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Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly

Vice President, Alternative Distribution
3535 Grandview Pkwy., Ste. 600
Birmingham, Alabama, 35243


Jennifer Tierney Connelly serves as Vice President, Alternative Distribution at Highland Capital Brokerage. Jennifer has more than 18 years of experience in financial services, with the past 15 years specializing in life insurance distribution. Jennifer will be responsible for bringing in new agents, clients, firms, and business opportunities to Highland in the Alternative Distribution channel.

Most recently she worked at John Hancock Life Insurance with the last 8 years as Vice President of Sales & Distribution. Jennifer was responsible for the sales and management of all national brokerage distribution relationships at John Hancock Insurance, including multiple independent marketing organizations, producer groups, and independent broker dealers. She was also responsible for the sales management of all life brokerage salespeople.

Jennifer is currently a member of AALU and served on the Brokerage Task Force and Women’s Task Force of AALU. She was a featured presenter at the largest Women’s conference in the United States in Boston, MA in 2014 and 2015 and has also been the Executive Key Note speaker at an internal John Hancock Women’s conference in 2014. In 2016, she was recognized by LIMRA as “Top 25 Rising Stars in Distribution.” Jennifer has a B.S. in Finance from Ithaca College and holds her MA Life & LTC licenses and Series 6 & 26, and 63 licenses.

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Registered representatives offer securities through Securities America, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Financial advisors offer advisory services through Securities America Advisors, Inc. Highland and Securities America are separate entities.

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