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March 18, 2013


National Advisors Trust Welcomes New VP of Business Development

Doug Throckmorton joins National Advisors Trust to expand growth in western areas.

Overland Park, KS (March 19, 2013) – National Advisors Trust Company, FSB (NATC), the nation’s largest independent RIA-owned trust company, announced that Doug Throckmorton has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development effective March 18, 2013. Throckmorton joins National Advisors Trust to expand the company’s new business growth in western areas. "I was drawn to National Advisors Trust due to the combination of the trust product offering and the custodial services provided by a knowledgeable and efficient staff," said Throckmorton. "NATC provides a compelling argument for those advisors seeking to confidently grow their business. I am excited about the opportunity to be a part of NATC and represent a quality firm to the RIA community."

Cindy Ralls, Vice President of Marketing for National Advisors Trust, commented, "Doug brings extensive industry experience in sales, trading, clearing and custody to National Advisors Trust. He has a deep understanding of the RIA business model, which will be key to helping the trust company expand our services with existing advisors and bringing new advisors to us." Previously, Throckmorton held business development and relationship management positions with Penson Financial Services in Dallas, where he was responsible for business development. During his time with Penson, Doug developed and expanded the firm’s Prime Brokerage Services for hedge funds, created Investment Advisor (RIA) Services and managed Global Penson Services, an execution and custody platform for International Investment Advisors and brokerage firms. Doug also served as a member of the firm’s management committee and sponsored multiple technology initiatives that successfully expanded the Institutional Client Services client base and enhanced the client experience.

Throckmorton has a BA in Public Relations from The University of Texas as Austin and received his certification from the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School in 2010. He holds NASD series 7, 63, 24 and 53 licenses.

About National Advisors Trust

National Advisors Trust Company, FSB, is a federally chartered trust company with more than $8 billion assets under administration referred by more than 135 RIA firms throughout the country. Founded in 2001, it is the largest independent, RIA-owned trust company in the nation, and is authorized to do business in all 50 states. The company provides a broad range of trust and custody services uniquely designed and positioned for clients of an RIA, including; an advanced, multi-custodian investment management platform, trust accounting services, referral marketing programs, trust education programs, practice management programs, economies of scale, and other related services to advance the success of participating RIA firms and their clients. National Advisors Trust is a "trust only" organization focused on trust and custody services for RIA firms and is not involved in lending and depository banking functions. For more information on National Advisors Trust, visit

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