National Planning Corporation Appoints Patricia McCallop as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--()--National Planning Corporation® (NPC®), one of the country’s leading independent broker-dealers, has announced the appointment of Patricia McCallop as vice president and chief compliance officer for the firm.

“Patty’s wealth of knowledge and pragmatic approach to navigating the complexities of our industry and regulatory environment will be a tremendous asset to the organization”

McCallop will be responsible for leading NPC’s Compliance team and overseeing the company’s adherence to state and federal regulations. She will be based in Santa Monica and report to John C. Johnson, president and chief executive officer, with shared oversight by Gerry Gunderson, senior vice president and general counsel of Regulatory Affairs.

“Patty’s wealth of knowledge and pragmatic approach to navigating the complexities of our industry and regulatory environment will be a tremendous asset to the organization,” said Johnson. “I’m confident she will be an ambassador for our culture by maintaining the supportive relationship we’ve established between our home office and the field.”

McCallop rejoins NPC after serving in the role of assistant vice president of Advisory Compliance for NPC from October 2010 to April 2012. Following this position, she led the Compliance team at Zuk Financial Group in Lake Forest, CA. McCallop brings 11 years of compliance experience to her new position. She is a graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts and holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maine School of Law. McCallop maintains State Bar memberships in Maryland, North Carolina and Maine. She also holds FINRA Series 7, 24 and 66 registrations and California Life, Accident and Health licenses.

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® (Jackson®). 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 3,480 registered representatives (as of December 31, 2014). NPH and Jackson are wholly owned by Prudential plc (NYSE: PUK), a company incorporated in England and Wales. 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.

Contacts

National Planning Corporation
Melissa Hernandez, 303.224.7572
melissa.hernandez@npholding.com