Biography of Our CEO

David A Ponder, QPA is a 33-year member of ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries) and maintains the profession designation of QPA (Qualified Pension Administrator). Dave's experience includes 14 years as a Regional Pension Manager and Qualified Pension Administrator for a major provider and another 5 years as the Regional Sales Director for NYLIM (New York Life Investment Management LLC).

Dave founded the Ponder Financial Group in 2001 and has achieved the Top of the Table designation with MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table), the Premier Association of Financial Professionals and is a member of the President Council with New York Life.

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David Ponder is an agent licensed to sell insurance through New York Life Insurance Company and may be licensed with various other independent unaffiliated insurance companies in the states of AZ, DC, FL, MD, NY, and VA. No insurance business may be conducted outside the states referenced.

David Ponder is a Registered Representative of and offers securities products & services through NYLIFE Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, a licensed insurance agency, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, 4158 Cadle Creek Rd, Edgewater, MD, 21037, 443-994-8651. In this regard, this communication is strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of DC, FL, MD, SC, VA, and WV. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside the specific states referenced.

David Ponder is also a Financial Adviser with Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, offering advisory services in the states of CO, DC, DE, FL, MD, NY, SC, VA, and WV. As such, these services are strictly intended for individuals residing in the states referenced.

The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the insurance and financial services industry.

PONDER FINANCIAL GROUP is not owned or operated by NYLIFE Securities LLC or its affiliates.

Neither PONDER FINANCIAL GROUP nor its associates are in the business of offering tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, or accounting professional before making any decisions.