Southwestern Family of Companies announced the addition of a new business, Southwestern Legacy Insurance Group. This new expansion will offer clients an avenue to protect their financial legacy through final expense insurance. “Southwestern Legacy Insurance Group is a great addition to the Family of Companies and another step in our mission to have a positive…

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Southwestern Family of Companies announced Christina Reckard will take on the role of Vice President of Marketing. Reckard brings career experience in marketing, public relations and small business growth and will lead all marketing efforts for the international conglomerate’s 20 companies. “Christina’s strategic marketing and ecommerce background is the perfect skillset and leadership we need…

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Southwestern Family of Companies announced that it is promoting Christa Acevedo to Vice President of Operations. This new position will be in addition to her current role as Director of Operations with Southwestern Consulting. “In her time with Southwestern Consulting, Christa has implemented systems and processes that advanced the success of the business,” says Dustin…

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Patty Hoppenstedt has joined Southwestern Family of Companies as vice president of Human Resources. In her new role, Hoppenstedt will be responsible for providing consultation on strategic staffing plans, including compensation, benefits, training and development, budget and labor relations. “Patty has spent more than 20 years in HR within a variety of industries,” said Dustin…

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Dave Brown and Ron Alford

Dave Brown and Ron Alford have been promoted to vice president of Recruiting for Southwestern Coaching, a division of Southwestern Consulting. In their roles, they will be responsible for creating and overseeing the daily recruiting activity of the company, which is committed to company growth of 26 percent each year. They are also senior partners…

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Direct Seller Independence Act

The U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) recently announced elected officers and directors to the association’s Board of Directors.   Officers and directors of the association are recognized leaders who have earned the respect of their colleagues and the public and are committed to lead and direct the affairs of the association. The board officers will each serve one-year…

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Anderson

Southwestern Family of Companies recently announced the promotion of Kristi Anderson to vice president of marketing, a newly created position for the family of companies. In addition to leading a new team to create and execute marketing strategies and campaigns, Anderson will continue her involvement with the new business development team alongside chief executive officer Dustin Hillis, chairman…

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Global 100 Ranking

Direct Selling News tonight announced its Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world. Since 2004, DSN has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. In 2009, the magazine thought it fitting to further recognize the industry by compiling the…

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Southwestern Advantage

Dr. Ralph Brigham and Southwestern Advantage have been selected as award recipients of the 2019 Charles F. Kettering Award. Each year, Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) recognizes one recipient of the Charles F. Kettering Award for excellence in industry, business or government internship/cooperative education programs. CEIA is the national leader in cooperative education and…

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Beth Jackson

Nashville, Tenn.-based Southwestern Family of Companies recently announced the promotion of Beth Jackson to vice president and corporate controller. Jackson will oversee the accounting department and be responsible for payroll, accounts payable, tax, audit, budget, general ledger, consolidated financial reporting, cash management and staffing functions. She will also work in tandem with Southwestern Family of Companies’…

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