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Advisors choose Signature Financial Brokerage because of our commitments, resources and experience. What that means to advisors is that we help you eliminate all the time consuming back office work while you grow your business doing what you do best, servicing your clients and building relationships. We are a full service brokerage firm working with over 80 top-rated carriers offering insurance agents, financial planners, investment advisors, broker dealers and managing general agencies solutions for asset accumulation and protection through life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance and annuities.

Our dedicated team will help you with marketing, sales strategy, case design, underwriting, delivery, and post-sale service. We strive to earn your trust and become your partner, helping you prosper by making our resources available to you which include access to some of the brightest minds in the industry.

We are an affiliate of Signature Financial Group, a full service wealth management firm, with our history dating back in Columbus to 1870. We are an independently owned firm affiliated with an independent broker dealer.


Scott W. Armstrong, AIF® – Managing Partner

Scott has been supporting advisors in the financial services industry since 1987. He has spent his entire career with one firm, and he has extensive knowledge, experience and commitment to the advisor community. He works diligently to help advisors find effective solutions for their clients. Scott specializes in advanced business planning strategies, estate planning, and solutions for high net worth families. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and enjoys golf, fishing, classic cars, reading and cooking. Scott and his wife Julie have a son, Scott.

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Anthony R. “Tony” Shockley – Marketing Director

Tony started his Insurance career in 1985 upon earning his Bachelors and Masters Degree from The Ohio State University.   He is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.    He also served as President of NAIFA Columbus in 2000-2001.  Tony also served as a board member of the General Agents and Managers Association from 1996-19998 and was an ex-office board member of the Columbus Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.   Tony and his wife, Alison, live in Powell and have two children, Tia and Sam.   They are both active in their community, thorugh local government and charitable organizations.  Tony also enjoys coaching baseball and attending softball games in his time away from work.

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Linda L. Thomas – Operations Coordinator

As the operations coordinator for Signature Financial Brokerage, Linda can assist you with underwriting, product support, and case management. For more than 20 years Linda has focused on building a partnership with brokers built on trust, dedication and integrity. What this means to you is high priority is placed on excellent service including ensuring timely underwriting decisions. In her personal time, Linda coaches high school cheerleading. Linda and her husband Mark, have two boys, Dylan and Coy. The family resides in Delaware, Ohio.

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