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MICHAEL T. SHERZAN
President & CEO
Phone: (515) 727-6704
With more than 34 years of experience in the securities industry, Mike serves as President and CEO of Investment Advisors Corp. and as chairman of the board of the firm's parent company, BDFSC Holdings Corp. Mike is a member of the National Futures Association’s Introducing Broker Advisory Committee and is a past member of the Security Industry Association’s CEO Roundtable, Group E. He holds an MBA degree from the University of Iowa and holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 24, 27, 65 and 3 licenses as well as Life, Annuity & Health Insurance licenses.
DAVID W. DUNN
General Counsel & Vice President
Phone: (515) 727-6758
David is a board member of BDFSC Holdings Corp. and serves as General Counsel and Vice President of Investment Advisors Corp. (IAC) and Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. In addition, he chairs the IAC Oversight Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, David was in the private practice of law for over 20 years. His private practice included advising and representing clients in the areas of corporate law and governance, securities regulation and litigation, and broker-dealer regulation and arbitration. David received his B.A. degree from Drake University and received his Juris Doctorate degree from American University's Washington College of Law.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Phone: (515) 727-6740
In addition to serving as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Investment Advisors Corp. (IAC), Lois is a board member of BDFSC Holdings Corp. and serves as Vice President of Fixed Income and Director of Sales and Marketing for Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Lois was with Securities Corporation of Iowa. She brings over 20 years experience in the securities industry to IAC. Ms. Brookshire's role includes implementing effective sales and marketing campaigns. She holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 53, 63, 66, and 79 licenses, the NFA Series 3 license, as well as Life and Annuity Insurance licenses.
DEBORAH S. JACKSON
Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Vice President
Phone: (515) 727-6750
With over 30 years experience in the securities industry, Deb's responsibilities as Chief Compliance Officer include risk management along with ensuring the firm's written policies and procedures are designed to detect and prevent violations of securities law. She administers the firm's Continuing Education Program and is responsible for both firm and representative regulatory registrations. She holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 53, 55, 63, 65, 79 licenses as well as Life, Health and Annuity Insurance licenses.
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (515) 727-6711
Beth is a board member of BDFSC Holdings Corp. and serves as Chief Financial Officer for both Investment Advisors Corp. and Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, she served as Controller for Brokers International, Ltd. Beth is a CPA and holds the FINRA Series 27 license. She received her B.A. in Accounting from Upper Iowa University in 1997 and is a member of the Iowa Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.
EDWARD B. WRIGHT, CFA
Phone: (515) 727-6770
Edward is a board member and Executive Vice President of BDFSC Holdings Corp. His professional investment career began in 1983 as an investment broker / investment banker for individual investors in stocks, bonds, mutual funds and options. Edward is a founder and director of the Central Iowa Chapter of the National Association of Investors and has taught investor education classes since 1980. At Investment Advisors Corp. and Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp., Edward provides investment management, advisory and brokerage services. Prior to the start-up of Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp., he served as Vice President with the investment firms Dougherty Dawkins and Allied Group Securities. He studied electrical engineering at the University of Kansas and Iowa State University and holds a B.A. in Business from Grand View College.
Phone: (515) 727-6721
As Vice President of Investment Advisors Corp., Drew focuses on servicing the firm's advisory representatives, product development, marketing strategies and other business needs. Drew's previous experience includes six years serving as Compliance Specialist for the firm's affiliated broker-dealer, Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp., as well as three years serving as a Personal Financial Advisor at Ameriprise. He received his degree in Management Information Systems from Iowa State University and is a CFA Level II candidate.
"Our management team has a wealth of industry experience and is firmly committed to working with our advisory representatives to meet the unique needs of their business."
- Michael T. Sherzan, President & CEO