Troy began his career in financial services as an advisor in 1994. From early on, he discovered a passion to work with other financial advisors versus retail clients. Within a couple years, Troy followed his passion and became a highly successful mutual fund wholesaler. In 2000, Troy joined Allstate Financial as an annuity wholesaler. During his tenure, Troy earned multiple accolades including peer of the year and top annuity sales. He was asked to take a greater leadership role which eventually evolved to Senior Vice President and West Divisional Manager for annuity sales covering 26 states
In 2011, Troy joined Nationwide as a Vice President for the recently created Nationwide Retirement Institute. In this role, Troy was a national presenter traveling throughout 18 states and delivering upwards of 25 presentations per month. He was frequently a main stage key-note speaker and spoke at both industry events for financial advisors, client events as well as retirement planning meetings geared towards public and private sector retirement plan employees.
Troy’s passion for financial services and educating advisors is why he chose to join Bridgemark Strategies. Throughout his career he has provided advice to numerous advisors looking to transition their careers. Working with Bridgemark Strategies, Troy will now have the knowledge and tools to assist advisors from A-Z as they evaluate what is often one of the most difficult decisions of their lives.
Troy has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. When he is not working you might find him working out, on a bike trail, a golf course or going All-In at a poker table.