BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProEquities, Inc., a subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, today announced Christopher W. Flint will join Protective Life as the president and CEO of ProEquities to focus on long-term growth strategies for ProEquities and its financial advisors.
“Chris has distinguished himself across the independent broker-dealer community through his ability to build meaningful relationships, his thoughtful approach to innovation and strategy, and his impressive track record,” said Matt Riebel, senior vice president of distribution companies for Protective.
Flint is a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry who most recently served as the president of Lincoln Financial Securities (LFS) and the head of Lincoln Financial Network’s advisor recruitment and acquisition strategies. Flint had been with Lincoln Financial Group since 2006. Prior to his tenure with Lincoln, Flint was with Securities America, ultimately serving as senior vice president of branch office development, where he led advisor recruiting and business acquisitions.
“ProEquities is dedicated to being one of the nation’s leading providers of wealth management, retirement planning and investment advice, and I look forward to helping elevate the advisor and client experience,” said Flint.
“This is an exciting time to be joining ProEquities,” Flint continued. “They have an outstanding reputation for their commitment to independent advisors and the guidance and advice they provide to their clients. As a result of this commitment, they have developed exceptional, long-standing relationships with their advisors, and they deliver outstanding service and provide strong hybrid investment advisory solutions through relationships with companies like Pershing and Envestnet.”
Flint earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and master’s degrees in Business Administration and Information Systems from Creighton University. He holds the Series 4, 7, 24, 53, 63, and 66 securities licenses, as well as the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) designation.
Founded in 1985, ProEquities is a service, relationship and growth-oriented broker-dealer for independent registered representatives and investment advisors. The firm has more than 1,000 registered representatives and registered investment advisors across the United States and is the 40th largest broker-dealer in the financial services industry.
For more information on ProEquities, please visit www.proequities.com.
ABOUT PROTECTIVE LIFE
Protective Life Corporation is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. The Company provides financial services through the production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment products throughout the United States. It has annual revenue of approximately $4.4 billion and as of December 31, 2014, had assets of approximately $70.5 billion.
For more information on Protective Life, please visit www.protective.com.
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