The Financial Planning Association announced that Richard Salmen of GTrust Financial Partners in Overland Park, Kansas, is the president-elect of the 29,000-member planners’ association for 2008. Mark Johannessen becomes president, while Nick Nicolette becomes chair of the group.
New York Life Investment Management appointed David Bedard as senior managing director and CFO. NYLIM has more than $245 billion in assets under management.
James Clements has joined National Planning Holdings, Inc. as senior VP of advisory services. He will be responsible for the investment advisory service divisions of each of the four firms in the network and oversee the expansion of NPH’s advisory platform. He joins NPH following seven years with Park Avenue Securities LLC.