Louisville, Ky.-based Jefferson National has announced the appointment of Thomas Quinn as chief investment and research officer.

Quinn previously served as chief investment officer at Radnor, Penn.-based Spouting Rock Financial Partners, a boutique consulting firm serving investment advisors, trust companies and family offices.

In his newly minted position at Jefferson National, Quinn will write Investing Insights, a new whitepaper series, and develop proprietary research and investment tools for investment advisors.