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Jeffrey A. Orr, J.D., Joins Highland Capital Brokerage as Sales Vice President
(Birmingham, AL, August 19, 2015 – Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc. (HCB) announced today that Jeff Orr has joined the company as Sales Vice President serving both HCB Northwest and Southwest regions. In this position, Mr. Orr will be focused on partnering with institutional and independent advisors to customize insurance solutions for their clients.
"We are very pleased that Jeff has joined the HCB team,” said Jim Gelder, CEO. “Jeff brings tremendous expertise, passion, and enthusiasm which makes him a great addition to our company. I believe our producers and advisors will truly enjoy working with Jeff because he is extremely skilled and very customer focused.”
Prior to joining HCB, Mr. Orr served as Senior Vice President of 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 carrier and financial institution 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.
Jeff was Vice President of Estate and Financial Planning at LPL prior to his position at TIME where he managed a team of specialists who assisted advisors and their clients with the design and implementation of planning strategies and the associated insurance and annuity products.
Mr. Orr has his Juris Doctor from BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School.
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.