PRESS RELEASE: Financial Independence Group Appoints Brett Hynes As New President of Sales

by FIG Marketing
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Brett Hynes will be responsible for the development of the sales team, distribution and relationship management strategy for Financial Independence Group.

CORNELIUS, NC – January 31, 2022 – Financial Independence Group, LLC (FIG), a leading financial services conglomerate working with independent financial advisors specializing in annuities, life insurance and long-term care products, has named Brett Hynes as president of sales. Hynes’s executive leadership will create a high-performing team to empower FIG-partnered financial professionals to grow business, serve their clients and positively disrupt the industry.

Hynes joins FIG from Pacific Life, where he led strategic partnerships with asset managers, broker-dealers and IMOs. He brings over 20 years of experience developing and empowering industry-leading teams to deepen relationships, increase awareness and grow investment and retirement product sales. Hynes also has extensive experience in competitor analysis, finance, legal, operations, and technology platforms to distribute and optimize solutions for clients effectively.

“Brett Hynes is a proven leader in our industry who will strengthen our partnerships with our carrier partners and financial professionals. In addition, Brett will be an immediate resource for the FIG private client teams and will help them provide even more value to the financial professionals they serve. We are excited about the depth of experience Brett brings to our team and could not be more thrilled about where we are headed as a company,” said FIG co-CEO Mike Mullan.

“Having worked with hundreds of broker-dealers, IMOs and asset managers during my 20 years in financial services, FIG is truly unique,” Hynes said. “Working with FIG as a product partner over the past eight years, I was able to experience the culture long before I joined. The commitment to independence and investing in the current and continued success of the company and the clients it serves is something extraordinary, and I’m looking forward to doing everything I can to contribute.”

As a result of Hynes’s new role, FIG is excited to announce that Chief Distribution Officer Nicholas Ross will now lead the overall market penetration strategy for the company as chief strategy officer.

For media inquiries, please contact Chief Marketing Officer Tom Lamendola at (800) 527-1155 or

About Financial Independence Group, LLC

FIG is a financial services conglomerate and national leader in the independent marketing organization (IMO) and field marketing organization (FMO) industry. Privately held and independently owned, FIG’s fixed insurance solutions help the independent, licensed financial professional guide their retail investment clients to an optimal retirement plan. FIG has provided solutions for over 45 years, specializing in guaranteed income, asset protection, and multi-generational planning. Over 3,000 professionals across the US access more than 70 top-rated carriers to design fixed index annuity, fixed annuity, life insurance, care planning, and disability income solutions to best fit the interests of their clients. For more information, please visit

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