Local professional joins NEXT Financial Group

Houston, Texas, UNITED STATES

Houston, Jan. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mario Jimenez was named Vice President of Marketing at NEXT Financial Group, Inc. (“NEXT”), a Houston-based financial services firm.

In his role as Vice President of Marketing, Jimenez will manage all new and existing communication and design projects at NEXT, including electronic marketing, advertising, NEXT’s web presence, and corporate communications.

With 15 years of marketing experience and an extensive background in production and design, Jimenez said he looks forward to tackling the new challenge that NEXT offers.

“I am excited and humbled at the opportunity to be a part of such a great organization that serves this industry and community in such a positive and engaging way,” Jimenez said. “I will bring in my diverse experience, skills and knowledge to contribute to the excellence in service provided by the NEXT Financial Group.”

NEXT President Barry Knight said he’s excited to bring Jimenez’s fresh perspective to the NEXT team.

“Mario has such a diverse set of experiences,” Knight said. “From corporate marketing to media production and event planning in the financial, hospitality and entertainment industries, Mario’s unique background represents the creativity and leadership our marketing department needs.”

Jimenez is a graduate of The Art Institute of Houston with an Associate’s degree in Applied Sciences for Commercial Arts, and graduated from high school at the Colegio Internacional de Caracas in Caracas, Venezuela. He also served as the inaugural Co-Chair of the Hispanic Latino Team Member Resource Group at Hilton Worldwide Global Headquarters in McLean, VA, for three years. Mario said he loves to travel and learn new languages, and he enjoys music and the arts.


NEXT Financial Group, Inc. is an independent broker-dealer servicing over 500 independent financial representatives throughout the country. An 8-time Broker Dealer of the Year Award* recipient from Investment Advisor Magazine, NEXT also received WealthManagement.com’s best-in-class Service Award in 2016 and the Industry Award for Transition Support in 2017**. The firm continues to build upon its unique culture to better serve the needs of independent financial professionals and their customers. 

* Broker-Dealers of the Year are chosen as part of Investment Advisor magazine’s annual readers poll.

**WealthManagement.com Industry Awards recipients are determined by a panel of judges consisting of professionals from across the financial industry.