ING Financial Partners names Eric Rubin as Vice President of Business and Strategic Development

September 7, 2004 Des Moines Share: Print Subscribe to Email Alerts

ING Financial Partners has named Eric Rubin to the new position of vice president of business and strategic development. Rubin will be responsible for the broker-dealer’s recruitment and strategic development.

Karl Lindberg, ING Financial Partners president, said the hiring of Rubin marks an important turning point for the broker-dealer, which was formed in January of this year through the merger of Washington Square Securities and Locust Street Securities. "It’s time to focus on growth. With Eric’s talent and experience, we expect to take our recruiting to a different level. We’ll also look to Eric to spearhead our effort to greatly enhance added-value benefits we offer our representatives that can further differentiate ING Financial Partners from other broker-dealers."

Rubin has worked in the financial services industry more than 16 years. Most recently, he was responsible for product and strategic development at Mercantile Investment and Wealth Management. Prior to that, Rubin owned EMR Financial Services, an independent financial planning firm, affiliated with Locust Street Securities. Rubin also spent three years working in sales and management capacities at ING companies.

Rubin earned a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University. He holds series 6, 26, 63 and life licenses. Rubin will be based in the Des Moines headquarters of the broker-dealer.

About ING Financial Partners

ING Financial Partners, which has more than 2,500 registered financial professionals, is an independently managed broker-dealer, an ING company and part of ING Advisors Network. Offering a wide array of products and services, including fee-based programs, the firm focuses on supporting the independent financial professional’s business development and operational efforts while providing the strength and resources of ING. ING Financial Partners is a member of SIPC.

About ING

ING Group is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management to more than 60 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of more than 115,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.

In the U.S., the ING family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which include financial planning, life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves more than 14 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit