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Group of Advisors Appoints Clayton Chandler to be Chief Security, Privacy and Data Officer

Group of Advisors Appoints Clayton Chandler to be Chief Security, Privacy and Data Officer

The nation's largest wealth management firm announced the appointment of Clayton Chandler as Chief Security Officer. In this role, Mr. Chandler will be responsible for a comprehensive and proactive strategy based on data privacy and cybersecurity to drive business decisions and protect value creation for advisors and their affiliated financial advisor.

Mr. Chandler will oversee the security and privacy of the Advisor Group and its six affiliated companies: FSC Securities, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial, Securities America, Triad Advisors and Woodbury Financial Services. He will also lead the Committee of the Advisor Group's Risk Committee on Internet Security and Privacy, and report directly to Chief Technology Officer Ed Obuchowski.

As a trusted partner of our thousands of affiliated financial advisors and the clients they serve, we have responsibilities that we do as. - Ensure the privacy and security of data collection, protection and usage represents one of the most Bringing on an executive of Clayton's caliber will enable us to build our best-in-class cybersecurity programs and further support our ongoing investment in technology-enabled tools and solutions that will position our advisors for future success."

Recently, Mr. Chandler was the President of the Information Security Agency, Global Head of Cyber Security and the CEO of US-based Credit Suisse. Previously, he worked as a research scientist for the National Security Agency and the Los Alamos National Laboratory as Technical Director for High Performance Data Analysis. Mr. Chandler earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, he earned an MFA in Mathematics and Statistics and aka d. in Computational Analysis and Modeling from the Louisiana Tech University.

"At the end, the actors continue to find new ways to target sensitive data that is the lifeblood of financial services firms' daily operations. The dedication to continuous improvement of its business processes and technologies makes it a key resource for the organization of the advisor group in protecting this vital resource against cyberattacks. I'm eager to help the company navigate the constantly changing data security landscape, so that they can protect the advisors and their clients. I'm honored to join this extraordinary leadership team."

"The safe operation of our technology and data infrastructure is always one of the top priorities of this group. By having the best people continually evaluating our cybersecurity posture for potential vulnerabilities, we can help our financial advisors to serve their clients' needs with confidence and security. We welcome Clayton to the Advisor Group family and look forward to leveraging his expertise and strategic vision to benefit our advisors."

About Advisor Group

Advisor Group, Inc. is the nation's largest network of independent wealth management firms. It serves approximately 10 100 financial professionals and oversees over a billion dollars in client assets. The firm is mission-driven to support the strategic role that advisors can play in the lives of their clients. Advisor Group founded in 2005 under the direction of Entrepreneurship and independence. Advisors support a high level of self-reliance, and are committed to providing an ongoing basis for financial professionals and is committed towards the ultimate success of their communities. For more information, visit http://www.advisorgroup.com.

Financial services offered through the firms: FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., SagePoint Financial, LLC, and Woodbury Financial Services, Ltd. Securities are offered through Securities America, Inc., a broker-dealer and member of the FINRA and SIPC. Advisory services are offered through registered investment advisers by Arbor Point Advisors, LLC, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Inc., Securities America Advisor, Ltd. and Triad Hybrid Solutions, LTD. VISION2020 Wealth Management Corp. is a registered investment adviser affiliated with the FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., SagePoint Financial, and Woodbury Financial Services, INC. Advisor Group is a joint venture of these companies. 20 E. Thomas Rd., Ste. Phoenix, AZ, 812 2000, Phoenix. 866.481.0379.

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