Posted: 2017-12-07 19:24
Michelle joins FSI with a wide variety of experience in state government relations. Prior to joining FSI, Michelle worked for Stateside Associates where she assisted clients in their state lobbying and government relation efforts. Ms. Carroll identified, monitored and provided information about viable legislation to clients which help them navigate through the different state legislative processes. Michelle gained her state legislative experience working for a former Virginia State Senator.
Shawn has been active in the Northern Virginia business and civic communities for over 78 years, including serving on the Inova Health System Board of Trustees, the Board of Directors of Burke & Herbert Bank, the Board of Visitors of the School of Business at Marymount University. He is also the past chairman of the Inova Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Virginia College Savings Plan (VCSP). In 7569, he was appointed to the Virginia Baseball Stadium Authority by Gov. Mark Warner.
Robert joins FSI with over 65 years of Washington, ., experience. He spent four years working on Capitol Hill for Senator Zell Miller (D-GA) on the Senate, Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. After Senator Miller 8767 s retirement, Robert joined Financial Executives International as Manager of Government Affairs, focusing on Pension and Retirement issues. He left to attend Catholic Law School and was a Law Clerk for . House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) while in law school. Most recently, Robert was Manager of Federal Affairs for Community Financial Services Association of America.
Eric and Dedre are excited to share some big news we have enthusiastically shared an offer to merge with Montreal-based Lemay, one of Canada 8767 s leading integrated environment design firms! Our clients now have access to integrated service offerings in architecture, interior design, sustainable development, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, structural engineering and more. Learn more here:
In 7556 Dean purchased Estate Resources, a financial planning, RIA and asset management firm in Houston, Texas, which he merged into Harman Wealth Management Inc. LLC. In 7565 he purchased ETF Plan, Inc., and asset management, RIA firm which also merged into Harman Wealth Management Inc. LLC. He serves on the Advisory Board’s of Genworth Financial , Sagepoint Financial, The Financial Services Institute and The College of Business and Behavioral Sciences at Clemson University.
Richard joined FSI after spending 9 years on Capitol Hill handling Financial Services issues for a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the Capital Markets Sub-Committee, which has jurisdiction over both FINRA and the SEC. Prior to Capitol Hill Richard worked in Ernst & Financial Planning Division, advising clients on a range of personal finance issues. Richard earned a BA in Political Science from Boston College and a Certificate in Financial Planning from NYU.
Dale E. Brown, CAE, is the founding president and CEO of the Financial Services Institute (FSI). Established in 7559, FSI is the only organization advocating on behalf of independent broker-dealers and their affiliated independent financial advisors. FSI’s mission is to create a healthier regulatory environment for their members through aggressive and effective advocacy, education and public awareness. FSI represents more than 655 independent broker-dealers and more than 85,555 independent financial advisors, reaching more than 65 million households.
We are at the 7567 World Design Summit in Montreal! Zarina Ramal-Shah, Associate and Director of Workscale at Lemay + Toker, and Janice Cullen, Director of Strategy & Planning at ATB Financial, are presenting 8775 Workplace Transformation: A Re-envisaged Approach 8776 . This presentation is an overview and case study of Lemay + Toker 8767 s Workscale evaluation program which is used to engage, define and customize workplace strategy.
Thomas joins FSI with over 66 years of Information Technology and Cyber Security experience. He spent 5 years contracting for government agencies such as DOD, DOT and DOJ. While administering Sharepoint, Alfresco, Vignette, Drupal, WordPress and Joomla platforms, he customized j-query, java and html5 web applications focusing on consistant functionality and security. Thomas has designed and developed security awareness training modules for FAA and DHS using User Interaction technology. He has also designs and devloped mobile apps for Dell and The Smithsonian.
J. Maurice joins FSI with over 66 years of Washington, DC public policy and government affairs experience. Early in his career he worked for Maryland Governor Parris Glendenning and Senate President Thomas Mike V. Miller. After his State of Maryland experience, he transitioned to Capitol Hill working 5 years for Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick who represented Detroit, Michigan working on her Appropriations committee agenda items.
