Accessibility for All

Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc. (TFA) is part of Transamerica, a company that has stood for innovation and openness since 1904, when a young entrepreneur named Amadeo P. Giannini founded a bank in San Francisco to make financial services available to everyone. This company was among the first to serve everyday people with banking services, and in 1909, it began establishing branches to serve more customers.

In keeping with this history, TFA's representatives strive to serve people from all backgrounds, and encourage clients to think differently about their future in pursuit of their financial success. Because just like with planning and saving, we believe the little steps we take today toward better health can make a big difference for tomorrow.

Wealth + HealthSM

"Be the first in everything." That was the goal of Amadeo P. Giannini, as he laid the foundation for Transamerica. And it's a goal that's continued to shape the company. That's why at TFA, we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments and retirement accounts. Our representatives are also in the business of helping people improve their financial and personal well-being. Today, TFA and our representatives work hard to lead the way in:

Giving more middle-class families access to wealth management strategies and solutions
Emphasizing the connection between wealth and health, so TFA clients can add more life to their years and more years to their lives
Creating opportunities for financial services entrepreneurs who want to build a business that serves the families and businesses in their community

Our History

Open for Business

TFA registered with FINRA, and started serving families. The firm was created to enhance the present and future economic well-being of its clients and Representatives.

A Stronger Product Portfolio

TFA registered with the SEC to become a full-service broker-dealer dedicated to meeting clients' diverse financial needs.

Growth Through a Merger

TFA merged with InterSecurities, Inc. and grew to more than 1,700 registered representatives and $16 billion in client accounts.

A Game-Changing Move

To gain greater efficiency, TFA merged with World Group Securities, Inc., another Transamerica company and broker-dealer.

Next-Level Growth

Based on 2014 data, TFA was the No. 1 broker-dealer based on the number of women advisors, and the fifth largest U.S. broker-dealer based on number of representatives1

Changing the Face of the Industry

TFA was named the No. 1 broker-dealer for the number of producing female representatives and the No. 2 broker-dealer for the overall number of female representatives2

New Heights

A record fourth quarter for the largest Assets Under Management for TFA3

Ready to Serve You

TFA has the experience to help you.

Meet Our Leaders

TFA is managed by a team of dedicated and focused professionals, whose knowledge and experience come together to make a difference for clients, representatives and product providers.

Michelle Barry
Brian Beitzel
Chief Financial Officer
Drew McDonald
Head of Field Engagement
Christina Kramer
Chief Compliance Officer
Karen Perry
Chief Supervisory Officer
Matt Chambers
Director, Business Development
Registered Representatives as of December 2023
Investment Advisor Representatives as of December 2023
Product Providers as of December 2023
 $14 B+ 
Assets Under Management as of December 2023
Customer Accounts as of December 2023