Securities America has hired Mike Anderson to the new position of first vice president of financial institutions and business growth. Anderson will provide senior management leadership of Securities America's financial institutions division, which serves banks and credit unions. Anderson also will assist with relationship management, business growth, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Securities America, Anderson was vice president of development and executive coach for Leadership Resources, a management development company. Anderson was also president of Accutrade and Ameritrade Inc., and the founding vice president of Ameritrade Advisor Services.

Headquartered in La Vista, Neb., Securities America Inc. offers investment management, financial advice and financial planning through a national network of independent financial advisors.

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