TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--INVEST Financial Corporation® (INVEST), a member broker-dealer in the National Planning Holdings®, Inc. (NPH) network, one of the largest independent broker-dealer networks in the United States, has announced the appointment of Jason Albino as senior vice president and chief compliance officer for the firm. In this role, Albino will be responsible for leading INVEST’s Compliance team and overseeing the company’s adherence to state and federal regulations.
“INVEST is committed to providing our advisors with resources, training and tools to help them adapt to the new regulatory environment created by the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule,” said Steve Dowden, president and CEO of INVEST and executive vice president and chief operations officer of NPH. “Jason’s approach to navigating the complexities of our industry will be a terrific asset to both our home office and the field as we prepare for the implementation of the rule.”
Albino will be based in Tampa and report to Daniel Wright, NPH chief compliance officer. He replaces Ruth Burgess, who recently retired.
Before joining INVEST, Jason served as chief compliance officer at Penn Mutual Life Insurance, and its affiliated independent broker-dealer Hornor, Townsend & Kent in Horsham, Pennsylvania. During his 19 years in the industry, he has served in a variety of compliance functions including within anti-money laundering, advisory and branch exam programs. He has been active with the Financial Services Institute (FSI) and has served on the FSI Compliance Council. Jason graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in finance, and holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 9, 10, 24, 53 and 63 registrations.
About INVEST Financial Corporation
Founded in 1982, INVEST Financial Corporation, member FINRA/SIPC, (www.investfinancial.com) is a full-service broker-dealer that provides investment products and services to independent advisors and financial institutions nationwide. INVEST's mission is to help make its clients' lives easier by providing exceptional service, award-winning technology and a variety of resources that enable profitable growth. INVEST is a subsidiary of National Planning Holdings®, Inc. (NPH) - one of the largest independent broker-dealer networks in the U.S. NPH is an affiliate of Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®, www.jackson.com), a leading provider of retirement solutions.
INVEST Financial Corporation, member FINRA, SIPC, a Registered Broker-Dealer and Registered Investment Advisor, and its affiliated insurance agencies offer securities, advisory services, and certain insurance products. Products are: Not FDIC or NCUA insured; Not deposits of, obligations of, or guaranteed by any bank or credit union; Subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of principal amount invested.