Kestra Financial Inc. has appointed Michelle Barry as president of newly acquired independent financial adviser platform H. Beck Inc.
Following the acquisition, H. Beck retained its own operational autonomy and branding as a broker/dealer and registered investment adviser. Scott Thorson will remain as COO of company.
Barry most recently served as president and CEO of Hornor Townsend & Kent Inc., a subsidiary of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Kestra Financial is also the parent company of Kestra Investment Services LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC and Kestra Institutional Services LLC.