SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--National Planning Corporation (NPC®), one of the country’s leading independent broker-dealers, is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Montgomery to senior vice president of New Business Development. Montgomery will be responsible for overseeing NPC’s New Business Development team and spearheading all recruiting initiatives. He will be based in Santa Monica and reports to John Johnson, NPC president and chief executive officer.
“After an exhaustive search externally and internally, Scott emerged as the logical choice for this very important role”
“After an exhaustive search externally and internally, Scott emerged as the logical choice for this very important role,” said Johnson. “He is uniquely qualified to manage our recruiting team and lead the new business activities which are critical to our ongoing success. Throughout his tenure with NPC, Scott has proven himself to be a leader by enhancing the firm’s recruitment efforts, attracting the industry’s best and brightest advisors from across the country.”
Montgomery brings more than 11 years of independent broker-dealer experience and has recruited more than $120 million in gross dealer concessions (GDC) during his career. Most recently, he served as vice president of New Business Development for NPC where he was instrumental in establishing the firm’s newly enhanced recruiting incentive program.
Prior to joining NPC, Montgomery was vice president of New Business Development for LPL Financial. He also has more than 12 years of sales experience as a product wholesaler and financial advisor. Montgomery has been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years and currently holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations.
National Planning Corporation has more than 1,400 affiliated financial advisors across the United States and is one of the four firms in the National Planning Holdings, Inc.® (NPH®) network. For more information about National Planning Corporation, please visit www.joinnpc.com.
About National Planning Holdings, Inc.
National Planning Holdings, Inc. (NPH) is a broker-dealer holding company and an affiliate of Lansing, Mich.-based Jackson National Life Insurance Company. NPH serves as the holding company for the independent broker-dealers INVEST Financial Corporation, Investment Centers of America, National Planning Corporation, and SII Investments, Inc. Collectively, the NPH broker-dealer network currently has 3,543 registered representatives. NPH and Jackson are wholly owned by Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK), a company incorporated and with its principal place of business in the United Kingdom. Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.