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MICHAEL T. SHERZAN
President & CEO
Email: sherzanm@bdfs.com
Phone: (515) 727-6705

With more than 35 years of experience in the securities industry, Mike serves as Chairman of the Board of the firm’s parent company, BDFSC Holdings Corp. In addition, Mike is President and CEO of BDFSC Holdings Corp.’s three operating subsidiaries; Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp., Investment Advisors Corp., and Bankers Financial Services, LLC. Also, 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.

Mike holds a MBA degree from the University of Iowa and FINRA Series 7, 63, 24, 27, 65 and 3 licenses as well as Life, Annuity & Health insurance licenses.


DREW WRIGHTSMAN
Vice President
Email: dwrightsman@bdfs.com
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 III candidate.


DAVID W. DUNN
General Counsel & Vice President
Email: ddunn@bdfs.com
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 J.D. degree from American University's Washington College of Law.


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CHRISTINA DESHAW
VP, Business Development / Recruiting
Email: cdeshaw@bdfs.com
Phone: (515) 727-6708

As Vice President of Recruiting and Business Development, Christina focuses on working with prospective advisors to prove that through a strong partnership with Broker Dealer Financial Services and/or Investment Advisors Corp., we can help them realize their vision of significant and sustained growth. She also believes that our unique culture, multiple channels, open architecture, and personal service are the leading factors that not only drive financial advisors to join us, but also maintain a long term relationship. Christina also partners with existing financial advisors to ensure they have the support and resources they need to optimize their business strategy, better serve their clients and expand their practice. She has 9 years of experience in the financial services industry and previously served as a Compliance Manager for ING Financial Partners. Christina received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law. Christina holds FINRA Series 7 and 24 licenses.


LOIS BROOKSHIRE
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Email: lbrookshire@bdfs.com
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
Email: djackson@bdfs.com
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.


BETH STOKES
Chief Financial Officer
Email: bstokes@bdfs.com
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.



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Our Commitment


"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