NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE: NFP), a leading provider of benefits, insurance and wealth management services, today announced that Dan Schwamb has joined NFP Advisor Services Group as senior vice president, Business Development. Mr. Schwamb will report directly to James L. Poer, president, NFP Advisor Services Group. Mr. Schwamb was formerly vice president of business development for LPL Financial Corporation (LPL Financial), where he recruited more than 240 advisors with high levels of fees and gross production. Mr. Schwamb successfully led a top-tier territory, and was awarded LPL Financial's President's Award as a top performer.
Commenting on today's announcement, Mr. Poer said, "Dan has the essential skills and vision needed to develop and implement a successful business development strategy. He and his team will be recruiting new firms to NFP Advisor Services Group and new advisors to our existing firms. Dan has an exceptional track record of proven results, and we are pleased to have him join our organization."
Also commenting, Mr. Schwamb said, "NFP has a history of helping advisors build successful multidiscipline practices with industry-leading business platforms that empower independent financial advisors to grow their businesses. I look forward to contributing to the growth of the organization."
Mr. Schwamb holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Wesley College, and holds his FINRA Series 7, 73 and 65 licenses.
National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE: NFP), and its benefits, insurance and wealth management businesses provide diversified advisory and brokerage services to companies and high net worth individuals, partnering with them to preserve their assets and prosper over the long term. NFP advisors provide innovative and comprehensive solutions, backed by NFP's national scale and resources. NFP operates in three business segments. The Corporate Client Group provides corporate and executive benefits, retirement plans and property and casualty insurance. The Individual Client Group includes retail and wholesale life insurance brokerage and wealth management advisory services. The Advisor Services Group serves independent financial advisors by offering broker-dealer and asset management products and services. Most recently NFP was ranked eighth on Business Insurance's 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business; second on Business Insurance's Largest Agents and Brokers Headquartered in the U.S. Northeast; as the ninth Top Global Insurance Broker by Best's Review; operated the third largest Executive Benefits Provider of nonqualified deferred compensation plans by total clients as ranked by PlanSponsor; operated a top ten Independent Broker Dealer as ranked by Investment Advisor; had three advisors ranked in Barron's Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors and is a leading independent life insurance distributor according to many top-tier carriers. For more information, visit www.nfp.com.