Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: LTS, LTSL, LTS PrA, LTSF), a publicly-traded financial services company, has promoted Kirk Hulett, head of Ladenburg practice management, to the newly created position of senior vice president for organizational and practice development for Ladenburg’s entire enterprise.
Ladenburg has five independent advisory and brokerage subsidiaries, including Securities America, Triad Advisors, KMS Financial Services, Investacorp and Securities Service Network.
In addition to continued executive leadership of Ladenburg practice management’s business coaching and consulting program, Hulett is also assuming oversight of enterprise conferences and events, spearheading organizational development efforts across Ladenburg and its subsidiaries, and coordinating strategic and business planning activities.
In addition to his responsibilities at Ladenburg, Hulett also serves as executive vice president of strategy and practice management at Securities America, a role he will continue to serve in tandem with his new position. Hulett joined Securities America in 1994.
“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,” said Adam Malamed, chief operating officer of Ladenburg. “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.”
Ladenburg Thalmann is the fourth-largest firm within the independent financial advice space and supports 4,300 financial advisors and more than $166.2 billion in advisory and brokerage client assets.