Kirk Hulett, senior vice president of strategy and practice management, speaks at the 2009 Connect! National Conference for Securities America advisors, held in Omaha, Neb., the first week of June. The three-day conference provided education and opportunities for Securities America advisors and their staff members to connect with their peers, industry experts and Securities America’s own business growth experts. Securities America is an independent broker/dealer headquartered in Omaha with more than 1,900 financial professionals nationwide. The company is celebrating 25 years of innovation, leadership and independence in 2009.