BELLEVUE, Wash. — Symetra Investment Services, Inc., the broker-dealer subsidiary of Symetra Financial Corporation, has named Kimberly A. Branch, CFP®, as chief marketing officer. A 20-year financial services marketing veteran, Branch will develop marketing solutions to help SIS advisors grow their businesses. She reports to SIS President Richard Moran.
Branch joins Symetra from 4WARD Financial Marketing, Inc., a full-service marketing subsidiary of NEXT Financial Holdings, Inc., where she served as president. Before that, she was a regional vice president of business development, regional manager and wholesaler with AIG Financial Advisors, Inc.
“We are delighted to welcome Kimberly to SIS as our new chief marketing officer,” said Richard Moran. “She brings deep industry experience and proven marketing and relationship skills to our team. Recognized as a high-energy leader, Kimberly will play a pivotal role in supporting SIS advisors and expanding our broker-dealer operation.”
Branch’s past experience includes the development of coaching and practice management programs, strategic marketing plans, and advertising and public relations campaigns.
Branch holds a CFP®, CLTC and LUTCF, as well as Series 6, 7, 24, 53, 63 and 66 licenses and a life and health insurance license.
About Symetra Investment Services, Inc.
Symetra Investment Services, Inc., is a broker-dealer and registered investment advisor subsidiary of Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE: SYA), a diversified financial services company based in Bellevue, Wash. For more information about SIS, visit www.sisadvisor.com.