Los Angeles, CA - September 22, 2011 – Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc. (HCB), a subsidiary of National Financial Partners Corp. (NFP), a leading provider of benefits, insurance and wealth management services, announced today that David R. Braun, CLU, has been named managing principal of the company’s Los Angeles office.
“We are very excited to have David and his expertise at the helm of HCB Los Angeles,” said Rebecca Wingate, president of Highland Capital Brokerage. “He brings to us invaluable insight in the institutional accounts, independent broker dealer platform, and with independent agents/property and casualty marketplace.”
Braun’s background includes building the life insurance platform at Wells Fargo and wholesaling roles at Travelers and Reliastar. He was also a co-founder of Investigo Corporation, a financial services web-based data aggregation and CRM firm. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. Braun is active in community service, including boardships with Minnesota Swimming-USA Swimming.
The HCB Los Angeles office has a solid presence in southern California and Los Angeles, dating back over 50 years. The HCB Los Angeles office recently expanded its space and moved to a new location, 865 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3150.
About Highland Capital Brokerage
Committed to helping successful financial advisors and insurance professionals to grow their business with high net-worth clients, Highland Capital Brokerage creates trusted relationships by delivering customized insurance solutions, personalized local service and support, and superior value. HCB has differentiated itself among multi-carrier brokerage agencies through an emphasis on providing value-added marketing and point-of-sale support. HCB provides objective access to major insurance carriers, advanced planning support, expertise in risk underwriting, and back office processing to insurance brokers, financial planners, and various institutions such as banks, wirehouses, and certified public accountant firms. HCB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Financial Partners Corp.
To learn more about Highland Capital Brokerage, visit www.highlandbrokerage.com.
National Financial Partners Corp. (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. For more information, please visit www.nfp.com.
Securities offered through NFP Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Highland Capital Brokerage is an affiliate of NFP Securities, Inc.
Wilma Turner, Highland Capital