Dick Wagner joined Private Advisor Group in April 2010 as an OSJ delegate and compliance specialist. In these roles, Dick is responsible for reviewing and approving variable annuity transactions, alternative investment purchases and new accounts, as well as performing non-OSJ office audits.
Dick brings a unique perspective to the compliance team at Private Advisor Group. While attending Kansas State University, Dick worked as a sports writer for The Kansas City Star. After earning dual degrees, he joined AT&T as a sales executive, the start of a 24-year career in sales and sales management. While with AT&T, Dick served as national account manager for several global clients, managed a team of sales executives and held multiple sales operational positions at AT&T Headquarters. He is a four-time recipient of the Leader’s Council award, which recognizes the top 2 percent of all sales positions.
After retiring from AT&T, Dick transitioned into the financial advisory industry, passing his securities exams and joining Langdon Ford Financial in September 2004. After 18 months, he felt secure enough to go independent and joined the Morristown Financial Group in April 2006.
Dick is active in his local church and was honored with the Paul Harris award from the Whippany, NJ, Rotary Club. He resides in Hanover Township with his wife, Peggy, and daughter, Kristin.
Education: BS in business administration and BS in journalism, Kansas State University
Registrations Held with LPL Financial: FINRA Series 7, 66, 24