HBI has expanded its advisor support team with the addition of two new professionals. Damon Thomas joins HBI as a practice management consultant, and Dan Borten joins HBI as a life insurance specialist.
BETHESDA, Md.--Independent broker-dealer H. Beck, Inc. (HBI) has expanded its advisor support team with the addition of two new professionals.
Damon Thomas joins HBI as a practice management consultant responsible for developing financial advisor practice management and coaching programs to aid advisors’ success. Thomas, who has nearly 20 years of experience in financial services, most recently worked for Wells Fargo Advisors.
Dan Borten joins HBI as a life insurance specialist, a newly created position tasked with identifying and developing a comprehensive and strategic approach to life insurance sales. Borten has worked in the insurance industry for more than 30 years.
“Damon and Dan are outstanding additions to HBI’s support team and will be valuable resources that will enhance our advisors’ practices,” said Jim Dresselaers, H. Beck president.
H. Beck, Inc. was incorporated in 1984 and, in addition to its Bethesda headquarters, has operations in Long Beach, Calif. The firm provides broker-dealer services to more than 700 registered representatives in 540 offices across the U.S. and is currently recognized by Investment News and Financial Planning magazines as a Top 50 Independent Broker-Dealer based upon annual revenue for 2014. H. Beck was purchased by Securian Financial Group, Inc. in 2008. H. Beck is a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC and registered investment advisor. H. Beck is a wholly owned subsidiary of Securian Financial Group, Inc.
Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, Securian is the holding company parent of a group of companies that offer a broad range of financial services.
Insurance products are issued by Minnesota Life Insurance Company in all states except New York. In New York products are issued by Securian Life Insurance Company, a New York authorized insurer. Both companies are headquartered in Saint Paul, Minn. Product availability and features may vary by state. Each insurer is solely responsible for the financial obligations under the policies and contracts it issues.