M Financial Group Reintroduces Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes as its Newest Member Firm
PORTLAND, OR, JULY 17, 2008—M Financial Group today reintroduced Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes as its newest Member Firm. Based in Charlotte, N.C., Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes has been an M Member Firm since 1987. However, the firm recently completed the purchase of assets and accounts divested by Wachovia, re-establishing Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes as an independent financial services firm. The firm, which was founded in 1982 to serve the insurance and financial
services needs of high net worth individuals and successful corporations, had been a subsidiary of Wachovia since 1999.
“This is an exciting step for our company that will allow us to enhance the solutions and services we deliver to clients,” said John Barry, CEO of Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes. “Being an independent firm is consistent with our entrepreneurial spirit, our commitment to innovation, and most of all, our focus on building long-term relationships with the individuals, families, and corporations we serve. We look forward to continuing the legacy of Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes by seizing new opportunities to deliver value to our clients.”
Barry, Evans, Josephs & Snipes will continue its membership in M Financial Group, one of the nation’s premier life insurance design and distribution companies. John Barry currently serves as a member of M Financial’s Product Development Group and Incentive Compensation Plan Committee, two critical components of the organization’s governance structure.
“As an M Member Firm, we will continue to access proprietary products, dedicated services, value-added resources, and intellectual capital that enhance our competitive edge and make us better at what we do,” Barry said.
Fred Jonske, M Financial’s President & CEO, said: “John Barry has been an exemplary member of the M Community for over two decades. Few have contributed to M Financial’s success in so many ways, including performance, innovative ideas, and service. We look forward to supporting John and his team as they achieve new levels of success as an independent firm.”
About M Financial Group
With over 115 Member Firms in 36 states, M Financial Group is one of the nation’s leading financial services design and distribution companies. Since 1978, M Financial’s network of independent insurance, investment, and executive benefit firms has served the needs of ultra-affluent individuals, corporate executives, successful entrepreneurs, and Fortune 1000 companies. For more information about M Financial Group, please visit www.mfin.com.