ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H. Beck, Inc., an independent broker-dealer headquartered in Bethesda, MD, recently announced two additions to its senior management team.
Scott C. Thorson was appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer of Capital Financial Group Inc., a service affiliate of H. Beck, Inc. Thorson, of Rockville, MD, is a 27-year financial services veteran with 20 years at Ameriprise and seven years as chief operating officer at Securian Financial Services, Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree from Winona State University, Winona, MN and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.
Sharon L. Scibek was named vice president of human resources. Scibek has more than 20 years of experience in HR leadership and professional development. Most recently, she led the HR function at Econometrica, a research and management consulting firm in Bethesda, MD. Scibek, a Glen Burnie, MD resident, received her bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD and her master’s degree from Towson University, Towson, MD.
H. Beck, Inc., was incorporated in 1984 and, in addition to its Bethesda headquarters, has operations in Long Beach, CA. The firm provides broker-dealer services to 900 registered representatives in 540 offices across the US and is recognized by InvestmentNews and Financial Planning magazines as a Top 50 Independent Broker-Dealer based upon annual revenue. H. Beck was purchased by Securian Financial Group Inc. in 2008.
Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, it is the holding company parent of a group of companies that include CFG/H. Beck, Securian Financial Services, Minnesota Life Insurance Company and Securian Life Insurance Company, a New York admitted insurer.