ProEquities names VP of business development

ProEquities, an independent financial advisory and brokerage firm and subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, has named Kim Davis as Vice President of Business Development. 

In this role, Davis will manage the firm’s long-term growth objectives by leading the recruitment of outside financial professionals and be responsible for boosting productivity by further strengthening its practice management offerings. She will report to ProEquities President Libet Anderson. 

Anderson says: “On behalf of the entire leadership team, I am delighted to welcome Kim to the ProEquities community. Over the course of her distinguished career, she has established herself as a trusted and enabling partner to countless financial professionals committed to delivering unmatched service to clients and growing their businesses. I’m excited about the prospect of working closely with Kim as she leverages her unique and proven gifts to enhance our existing practice management platform and reach the aggressive growth goals we have set for ourselves.” 
Davis is a 30-year financial services veteran, having started in the industry immediately upon her graduation from the University of Alabama. She has extensive experience attracting and developing top talent, as well as creating training and support programs that boost the success of financial professionals. During her career she has held leadership positions with a host of prominent firms, including Sterne Agee & Leach and Morgan Stanley. Most recently, she served as Managing Director of Strategy and Growth at Synovus Securities, Inc.
Davis says: “I am honored to join the ProEquities team. Over the years, the firm has developed a reputation for attracting ambitious and entrepreneurial-minded financial professionals, thanks to its ability to deliver responsive service, tailored solutions and direct access to the leadership team. I look forward to building upon this legacy, not only by further trumpeting our distinct culture within the market but also by developing high-touch, close relationships with existing financial professionals and advancing their professional development.”
Anderson says: “Our industry, like nearly every industry, has been forced to confront a series of unprecedented challenges in recent months, but with Kim’s leadership, I’m confident that our firm will continue to deliver the tools and services to financial professionals that will allow them to operate efficiently and meet the shifting preferences of their clients.”