April 18, 2013 | Press Releases
Securities America’s Anderson Joins BISA Board
LA VISTA, Neb. – April 18, 2013 – Mike Anderson, first vice president of Financial Institutions and business growth at Securities America, has been named to the Bank Insurance and Securities Association’s (BISA) Board of Directors.
As a member of the Board of Directors, Anderson will attend all board meetings, provide feedback to BISA Leadership on issues related to the financial institutions channel in the independent broker-dealer world and help direct the growth of BISA in both membership and the value provided to our members.
“I am honored to represent Securities America as a member of the board of directors for the Bank Insurance and Securities Association,” Anderson said. “I look forward to working with the other talented members of the Board to strengthen the organization. I know I will benefit from their industry experiences as well as Securities America expands its presence in the financial institutions channel. ”
A former president of Accutrade and Ameritrade Inc., Anderson joined Securities America in January 2012 with more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Securities America, he was vice president of development and executive coach for Leadership Resources, a management development company. While president of Ameritrade Inc., he directed a fast-paced environment, employed changing technologies, expanded facilities and with a staff of 1,200, grew accounts from 98,000 to 641,000 in 18 months. Anderson also was the founding vice president of Ameritrade Advisor Services.
Following his 10 years with Ameritrade Holding Corporation, Anderson was president of InfoUSA, a direct mail marketing list manufacturer, and a principal at Charter Hill Partners, a regional mergers and acquisitions firm. Anderson has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Iowa State University.
The Bank Insurance and Securities Association is the leading financial services industry association dedicated to serving those responsible for the marketing, sales and distribution of securities, insurance, and other financial products and advisory services through the bank channel. Member companies include depository institutions of all sizes, their broker/dealer and mutual fund subsidiaries, third-party marketing companies, product manufacturers and firms providing products, technology or services to support these enterprises.
About Securities America
Headquartered in La Vista, Neb., Securities America Inc. is the nation’s eighth largest independent broker-dealer (as ranked by Financial Planning magazine, June 2012, based on 2011 total revenue). For more than 25 years, Securities America’s mission has been to foster the success of financial professionals so they can provide quality, objective counsel and services to their clients. Advisors benefit from the firm’s industry-leading programs in practice management, advisory services and retirement income distribution, supported by state-of-the-art technology. Founded in 1993, Securities America Advisors Inc. is an SEC-Registered Investment Advisory firm that offers investment management, financial advice and financial planning through a national network of independent financial advisors. Securities America Financial Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS). Securities America received the inaugural Thought Leadership Award from the Retirement Income Industry Association in March 2011. Additional information is available at www.securitiesamerica.com.