JAMES A. KRIES
FOUNDER, PRESIDENT - BIC GROUP, LLC
Mr. Kries is the Founder and President of BIC Group, LLC. Mr. Kries has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years and prior to creating BIC Group, LLC, spent 20 years wholesaling financial investments to registered financial advisors across the United States. Mr. Kries has held both field sales and sales management positions in the mutual fund industry, and has experience with day to day oversight and coaching of sales professionals, advanced sales training and team building on both a regional and national level, business plan implementation, marketing strategies, and sales force restructuring and budgeting. Mr. Kries has worked closely with key accounts staff to develop selling agreements with both national and regional broker/dealers to increase product distribution. Mr. Kries began his career as a financial advisor with Lehman Brothers and Prudential Securities. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona. He is Series 7, 24, 31 and 63 licensed.