Nicole Johnson Hired as Director of Recruiting

The Investment Center, Inc. welcomes 23 Year AIG Veteran

BEDMINSTER, NJ–(Marketwired – Jul 15, 2014) – The Investment Center, Inc. (TIC), an independent broker-dealer, has hired Nicole Johnson to head up their recruiting efforts. Johnson, a 23 year veteran of AIG Advisor Group, comes to TIC as director of recruiting. She has more than 20-years financial services experience with 10 of those successfully leading recruiting. Johnson’s primary responsibility will be to recruit new advisors to the firm, assist with business development and maintain the outstanding transition service that all new advisors experience at TIC. She will report to Kimberly A. Branch, CFP®, chief marketing officer.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Previously Johnson was assistant director, recruiting and business development for Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. whose parent company is AIG Advisor Group. There she used her entrepreneurial spirit to shape Woodbury’s recruiting efforts and developed comprehensive recruiting strategies to identify new opportunities and markets, using measurable tactics. Her region led Woodbury in recruited GDC on an annual basis.

“We have made a commitment to grow The Investment Center by investing in both human and intellectual capital.” said Ralph J. DeVito, CEO and president. “This is exactly why we need Nicole. She is very motivated and has shown proven recruiting results with her relationship management. We welcome her to our team and family.”

Johnson’s past experience includes investor communications, key account management, business development coaching and project management. A graduate from University of Wisconsin-Madison, she holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 26 and 63 licenses.




About The Investment Center, Inc.
Established in 1986, The Investment Center, Inc., is an independent broker-dealer based in Bedminster, NJ serving approximately 300 financial advisors throughout the United States. For more information about TIC, visit, four time winner of the “Broker-Dealer of the Year” award.*

*Based on a poll of registered representatives and advisors conducted by Investment Advisor magazine. Broker-Dealers rated highest by their representatives are awarded “Broker-Dealer of the Year.”