Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., a publicly-traded financial services company, announced on Monday that it has promoted Kirk Hulett to Senior Vice President for Organisational and Practice Development. The new role will be for the entire enterprise, which consists of five independent advisory and brokerage (IAB) subsidiaries.
Hulett has been with Ladenburg for 24 years, joining in 1994. His current role is the Executive Vice President of Strategy & Practice Management at Securities America. This is one of the five subsidiaries of the group. He will continue to work in this role in tandem with his new position.
In this newly-created role, Hulett will report to Adam Malamed, Ladenburg’s Chief Operating Officer. He will continue to lead the business and consulting program for Ladeburg. In addition, we will oversee conferences and events and ensure they are implemented strategically.
Commenting on the position, Malamed said: “Kirk has a profound depth and breadth of expertise in organizational development, keen judgment and a great ability to inspire collaborative relationships with management and staff, based on a high degree of mutual trust.
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“Over the years, Kirk has been integral to Ladenburg with his involvement with multiple groundbreaking initiatives, such as our new Behavioral Financial Advice Training Program, while launching and growing successful business consulting initiatives across our entire enterprise, as Head of Ladenburg Practice Management.”
Before his position at Ladenburg, Hulett studied at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Here he earned a Master of Science for Industrial and Organisational Psychology.
Hulett is a Ladenburg veteran
Hulett also commented on his new role: “I am eager to adapt the experiences I have developed over the years at Securities America, and as Head of Ladenburg Practice Management, towards the broader mission of adding increased strategic value across Ladenburg’s subsidiaries, in close collaboration with each firm’s leadership team.
“There’s never been a more exciting time for Ladenburg and its subsidiaries to grow and succeed, given our company’s position as a leading innovator of the network model, delivering an ideal balance of ownership stability, scale and resources to financial advisors across the country, alongside a proven commitment to the unique brands, cultures and service models of each of Ladenburg’s subsidiary firms.”
Ladenburg is based in Miami, Florida. Its five IAB subsidiaries are Securities America, Triad Advisors, Securities Service Network, Investacorp and KMS Financial Services. The group also encompasses further companies ranging from marketing, life insurance, and an investment bank which has been apart of the New York Stock Exchange for more than 135 years.