Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
LEIGH B. SMITH
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Smith believes that financial services is about more than just numbers, it’s about people. Throughout her many years in the industry, one thing has been consistent – her passion for the work that helps make lives better for the families and friends in our communities.
Ms. Smith has vast experience in the world of financial services working in a variety of roles. From wholesaling, to heading up marketing for a carrier, to helping lead one of the largest FMOs in the country, those that have worked with her will tell you that her focus has always been on creating an exceptional agent experience.
RICHARD W. VYNALEK
Chief Compliance Officer
Richard “Rick” Vynalek joined Simplicity Financial Marketing as its Chief Compliance Officer in December of 2016. He comes to Simplicity with over 25 years in the insurance and financial services industry. Mr. Vynalek started his career as a financial advisor and spent time in product management and regional sales leadership. For the last 10 years, he has held senior compliance positions with ING (Voya), Hartford Life and most recently Symetra where he served as Assistant Vice President and Divisional Compliance Officer for Symetra’s annuity and life insurance business.
Vice President of Human Resources
EVP, Corporate Development