Cramer & Associates, LLC (Cramer & Associates) today announced two key changes to its leadership team.
Todd Nixon has been appointed President, effective immediately. With nearly two decades of financial services and banking industry experience, Mr. Nixon brings a deep understanding of product management, operational expertise and sales enablement. He most recently served as Managing Director of Strategic and Business Development at Cramer & Associates.
Rhonda Kulhanek will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. With 30 years of industry experience, Rhonda has collaborated with broker-dealers and product providers to design sales training and sales leadership curricula. She relies heavily on her sales background and facilitation expertise to create training programs that increase advisor sales and success. She had previously served as the Managing Director of Sales Training Strategy.
As President, Mr. Nixon will continue to set strategic direction in alignment with the firm's long-term objectives, with expanded responsibility developing and implementing new initiatives. "I'm excited for this opportunity to not only grow the Cramer & Associates brand, but also strengthen our ability to help the amazing people and firms we are fortunate to collaborate with as they navigate the ever-increasing change in this industry," said Mr. Nixon.
As COO, Ms. Kulhanek will continue to deliver the sales and leadership training courses that have become a core element of many broker-dealers' in-house training programs. She will take a leadership role in day-to-day operations with a focus on enhancing our clients' experiences in addition to facilitating Cramer Roundtables in her inimitable way.
"Todd and Rhonda have both played an invaluable role in helping Cramer & Associates deliver the highest quality advice and experiences to our clients," said founder Jack Cramer. "Their strong performance as leaders will bring more value and innovation to our industry across the 4 pillars of our business: 1) Roundtables, 2) Directories, 3) Training, and 4) Benchmarking."
About Cramer & Associates
Founded by Jack Cramer in 1997, Cramer & Associates, LLC is a financial services consulting and training company headquartered in Bend, Oregon. The firm provides services across 4 disciplines: 1) Roundtables, 2) Directories, 3) Training, and 4) Benchmarking. For more information, visit www.jackcramer.com.
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