Ed Deutschlander Speaks on Recruiting and Leadership at GAMA Hellas Conference in Greece

North Star’s CEO spoke on recruiting and professional development in the financial services industry.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—North Star Resource Group’s CEO, Edward Deutschlander, CLU®, CLF, had the opportunity to speak at GAMA Hellas’s annual conference in Athens, Greece, entitled “Facing the Challenge.” The event took place over February 17 – 18, 2017, sponsored by GAMA International’s LAMP conference.

The conference, now in its fifth year, serves to provide Greek financial professionals with motivational, practical and informational takeaways for their own firms and practices. Held at the Benaki Museum amphitheater in Athens, the conference hosted nearly 300 Greek professionals over its two-day course. Deutschlander presented on both days of the conference, speaking on recruitingEd_in_Athens.jpg efforts. His first presentation, titled “Next Generation Recruiting: Attracting Tomorrow’s Performers,” focused on the value of hard work and the success that will reward persistence, despite difficulties that may occur along the way. His second presentation, titled “Recruiting University,” dove into detail regarding selection systems as well as staffing and professional development. Deutschlander also challenged participants to commit to their personal goals and visions for their organizations.

Pictured on the left is Deutschlander (third from right), with the board of GAMA Hellas, CEO of GAMA International Bonnie Godsman and guest speaker Kelly Kidwell. Photo provided courtesy of the "Underwriter".

With over 20 years of recruiting experience within the financial services industry, Deutschlander is widely recognized as a top recruiter and champion of professional development. A frequent international speaker, he has presented to and educated thousands in the U.S., Canada, China, Greece, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Deutschlander previously spoke in Greece in October 2015 with several others from North Star Resource Group.

GAMA International is an organization dedicated to promoting the professional development needs and leadership skills of individuals in the financial services industry. While headquartered in the United States, GAMA has six international chapters, including the Greek chapter, with 5,000 chapter members outside the U.S. For more on GAMA, visit http://www.gamaweb.com.

About North Star Resource Group
North Star Resource Group is a Minneapolis-based financial services firm that provides both individuals and businesses with the resources to help create, preserve and protect their wealth. North Star has more than 150 full time advisors and over 150 employees. In a network of 44 offices in 21 states, they have contributed to the financial security and well-being of over 120,000 individuals and small businesses**. To learn more about North Star Resource Group, visit www.NorthStarFinancial.com.

Awards are based on criteria relative to leadership, achievement, and recruiting selected by the applicant. Individuals must be current with membership dues and submit an application fee for consideration. Working with this firm or this individual is not a guarantee of future financial results. Investors should conduct their own evaluation. In order to be granted some of these awards, individuals must be in good standing with the organization in terms of their applications and payments.

North Star Consultants, Inc. - Insurance Products and Services. CRI Securities, LLC - Securities and Investments. Securian Financial Services, Inc. - Variable Products and Securities.

North Star Resource Group offers securities and investment advisory services through CRI Securities, LLC and Securian Financial Services, Inc.  Members FINRA/SIPC.  CRI Securities, LLC is affiliated with Securian Financial Services, Inc. and North Star Resource Group. North Star Resource Group is not affiliated with Securian Financial Services, Inc. North Star Resource Group is independently owned and operated.

**Data as of 12/31/2015

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For Immediate Release

Kristen Bernsteen
PR & Social Media Specialist
North Star Resource Group


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