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IBD Hires Veteran Recruiter

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Securities America recently announced that it has hired Joel Triemstra as regional director, branch office development. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., Securities America is one of the nation’s largest independent broker-dealers.

In his new role, Mr. Triemstra will aid Securities America in managing the pipeline of prospective advisors that are considering joining the independent broker-dealer. He will support the region from the Western Great Lakes down through Alabama and will work with individuals, branches, and large offices to facilitate a smooth transition.

Mr. Triemstra, 53, has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Securities America, he served in recruiting roles at Sammons Securities, brokersXpress, LLC and LPL Financial. He holds the Series 7, Series 24 and Series 63 licenses.

“We are excited about the experience Joel brings to our team,” commented John Behn, Securities America’s first vice president of branch development. “We know advisors need a quality partner to help them through the process as they select a new broker-dealer that fits the goals of their practice, and are confident Joel fits that role.”

Securities America offers its 1,700 plus advisors a suite of alternative investments including direct participation programs and non-traded REITs.