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About: Kris Pettit

Kris Pettit is the regional wealth management consultant for Cetera Financial Group’s western region. In this role, Kris helps investment adviser representatives build their fee-based business and implement the wealth management tools available at Cetera. Kris helps advisors associated with all four of Cetera’ broker-dealers tackle their biggest business challenges and identify business opportunities. Kris is a member of the core team that helps enhance the advisory platform at Cetera, which was awarded Advisory Platform of the Year 2012 by the Money Management Institute (MMI). He supports field education efforts by leading practice management workshops and presenting at broker-dealer sponsored conferences.

Previously Kris performed similar duties and responsibilities as an Advisory Consultant with ING Advisors Network. Before that he worked on the Resource Center team. Kris’s passion in the advice business began while working at an independent brokerage firm in Colorado, where he participated in client meetings, developed reports and ran the day-to-day operations for the branch.

Preceding his career in financial services, Kris worked for Clean Energy, North America’s largest provider of vehicular natural gas. He was responsible for creating marketing programs used to promote the use of natural gas in large commercial fleets.

Kris is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®). He holds Series 7, 24, 63 and 66 securities registrations, and is a licensed life and health insurance agent in California. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in both finance and management.

About Cetera Financial Group®

Cetera Financial Group (“Cetera”) is a leading network of independent firms empowering the delivery of professional financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.

Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology. For more information, visit cetera.com.

“Cetera Financial Group” refers to the network of independent retail firms encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Investment Services (marketed as Cetera Financial Institutions), Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, Girard Securities, and Summit Brokerage Services. All firms are members FINRA/SIPC.

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