CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) - National Financial Services is pleased to announce that Patrick H. McEvoy has joined the company as vice president, broker dealer operations, and president, The O.N. Equity Sales Company (ONESCO).

McEvoy will be responsible for all aspects of the operations and strategic direction of ONESCO, Ohio National's retail broker dealer affiliate, and the O.N. Investment Management Company (ONIMCO), the company's retail registered investment advisory firm. 

Prior to joining ONESCO, he led Woodbury Financial as its president and chief executive officer through the sale from The Hartford to AIG Advisors Network. During his tenure with Woodbury, McEvoy implemented successful growth and innovative sales strategies to include life products and investment advisory platforms. Under his leadership, Woodbury was recognized as Broker Dealer of the Year in 2011 by Investment Advisor magazine.

Prior to joining Woodbury, he was part of the ING Advisors Network (Cetera Advisor Group), serving as director of recruiting, chief marketing officer, and leaving in 2009 as the president and chief executive officer of Multi-Financial (Cetera Advisors).

With more than 25 years in the financial services industry, he has held roles as a registered representative with Merrill Lynch, wholesaler and recruiter before being promoted to leadership roles.

McEvoy was a member of the military police with the U.S. Army. He holds a Series 7, 24 and 63 FINRA licenses and is an active member of various industry groups.

Tracing its corporate origins to 1909, Ohio National markets a variety of insurance and financial products through more than 50,000 representatives in 47 states (all except Alaska, Hawaii and New York), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and through affiliated operations in South America. Additional subsidiaries operate in New York and Connecticut. As of Dec. 31, 2013, its affiliated companies have $38.8 billion total assets under management. Products are issued by The Ohio National Life Insurance Company and Ohio National Life Assurance Corporation and National Security Life & Annuity Company in New York. Named Cincinnati's "#1 Top Workplace" (large category) by the Enquirer Media (June 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014). Ohio National has more than 1,000 associates. Visit for more information. 

Contact Information:

Adrienne Gutbier, APR
513.794.6254 office
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Susan McDonald
513.794.6325 office
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