Highland Capital Brokerage Announces New Managing Principal
Birmingham, AL, November 11, 2015 – Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc. (HCB) announced today that Jeffrey A. Orr, J.D. has been named Managing Principal for HCB Northwest in Seattle, WA. In this position, Mr. Orr will be focused on building and maintaining Highland Capital’s business as well as coaching and leading the HCB Northwest Sales Vice Presidents. He will support the SVP’s in their efforts to provide expertise, consultation, and targeted insurance strategies to the agents, advisors, and clients in the company’s distribution channels.
"We are very pleased that Jeff has accepted the position of Managing Principal,” said Jim Gelder, CEO. “Jeff’s experience and skill will provide new energy and momentum to our HCB Northwest complex and we are very excited about the proven leadership and growth potential that Jeff brings to the table.”
Prior to joining HCB as a Sales Vice President, Mr. Orr served as Senior Vice President, Distribution for Millennium Brokerage Group Institutional where he managed point of sale professionals, expanded the institutional group, and was responsible for all financial institution disability and life sales, including compliance oversight, marketing coordination, profit and loss management, and relationship management.
Mr. Orr held the position of Senior Regional Specialist at TIME Financial prior to his position at Millennium. In his role at TIME Financial, Mr. Orr was a leading point of sale life insurance producer working with financial advisors at top tier financial institutions and Wall Street firms providing planning-related insurance products to their clients.
Mr. Orr has his Juris Doctor from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.
About Highland Capital Brokerage
Highland Capital Brokerage is a national brokerage company providing point-of-sale support, advanced marketing, and creative estate and business planning techniques to financial advisors and insurance professionals. We deliver these services in an efficient, client-focused environment that extends to carrier and product expertise, underwriting negotiation, and complete back office processing. Our core competencies include life insurance, annuities, and long term care. HCB delivers objective access to major insurance carriers, advanced planning support, expertise in risk underwriting, and back office processing to insurance brokers, financial planners, and various institutions such as banks, wirehouses, and certified public accountant firms. To learn more about Highland Capital Brokerage, visit www.highlandbrokerage.com.
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About Ladenburg Thalmann
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.
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