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Ashford Hires Wholesaler for Southeast Region

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Ashford Securities LLC, a distributor of alternative investment offerings, has hired Michael Kerrigan as regional vice president of sales for the Southeast region.

In this role, Ashford says he will work with broker-dealers and financial advisors to provide education, market knowledge and support for the company’s offerings.

Kerrigan has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, with a background in distribution sales and marketing.

“We are thrilled to add a person of Michael’s character and abilities to our sales team. He has a proven track record of success and a great reputation in the financial advisor community,” said Ben Hilgers, senior vice president, national sales manager of Ashford Securities.

Prior to joining Ashford, Michael was the regional vice president for the Southeast region at Gladstone Securities, distributing non-traded preferred investments for nearly two years. Previously, Michael was a regional vice president of sales with Sammons Retirement Solutions, Midland National and SC Distributors.

Kerrigan has a bachelor’s degree in business management and holds FINRA Series 7 and 65 registrations.

Ashford Securities is a broker-dealer that serves as the distributor for investment products offered by the Ashford group of companies. Ashford is an alternative asset management company with a portfolio of strategic operating businesses that provides global asset management, investment management, and related services to the real estate and hospitality sectors.

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