Diane Pettit, MBA, serves as Vice President for Highland Capital Brokerage–Southeast. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Diane specializes in estate planning, retirement planning, and large retention cases. She helps independent financial professionals receive their desired insurance coverage up to and above jumbo retention limits for their business clients and/or their personal needs. In addition, she actively recruits and works closely with independent financial professionals, as well as focuses on Highland’s elite producer group, HighCap Financial.
Prior to Highland acquiring R.E. Lee, Diane worked for their operations team, concentrating on back office support for independent financial professionals. Prior to that, Diane started a financial planning business at CIGNA Financial Advisors in Atlanta and provided marketing/internal wholesale support for registered reps with AIG.
Diane holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from King College and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University. She holds a Life, Accident, and Sickness license, as well as a series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative) and 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination).
Diane and her husband Randy, reside in Marietta, Georgia. They enjoy volunteering for MUST Ministries, the Red Cross, and East Cobb United Methodist Church.
Diane has served on numerous committees including Highland’s Advanced Markets Committee and the Athletic Board for Georgia State University. Diane loves playing the piano and spending quality time with her husband Randy, and their rescued dogs, Molly, and Luke.
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