IEP Financial has hired Paul Richardson as vice president of business development. Richardson, a seasoned veteran of the financial services industry with over three decades of securities management experience, was most recently regional president of Cabot Lodge Securities and is former CEO of JHS Capital Advisors. Richardson’s executive experience also includes CEO and president of Brook Stone Securities, CEO at Sterling Financial Services and J.W. Genesis Securities/CSG.

Based in Tampa, Fla., IEP Financial is a hybrid broker-dealer and RIA for independent financial advisors.

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