Peippo attends ConnectED conference

ESCANABA — Erkki M. Peippo a local financial advisor affiliated with SagePoint Financial, recently attended Advisor Group’s ConnectED Conference, hosted Oct. 19 to 22 in Orlando, Fla. Each year, ConnectED brings together industry thought leaders, and thousands of financial advisors, to promote education and innovation in the wealth management sector.

ConnectED convened over 2,500 attendees to participate in sessions on timely industry topics.

Keynote speakers included Alan Mulally, the transformational former President of Ford Motor Company; additionally, prominent business journalist and anchor Neil Cavuto of Fox News and Fox Business Network moderated an economic review panel discussion. Breakout sessions focused on industry topics, policymaking, and business strategies, titles of which included: Financial Planning and Best Interest, Inside Social Security’s Best Kept Secrets, and 2017 Investment Themes.

“Our industry is rapidly evolving, and the need for continued professional education has become more pronounced than ever,” said Erkki Peippo “ConnectED represents a meaningful learning opportunity that educates our advisor community on pressing industry issues, ensuring we are equipped with the best tools to continue servicing their clients with care and diligence during this period of fluctuation. I returned from the event feeling inspired and enthusiastic about the various ways in which we as individuals — and as an industry — can utilize these fresh insights to continue to provide extraordinary value to our clients.”