Financial Institutions Newsletter FI-News-2018-Q4 - Page 6

FEATURE STORY After a break to grab some refreshments, 120 attendees broke into teams and set out on a combination scavenger hunt/ Amazing Race activity, capturing fun videos of their team executing their challenges. After completing their missions, they returned to the Marriott for an awards show and dinner. Securities America makes this such a nice event that really empowers you, feel- ing like being an assistant is really something special. - Sherry Eichelberger, Services Attendees were back early Friday Niehaus Financial morning for a quick breakfast and educational sessions throughout the morning. Following lunch, Connor Sung, CFP ® , a senior financial planning consultant at eMoney Advisor, shared ways Securities America advisory firms will be able to offer holistic wealth management solutions when the platform becomes available next year. Throughout the event, Securities America experts from Securities America Advisors, Practice Management, Field Technology, Marketing, Supervision, Rep Relations and Compliance Communications offered individual consultations with attendees. When asked why she returned to AU for the third time this year, Sherry Eichelberger, a client service specialist with Niehaus Financial Services, said: “I just love meeting some of the other assistants that come and hearing what they have to say about their offices and meeting the staff that I talk to. 5 Financial Institutions Newsletter | 4 th QUARTER 2018 It's always nice to meet them, a face with the name. And Securities America makes this such a nice event that really empowers you, feeling like being an assistant is really something special.” The Assistant University planning team thanks all the support staff who traveled to Omaha to attend AU and reminds everyone to circle Oct. 2-4, 2019, on their calendars for next year’s conference.