Chicago, IL -- November 8, 2013 --
Leading independent financial marketing organization (FMO), Dressander| BHC,
launched a new advisory network dedicated to the specific needs and marketing
services required by broker dealers.
Called the DBHC Advisory Network, it brings innovative
marketing and sales programs to registered representatives with affiliated
broker dealers, giving them access to a powerful array of conservative
accumulation and guaranteed income solutions to penetrate the retirement
“We see a tremendous opportunity to expand our
distribution by offering our unique,
highly successful, well-respected , marketing and sales solutions and
administrative tools to the advisor/broker dealer market,” explains Mike Kalen,
CEO,Dressander|BHC and Futurity First Insurance Group.
According to Mike Dressander, President, DBHC Advisory
Network, the organization is an independent subsidiary of parent company, Futurity First Insurance Group, a $1 billion annuity marketing company accessing
top fixed indexed annuity carriers. The company’s extensive product portfolio
offers advisors the ability to select products that match clients’ criteria.
“Whether it's short- term or long-term
products; accumulation, income or benefit oriented solutions, DBHC Advisory
Network has it covered,” he says.
DBHC Advisory Network has a dedicated wholesaling leadership
team with over 30 years of experience.
Leading the network are Mike Kalen, Mike Dressander, Thomas Mahoney and
Kalen, CLU, ChFC, has worked with advisors at Futurity
First, Prudential Securities and as head of sales at Hartford Life
Insurance. He’s helped advisors grow
their practices with annuities and life insurance for 25 years, serves on the
board of trustees of the American College, and is a series 24 registered
Dressander is a 30 year veteran of the insurance industry,
holding senior management positions for 26 years. Throughout his career, he’s served
on advisory boards for major annuity companies, allowing him to keep a pulse on
the needs of advisors. He’s consistently
adapted to the changing annuity marketplace by introducing cutting-edge
prospecting and sales tools.
Mahoney, Head of Sales, has built a 26 year career in
financial services with deep experience in delivering successful sales
processes such as the 4D Consultative Process and “Live Too Long/Die Too Soon”
symposium. He’s also managed wholesalers for 7 years.
Papadopoulos, Senior Marketing Associate, has 10 years of
wholesaling experience working with broker dealers, banks and captive
producers. He’s dedicated to providing reps with the appropriate solutions
through case design, product knowledge, and sales ideas. He also delivers expert training sessions and
proven marketing programs to support reps as they grow their practices.
Additionally, DBHC Advisory Network has a marketing and
administrative platform to help advisors and broker dealers offer this product
line. “We’re known in the industry for creative marketing programs providing
new levels of networking and sales growth potential,” comments Dressander. “Our
goal is to get advisors in front of more prospects to address retirement
planning needs and offer quality annuity solutions to build their businesses
and protect their clients’ retirement.”
Dressander| BHC has a
combined 50+ year history of helping independent financial producers increase
their annuity and life insurance business. From the way the organization
approaches strategic alliances, to day-to-day answers given to agents and
representatives, a core value is to treat everyone honestly, fairly and with
integrity. Dressander|BHC has offices in Chicago, IL and Houston, TX. The firm is a subsidiary of Futurity First Insurance Group, a leading
financial services distribution organization based in Rocky Hill, CT.
For more information, contact Mike Dressander, 630-470-6622