Ken Unger, Founder of APFA The Academy of Preferred Financial Advisors, is a highly-respected industry veteran. With over 40 years of experience, he is known throughout the financial industry for his knowledge, enthusiasm and high energy level. He is widely recognized by audiences of financial advisors nationwide for sharing efficient practice management strategies and effective sales and marketing ideas. His past experiences include: successfully forming and directing some of the industry’s finest internal and external sales organizations, structuring and negotiating financial products, and launching both a proprietary mutual fund and variable annuity. Ken’s well-rounded background includes tenures as Vice President of Shearson Lehman Hutton, Vice President of Connecticut Mutual Financial Services (the broker dealer affiliate of Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance), and Senior Vice President of Boston Capital (a financial services product distributor). He is a graduate of Cornell University. Ken is an accomplished runner and has completed the Boston, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago marathons.