LEAWOOD, Kan., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariner Wealth Advisors, the wealth management firm led by chief executive officer Martin C. Bicknell – ranked nationally as a Top Ten Independent Financial Advisor by Barron's – today announced the hiring of Matt Veatch to lead the firm's effort to expand its insurance and executive benefits consulting services. Veatch, an insurance industry veteran with nearly two decades of experience, joins Mariner following positions with Metis Companies and Lockton Companies in Kansas City.
"Matt has an extensive insurance background that includes developing benefit plans and insurance solutions for organizations and high-net-worth individuals," said Bicknell. "We are looking forward to the value he will bring to our clients and our advisors as we design customized, holistic wealth solutions."
The hiring of Veatch is the latest in a series of initiatives to provide industry-leading insight, resources and guidance to the firm's clients, which also includes the firm's recent addition of renowned investment professional, William Greiner, as chief investment officer.
"Insurance is an important component of any wealth plan, and we have seen a need among our clients for added guidance in this area," said Bicknell. "Our goal was to hire a leading industry expert to provide the types of solutions our clients are seeking. I believe we have found that expert in Matt Veatch, and I look forward to his guidance."
About Mariner Wealth Advisors
Mariner Wealth Advisors is an independent, national wealth advisory firm that provides unbiased financial advice focused on meeting client needs. Mariner's performance has resulted in steady growth and recognition as one of the top financial advisors in the industry.
Mariner's expert wealth advisory teams help clients achieve and maintain financial peace of mind – preserving the wealth they have created and building a legacy for future generations of family and business leaders. The firm's services include:
* The Barron's recognitions are based upon information compiled using data for Mariner Holdings, a global financial services firm that owns and manages both Mariner Wealth Advisors and its affiliate, Montage Investments, an independent asset management firm.
SOURCE Mariner Wealth Advisors