Independent Financial Partners Launches IFP Group

 Top Advisory Firm to Provide Insurance Solutions to Independent Advisors Throughout the Country

TAMPA, Fla., January 3, 2013 – Independent Financial Partners (“IFP”) (www.ifpartners.com), one of the nation’s 50 largest Registered Investment Advisory firms*, today announced the launch of IFP Insurance Group. The platform supports all independent financial advisors while expanding in-house professional services to work directly with IFP advisors. Locally integrating product knowledge with innovative planning strategies in a consistently familiar support system greatly enhances advisor efficiency and effectiveness.

“The launch of IFP Insurance Group is driven by the ultimate goal of providing our advisors with cost-effective access to a broad suite of insurance solutions,” said William Hamm, CFA, CFP®, CLU, and CEO of Independent Financial Partners. “We are excited to expand our expertise and will continue to find ways to support our network of over 500 advisors.”

Superior strategic alliances coupled with better managed underwriting will allow IFP Insurance Group to consistently deliver successful placement of life insurance solutions. Advisors in any discipline who work with the IFP network will benefit from the ability to offer better insurance services to their clients.
IFP Insurance Group is headed by Jayne Alford, CFP®, CLU, CH.F.C, and Managing Director, a strategic marketer and point-of-sale expert in insurance, has dedicated her 30 years career to progressive business development for financial advisors. She is supported by Kelle Schnabel, Insurance Services Specialist, who has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and works with advisors to obtain quotes, conduct policy reviews, achieve needed licenses and answer questions.

The launch of IFP Insurance Group is driven by the ultimate goal of providing our advisors with cost-effective access to a broad suite of insurance solutions

“Awareness makes opportunity visible. We support each independent advisor with our knowledge and services so that they can offer better choices and deliver enhanced resources to their clients,” said Alford. “It is rewarding to see advisors grow and expand their range of services as a result of joining our network.” The new website will be www.ifpinsurancegroup.com

About Independent Financial Partners Independent Financial Partners is a comprehensive wealth management firm located in Tampa, Florida with a reputation for excellence in our industry. Advisors who align with Independent Financial Partners provide in-depth knowledge and experience to support every detail of their clients’ financial plans, setting themselves apart from other wealth advisors by simplifying the wealth management process for their clients. We maintain a growing, well-orchestrated approach to coordinating the many services and strategic partnerships required to develop effective, comprehensive strategies for the wealth of our advisors’ clients. For more information, please visit www.ifpartners.com.

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Independent Financial Partners, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial.