DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Insurance Services LLC, a subsidiary of Vanbridge LLC, an innovative life insurance and financial advisory distribution firm, is pleased to announce James Sibson, CFP, CLU has joined the firm as a Principal specializing in institutional relationships.
Mr. Sibson joins Universal with significant experience in the life insurance and financial services industry on both the carrier and brokerage sides. Most recently he served as the Senior Vice President for Insurance Designers of America where he worked with financial advisors, CPAs, attorneys and their clients to implement a variety of insurance based protection strategies. Jim's experience in estate, business and executive planning affords him a unique perspective when dealing with the multi-faceted issues facing today's high net worth individuals and businesses.
"We are pleased to welcome to the firm a Principal with Jim's tremendous depth in both insurance and financial services," said Michael C. Sorensen, Managing Principal of Universal. "Jim is joining us at an exciting time and will play an essential role in Universal's expansion into the financial institutional space," articulated Mitchell K. Smith, Managing Principal of Universal.
With nearly 30 years of experience, Mr. Sibson brings with him advanced technical skills in life insurance planning, annuities, long-term care, financial planning, asset allocation, investment planning and disability planning. In addition to holding the Chartered Life Underwriter designation from the American College, Mr. Sibson is also Certified Financial Planner and a graduate of Gettysburg College.
About Universal Insurance Services
Universal Insurance Services, a subsidiary of Vanbridge LLC, is a life insurance and financial advisory distribution firm, which consults, advises and coaches professionals around the country. Universal serves high net worth individuals, corporate, private equity, executive benefit, RIAs, insurance agents, attorneys, CPA's, investment organizations, broker dealers and general agencies, as an objective specialist. Universal provides sophisticated consulting services that create a strategic foundation for estate planning, executive benefits and business planning. Universal attains the best possible solutions for their clients, through advanced planning techniques, underwriting, carrier and product support, sales assistance and more. For more information, please visit uiservices.com
Julie F. Smith
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