Biography of CEO, Kenneth Sheptoff

Present Company Affiliations:

  • CEO, Sheptoff Investment Group LLC
  • Independent Financial Group LLC (IFG)

Past Company Affiliations:

  • Pacific West Securities, Inc.
  • Pacific West Financial Consultants, Inc.
  • Sheptoff Asset Management Inc.: President and CEO
  • Raymond James Financial Services, Branch Manager, Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Institute of Financial Education Inc.: CEO
  • IM&R, Branch Manager, Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Shearson Lehman Brothers: Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President
  • Shearson American Express: Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President
  • Smith Barney:  Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President
  • Dean Witter: Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager
  • Drexel Burnham Lambert: Senior Vice President

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Licenses - Series 5, 7, 63, 24
  • State of Connecticut: Licenses - Life, Accident & Health, Variable Annuity
  • State of Connecticut: Investment Advisory Registered
  • State of Connecticut: Certification Long Term Care
  • Emerald University: Certificate Work Site Financial and Estate Planning Instructor
  • Shearson Lehman & Smith Barney: Certified Senior Portfolio Manager (CSPM)

Community Service to the Following Organizations in Various Capacities:

  • State of Connecticut Department of Health
  • Medical Examining Board
  • YMCA
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Big Brother
  • Connecticut Senior Outreach
  • Hebrew Home and Hospital
  • Israel Bonds
  • University of Hartford - Hillel
  • Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
  • Linus Pauling Institute
  • JNF - Frank Sinatra Forest
  • American Humane Society
  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Animal League Defense Society
  • CHAI
  • Project Hope
  • Defenders of Wild Life
  • Humane Society of the United States
  • Bristol Hospital Board of Directors

Awards and Honors:

  • Masters Council, Prudential Financial 2006-2007[1]
  • Advisor Council, Franklin Templeton, 1998[1]
  • Outstanding Financial Advisor of the Year, Raymond James, 1996-1997[1]
  • Nike Securities L.P., Award of Excellence, 1996[1]
  • Alchemist Society, Smith Barney, 1995[1]
  • President's Club, Smith Barney, 1995[1]
  • President's Council, Shearson Lehman, 1987[1]
  • Chairman's Council, Drexel Burnham[1]
  • Chairman's Council, Shearson Lehman[1]
  • Shearson Lehman Broker Compliance Advisory Council[2]
  • Raymond James Broker Compliance Advisory Board[2]
  • Allianz Masters Forum, Award for Outstanding Achievement[1]
  • PGA Investment Advisor[2][3]

Sheptoff Investment Group LLC
P.O. Box 271800, West Hartford, CT 06127
Telephone: 860-461-9298 Toll Free: 1-800-984-7437