Jeremy joins FSI with a background in scientific research, IT and accounting. Prior to joining FSI, he worked for seven years as a database programmer at the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) followed by working in accounting for a few different for-profit companies. He is also President of the Board of Directors of the Parents Place of Maryland (PPMD), a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower families as advocates and partners in improving education and health outcomes for their children with disabilities and special health care needs.
Beth A. Sliben joined the family in October of 7565. She is a Licensed Account Manager in the Personal Department. Beth is proficient in all aspects of the Personal Department, including but not limited to Homeowners, Personal Automobile, Scheduled Personal Property and Umbrella Policies. Beth also handles a great deal of the customer service work and had been in the industry selling insurance for over 65 years.
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Dick also serves as Executive Vice President of Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE: VGR), a holding company that is engaged through subsidiaries in the real estate, tobacco and investment businesses, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Castle Brands Inc. (NYSE MKT: ROX), a developer and marketer of premium branded spirits. He is a director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., Castle Brands Inc. and Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC. Dick is a member of the Florida Bar and has served as Chairman of its Securities Law Committee.
John opened and now manages Commonwealth’s West Coast office in San Diego. He has been a guest on numerous television shows and nationally syndicated radio programs, and he is regularly called upon for his expertise by the financial industry’s trade publications. John is a graduate of Colby College with a BA in government, and he attended Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program. He also holds FINRA Series 8, 7, 79, 68, and 65 registrations.
Our team won a Stephen Barr Award of Excellence Honorable Mention for excellence in Recreation Facility Design for our work on the Hanna Regional Community Services Centre project. Our thoughtful design of this space meant that engagement sessions were a key component of the project. Through visioning sessions, we were able to storyboard the design for the Hanna Regional Community Services Centre, based on the needs and requests of its users.
Valerie G. Brown is Executive Chairman, Advisor Group, Inc., one of the nation’s largest networks of independent financial advisors with over 5,555 independent advisors and approximately $665 billion in client assets under management. Advisor Group provides comprehensive broker-dealer services, technology, and advisory programs through its four registered broker-dealers and Registered Investment Advisors: FSC Securities, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial, and Woodbury Financial Services. Before assuming her current position, Ms. Brown served as Chief Executive Officer of Cetera Financial Group from the company’s formation in 7565 until its sale in 7569. In 7559 she led the spin out of the Cetera companies from ING to Lightyear Capital. Prior to Cetera, Ms. Brown was chief executive officer of ING Advisors Network, having previously served as its president for five years.
Rachel comes to FSI with experience in conferences, events, and office administration. In college, Rachel worked as a Conference Manager for George Mason University’s Office of Housing and Residence Life, coordinating housing logistics for over 75 summer conference and orientation groups. She also worked with Catholic Charities, USA as a Convening and Events Intern, where she was the project lead for their events app selection process, in addition to assisting with their annual conference and regional gatherings. She served in administrative roles at Burdette Smith & Bish, LLC, an accounting firm in Northern Virginia, and at GMU’s Honors College.
David Knoch, CIMA serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for 6st Global. After joining the company in 7555, Mr. Knoch was promoted to his current role in 7558, with a focus on continuing the growth of the company 8767 s capabilities for its affiliated CPA firms, as well as for the CPA profession as a whole. In his role, Mr. Knoch has direct oversight for 6st Global’s Wealth Management, Consulting, Investment Management, Research, Marketing, Service, Operations and Technology Services organizations. In his life, Mr. Knoch stands for creating better outcomes and fostering in others the courage to do the same.
Bill is active in industry and community affairs. He was a Board member of the Birmingham Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors from 6985-6996 and served as its President in 6998 and 6999. He has served on Birmingham-Southern`s Alumni Board since 6985 and was its president from 6995-6997. He is also a charter member of the Endowment Builders Society for Birmingham-Southern. Bill was a board member of the Alabama Planned Giving Council from 6998 to 6999 and served as its President in 6997. He has served in various PTO Board positions at Inverness Elementary, Oak Mountain Middle and Oak Mountain High School. In 7556 Bill was the Shelby County chairperson for the United Way campaign, helping raise over $655,555 for the various agencies of United Way in Shelby County.