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Joseph H. Westendorf Named Regional Life Consultant for W&S Financial

Supports life insurance distribution through financial institutions

CINCINNATI – Sept. 25, 2018 – W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale distributor of annuities and life insurance from Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) member companies, has named Joseph H. Westendorf as regional life consultant, financial institutions.

Westendorf works with banks and their representatives to provide a comprehensive suite of life insurance product and fulfillment solutions from the Western & Southern family of companies. His territory covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

“Joe’s track record of sales production success and two decades of industry experience make him a key asset in fostering distribution relationships that attract and retain clients for financial institutions,” said Mark E. Caner, president of W&S Financial Group Distributors. “As he assists financial professionals in building their business, Joe supports our mission of helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for the sake of their legacy and the well-being of their beneficiaries.”

Before joining W&S Financial Group Distributors, Westendorf was with Great-West Financial and Franklin Templeton Investments. He holds an MBA from the University of Miami and a bachelor’s degree in business management from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina. He also holds FINRA Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 31, 63 and 65 registrations, and life and variable annuity licenses.

Westendorf resides in Bradenton, Florida.

 

 

About W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.
W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. (WSFinancialPartners.com) distributes fixed, variable and immediate annuities and life insurance products from Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company, all member companies of Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. Variable products are distributed through Touchstone Securities, Inc.* Marketing through a national network of broker-dealers, financial advisors, independent agents and financial institutions, W&S Financial Group Distributors assists financial professionals in helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy. For more information, visit WSFinancialPartners.com/MediaCenter.
*A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.
About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and celebrating 130 years this year, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($48.3 billion) and managed ($26.2 billion) total $74.5 billion as of June 30, 2018. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;1 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC;1 Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;2 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;2 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. Find more information on the Western & Southern family of companies. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of six major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.
1 A registered investment advisor.
2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA / SIPC.
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