Advisor Group appoints Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Accounting Officer
Advisor Group, a US network of independent wealth management firms, has appointed Larry Fisher, a seasoned human resources leader with nearly three decades of experience across various industries, as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Scott Seiffert, a 25-year financial services industry veteran who has held executive-level accounting, finance and audit roles at several prominent companies, as Chief Accounting Officer (CAO), effective immediately.
The new senior management team additions follow the appointments of President, Advice and Wealth Management Greg Cornick, Chief Financial Officer Jon Frojen and Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions Peter Clemson, a former senior leader at Charles Schwab. The onboarding of Mr. Fisher and Mr. Seiffert to Advisor Group’s executive leadership team provides another illustration of the company’s focus on leveraging its scale and extensive resources to attract talent who will help its 11,000-plus financial professionals achieve outsized growth.
Fisher will report to Advisor Group President and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Price, while Seiffert will report to Frojen.
Price says: “Larry Fisher and Scott Seiffert will play crucial roles in Advisor Group’s ongoing effort to build on our momentum as the nation’s leading network of wealth management firms, and we are excited to welcome them to our leadership team. Bringing aboard and nurturing top talent is core to our business strategy, and I cannot think of a better partner on the human resources side than Larry Fisher, whose broad-based perspective from his work across industries will be a great asset to us. Additionally, with his wealth of experience from supporting some of the biggest names in the investment management and accounting spaces, Scott Seiffert’s track record of integrity and professionalism in our industry is clear to see. I’m very excited to have professionals of their caliber on our team.