PHOENIX, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Advisor Group, one of the nation's largest networks of independent financial advisory firms, comprised of FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial and Woodbury Financial, continues to attract top talent to its executive team with the appointment of Greg Stockett as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Nina McKenna as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel.
As CFO, Stockett has responsibility for all finance, accounting and financial reporting functions for the business. In her roles as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, McKenna has oversight of the company's legal and risk functions. Both will be located in Advisor Group's Phoenix, AZ headquarters and will report directly to Jamie Price, President & CEO of Advisor Group.
"Nina and Greg's extensive experience in their respective fields gives them a unique ability to navigate the rapidly changing legal and financial landscapes for advisors and their clients," said Price. "They exemplify the high caliber of talented executives who are the driving force of Advisor Group's reputation as a premier wealth management firm in the independent space."
Stockett joins Advisor Group from REDI Global Technologies, a leading multi-asset execution management system used by large broker-dealers and their institutional trading clients, where he held dual roles as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to REDI, Greg held senior leadership positions with several financial firms, including BondDesk Group, Barra Inc., and Deloitte & Touche, LLP, among others. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in corporate finance and accounting from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
McKenna comes to Advisor Group from Cetera Financial Group, where she served as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. Earlier roles include senior legal counsel at ING Americas' Broker-Dealer Group, the law firm of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal in its corporate and securities group, NASD Regulation, Inc. in its District 4 Enforcement Department and Oppenheimer Industries, Inc. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy at Williams College in Massachusetts and was awarded First Honors at the London School of Economics. She received her Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the University of Kansas Law School.
"As we support our advisors and their clients in this new fiduciary era, a deep understanding of the strategic nature of risk as well as the support of a strongly capitalized and financially well-run partner is critical in helping them navigate the evolving landscape," said Valerie Brown, Executive Chairman of Advisor Group. "Greg and Nina each bring a unique set of skills to our organization that will augment our existing expertise in these areas. Welcome Greg and Nina to Advisor Group's executive leadership team."
About Advisor Group
Advisor Group, Inc. is one of the nation's largest networks of independent financial advisors, serving over 5,000 advisors and overseeing approximately $160 billion in client assets. Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, the firm is mission-driven to support the heroic role that advisors can play in the lives of their clients, offering securities and investment advisory services through its subsidiaries FSC Securities Corp., Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial and Woodbury Financial Services, as broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and members of FINRA and SIPC. Lightyear Capital LLC, a private equity firm specializing in financial services investing, and PSP Investments, one of Canada's largest pension investment managers, are majority owners of Advisor Group.
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