Gordon joins the company with over 39 years of industry experience. He was the first non North American to serve as president of the Million Dollar Round Table, the trade association founded in 1927 to help insurance salespeople and financial advisers improve business practices and increase sales.
HFM Columbus targets higher net worth investors to provide solutions ranging from mortgages and investments to employee benefits, retirement and IHT.
HFM Columbus director Gary Festa says: “We are delighted to have Tony on board. He has an outstanding record both in the UK and internationally.”
The company has also appointed two private client financial consultants to work out of its central London offices. James and Ross Ibbotson will work alongside joint managing director Charlie Walker to enhance the existing city network and develop new business with HNW clients. Further appointments and the completion of a a family office are due to be announced in the next few weeks.
HFM Columbus managing director Jeremy Hoyland adds: “We are now broadly confident for a period of very strong growth for HFM Columbus and are especially interested in growing organically by acquiring smaller IFA firms that seek the benefit of becoming part of a secure and successful forward-looking concern.”