Sean Conti has joined Sowell Management Services as senior vice president of broker-dealer relations. Conti will focus on deepening existing relationships in the broker-dealer channel as well as develop new ones. 

Conti has 19 years of experience in financial services, particularly in the areas of mutual fund and RIA wholesaling, relationship management and retirement plan administration. Most recently, Conti served as vice president of U.S. markets at Actinver Securities. He has also held positions at Fisher Investments, Fidelity Investments and American Express. His experience includes working with plan sponsors as well as designing and presenting income-planning strategies with a focus on retirement income.

North Little Rock, Ark.-based Sowell Management Services is a fee-based third-party management firm with investment portfolios for individuals, retirement plans, corporations, trust, foundations and institutions.