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Together, we are stronger than we are alone.

It is in this spirit of community and leadership that American Independent Securities Group was founded. We create opportunities to bring independent financial advisors together to learn from each other and help one another succeed.

Our services are designed for independent advisors who want to feel less isolated. At AISG, advisors are part of a community that is truly invested in their success, where they can share ideas and proven strategies.  AISG is a top broker-dealer for independents who appreciate a high quality, supportive network. Our community is filled with people who not only help you develop your knowledge and skills, but also help you with business efficiencies and practices.

Our leadership team is committed to your immediate and long-term success. The trust you place in us is not given—it’s earned through our high level of ethical service and the success of our community of independent advisors. Join AISG. We’ll help you get there.

Thomas C. Sellin CLU, ChFC- Founder/President

Tom’s sales experience, creative approach and personal coaching expertise helps independent advisors successfully develop their financial practices. Hundreds of producers working with Tom have discovered new markets and learned to set concrete, achievable objectives to penetrate those markets. As a result, they continue to reach milestone goals and greater satisfaction in their profession. Tom is a featured speaker throughout the Northwest in the areas of practice building as well as all aspects of business, estate and financial planning. Tom holds his FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 registrations. His designations include CLU and ChFC. Tom has been a member of the MDRT for over 40 years and remains active in organizations such as NAIFA and AALU.

Ryan Carlson- Founder CCO/CFO

Ryan is responsible for guiding you through the compliance rules and regulations that govern your business. With over 17 years of experience in the securities industry, his strong sales and marketing background give him a deep understanding of how compliance issues affect your business. Ryan completes all due diligence reviews to ensure AISG’s product base, has a strategic mix of annuities, DPP, REITS and more to assist in diversifying your clients’ portfolios. Ryan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Boise State University and holds the FINRA 7, 24, 31, 63, 65 and 28 registrations, as well as his life, health and variable licenses.

Nicholas Cioffi - Principal

With over 30 years of experience in both sales and compliance, Nick offers AISG’s advisors a unique perspective on the sales process. His background includes sales management in the banking and life insurance industry, as well as experience as an account executive and personal producer. Responsible for providing sales and training support for our advisors, Nick also assists in recruiting and compliance. He works alongside our providers to create regional educational opportunities and conference calls to help our community of independent advisors stay informed. Nick maintains open communication with wholesalers and product sponsors so AISG’s advisors are equipped with up-to-date products, facts and research. Originally from New York, Nick earned a Bachelors degree from the State University of New York and holds the FINRA 7, 24, 63 and 65 registrations, as well as life and variable insurance licenses.