Securities America’s Winters Wins FPA Nebraska Scholarship
The $1,000 scholarship is given to students pursuing the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER„¢ designation. In 2005, Securities America announced it would contribute $2,000 per year to the FPA Nebraska Scholarship Fund. In recognition of that contribution, FPA Nebraska named one of the awards the Securities America CFP® Scholarship.
Winters has been with Securities America since April 2008 when he began in the Operations Department as a trade support specialist. In the summer of 2010 he moved to the Compliance Department where he served as an analyst of branch exams before being promoted to his current position in the summer of 2011.
Winters holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance and banking from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and completed the CFP® Board's education requirement through Metropolitan Community College. He also has a Certificate of Achievement in Financial Planning and holds the Series 4, 7, 24, 53, 55 and 66 securities licenses. Winters is an alumni advisor for Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and served on Securities America's 2012 holiday charity drive committee.
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 financial 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.