We always felt serendipity brought us together .... to have a major impact on changing the industry for the future - Harry Hoopis
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 16, 2015
The Hoopis Performance Network, a web-based sales training and leadership development organization, has named Joey Davenport, CLU, CLF, President of the company. The announcement comes as the Hoopis Performance Network surpasses 40,000 subscribers, launches new innovative solutions and expands its reach internationally.
"Joey has grown this company with me since the very beginning and has been a great business partner," says Harry Hoopis, industry icon and CEO of the Hoopis Performance Network. "We’ve always felt serendipity brought us together over a decade ago to build something that will have a major impact on changing the industry for the future."
In his role as President, Davenport oversees sales & marketing, solutions development, program management, faculty relations and client relationship development. He began his career in Nashville, Tennessee with Northwestern Mutual in 1995. Davenport has the unique distinction of having been mentored and working directly with two GAMA International Hall of Fame inductees, Harry Hoopis and the late William S. Cochran.
Over the past eight years, the Hoopis Performance Network has developed a significant presence in the United States and Canada. In partnership with LIMRA International, HPN has even translated their award-winning Trustworthy Selling sales effectiveness program to French for the Canadian market. The Hoopis Performance Network has clients in over 30 Caribbean Islands as well as a presence in Asia. HPN has developed solutions for recruiting & selection, new advisor development, experienced advisor development and leadership development.
The average age of a financial advisor in the life insurance & financial services industry is 57 years old. The industry's four-year retention rate is only 13% and has not improved in two decades. It is the critical to the future of the industry to increase the value proposition to attract the next generation of sales talent. One of the missions of the Hoopis Performance Network is to continue to develop innovative resources to help the industry attract, develop and retain the next generation of financial professionals.
The Hoopis Performance Network provides innovative sales training & leadership development resources to financial professionals worldwide. These field-tested resources have been developed from over 40 years of industry leading experience in their very own “living laboratory.”