(Birmingham, AL—June 2, 2020)— Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc. (HCB), a subsidiary of Advisor Group, announced today that Eleanor Johnson, CPA, CLU®, CGMA®, has rejoined the company as Founding Principal. Ms. Johnson will be focused on partnering with institutional and independent advisors to provide customized insurance solutions for their clients.
“I am extremely excited that Eleanor has chosen to come back to Highland. Her voracity for hard work and detail has made her a leader in our industry,” said Greg Mack, Chief Distribution Officer-Life at Highland Capital Brokerage. “Highland is thrilled to have her back on the team.”
A nationally recognized keynote speaker, Ms. Johnson has worked in the insurance industry for 38 years, 25 of those previously with Highland as founding Managing Principal and board member.
Jim Gelder, CEO of Highland Capital Brokerage, stated, “The unmatched talent, expertise, and leadership that Eleanor brings to our team is a boon to our partners and their clients, further elevating the exemplary service and support that is a hallmark of Highland.”
Prior to returning to HCB, Ms. Johnson managed institutional account distribution at John Hancock, ultimately working across all channels as a speaker at national industry events. She is also a qualifying member of Forum 400, a former AALU board member, and founder of the AALU brokerage task force.
Ms. Johnson’s focus territory will be Arizona, working with many of HCB’s institutional accounts as well as with select advisors and independent agents. She is the first of several new hires the company is making to expand and enhance its nationwide point-of-sale sales team.
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About Advisor Group
Advisor Group, Inc. is the nation's largest network of independent wealth management firms, serving approximately 11,300 financial professionals and overseeing over $450 billion in client assets. The firm is mission-driven to support the strategic role that advisors can play in the lives of their clients. Securities and investment advisory services are offered through its affiliated broker-dealers: FSC Securities Corporation; Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.; SagePoint Financial, Inc.; Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.; Securities America, Inc.; Triad Advisors, LLC.; Investacorp, Inc.; KMS Financial Services, Inc.; and Securities Service Network, LLC, members FINRA and SIPC, and Registered Investment Advisers. Cultivating a spirit of entrepreneurship and independence, Advisor Group champions the enduring value of financial professionals and is committed to being in their corner every step of the way. For more information visit https://www.advisorgroup.com.