OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Lights Distributors, LLC ("NLD") has expanded its Active Wholesale Marketing business with the appointment of Flavia Samper as Director of Inside Sales. In her new role, Ms. Samper will be responsible for working with NLD clients to assess marketing opportunities, and create sales and marketing campaigns to facilitate sales growth and help clients meet their long-term distribution goals.
NLD launched its Active Wholesale Marketing business in 2014 to complement investment advisors' existing sales and marketing efforts. The Active Wholesale Marketing division works alongside clients to raise brand awareness, cultivate and retain relationships and, ultimately, raise assets. For more information about NLD's Active Wholesale Marketing business, please visit http://www.nldistributors.com/active-marketing-services.
"Flavia's background working at a top-ten independent broker-dealer and in asset management developing top-down and bottom-up sales and marketing opportunities will help our clients develop strategies to generate scalable growth and build relationships with investors and other parties," said Alma Piscitello, Senior Vice President and Head of Strategic Relationships at Northern Lights Distributors. "Her expertise and skillset will be valuable as we continue enhancing the depth and breadth of distribution and sales assistance we provide to our clients."
Ms. Samper will manage the day-to-day activities of NLD's wholesale team, and will be based in the firm's Omaha office. She will report to Ms. Piscitello.
Prior to NLD, Ms. Samper served as a Senior Consultant of Advisory Services at Securities America, where she was responsible for providing a territory of 400 independent financial advisors with guidance to aid business growth. Before joining Securities America, she held a Business Development/Internal Wholesaler position at Schroder Investment Management, where she developed offshore fund offerings for various distribution channels and also developed and executed marketing campaigns for product launches.
"Northern Lights Distributors understands the importance of acting as an engaged partner to help investment advisors grow their funds, and develop and execute sales and marketing opportunities," said Ms. Samper. "I am proud to join the firm and play a role in further enhancing the client experience for advisors in today's ever-changing environment."
About Northern Lights Distributors, LLC
Northern Lights Distributors, LLC ("NLD") is a broker-dealer specializing in providing comprehensive, advisor-driven fund distribution solutions. Driven by their mission to help advisors navigate the distribution universe, NLD serves as an engaged partner empowering over 120 investment advisors to focus their time on active fund distribution. NLD's primary distribution services include: providing access to hundreds of established selling agreements, processing 12b-1 payments, facilitating National Securities Clearing Corp. ("NSCC") trading and administering advertising review and submission with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. ("FINRA"). NLD is a member of FINRA/SIPC.
Treating each relationship uniquely, NLD works side by side with investment advisors to grow assets in their funds by offering sales and distribution support as well as assistance with defining and implementing marketing and distribution plans. NLD's relationship managers help advisors create customized distribution solutions with intermediaries to enable their funds to grow.
NLD is a subsidiary of NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, which has more than 750 employees and over $380 billion in assets under management and administration, and TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm. For more information, visit www.nldistributors.com.
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