GWG Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GWGH), a financial services firm and sponsor of non-traded direct investment offerings, has hired Michele Drummond as vice president of national accounts responsible for broker-dealers and RIAs in the western half of the U.S., and
Ben Hilgers as regional vice president for Florida and Puerto Rico.
Michele Drummond has 15 years of financial services industry experience and most recently served as vice president of enterprise business solutions at Docupace Technologies. She has held positions at Virtua Partners, SC Distributors, Cole Capital, Walton International Group and Deutsche Bank. Drummond holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.
Ben Hilgers joins GWG after five years as a sales executive with Triloma in Winter Park, Florida, and 12 years at CNL Securities in Orlando. He is a certified financial planner and holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 24 licenses. Hilgers graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international business and Spanish from Minnesota State University, Moorhead.
“We’re pleased to be enhancing our sales team with these experienced executives,” said Merriah Harkins, GWG’s Executive Vice President of Retail Capital Markets. “Michele and Ben bring track records of integrity and a work ethic that will help us continue to provide exceptional service and products to our clients in the key territories they have taken responsibility for.”
GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GWGH), through subsidiaries The Beneficient Company Group and GWG Life, owns and manages a portfolio of alternative assets that includes $2 billion in life insurance policy benefits and exposure to a loan portfolio secured by 118 alternative investment funds, as of March 31, 2020.