Northern Lights Distributors has appointed Alma Piscitello as senior vice president of strategic relationships. Based in Hauppauge, N.Y., Piscitello will lead the firm’s key accounts team, which manages sales and marketing distribution plans for more than 100 investment advisors, representing over 300 mutual fund strategies. Previously, Piscitello served as vice president and director of partner development at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Headquartered in Omaha, Neb., Northern Lights Distributors, a subsidiary of NorthStar Financial Services Group, connects funds with broker-dealers to help establish selling agreements and develop working relationships with their representatives.

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