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W&S Financial Group Distributors Boosts Bank Distribution With New Senior Regional Vice Presidents

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Borges and Dettmann
W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale distributor of annuities and life insurance from member companies of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), has named Daniel Borges as senior regional vice president, financial institutions, West Coast Territory, and Matthew Dettmann as senior regional vice president, financial institutions, Midwest Territory.  

Each works consultatively with financial professionals to address the retirement and legacy planning needs of their clients. Borges provides training, product expertise, marketing and sales-support planning, and business-building tips and techniques to banks in the West Coast Territory, encompassing California, Hawaii and Guam. Dettmann provides similar resources and support to banks in the Midwest Territory that includes Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

“Collectively, Dan and Matt bring decades of financial experience to bear on behalf of our team,” said Andrew Reiss, senior vice president, financial institutions, W&S Financial Group Distributors. “Both have demonstrated an aptitude for successfully managing territories with multiple products. Their skills, credentials and accomplishments make them valuable additions to our team. They will help advance our mission of helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy.”

Before joining W&S Financial Group Distributors, Borges was most recently with Ohio National Financial Services, where he was a regional vice president and external wholesaler responsible for banks and independent channels. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and holds a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, as well as FINRA Series 7, 6 and 63 registrations and life insurance and annuity license. Borges resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Dettmann has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously he was a regional vice president and wholesaler for Pacific Life Annuities and Mutual Funds. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Lindenwood University, as well as FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 registrations and life insurance and annuity license. He is also an International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE) Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC). He resides in St. Louis.

About W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.
W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. distributes annuity 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.2 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.
 

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 billion) and managed ($27 billion) totaled $75 billion as of Sept. 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.

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2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.
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