Ryan C. Parker has been named executive vice president of investment and planning solutions for LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer, LPL announced Tuesday.

He replaces John Moninger. Based in San Diego, Parker will report to Robert Moore, LPL Financial’s president of advisor and institution solutions.

Parker will be in charge of the teams that provide LPL Financial-affiliated advisors with advisory and brokerage product and platform support, as well as financial planning initiatives.

Services offered by Parker’s group include assisting advisors with client investment strategies, combined with practice management advice and recommendations related to financial product platforms.

Parker has more than 15 years' experience in the financial service industry and was most recently managing director of national accounts and business development at Russell Investments.