Mike Anderson has been named external wholesaler for Securian Retirement Distributors’ Texas territory, which includes Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

Anderson was previously an internal wholesaler at Securian and was named Internal Wholesaler of the Year in 2010. A native of Red Wing, Minn., who now lives in Dallas, Anderson was an independent life insurance agent before joining Securian Financial Group in 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.