July 2016 – Valley National Financial Advisors announced the promotion of Connor Darrell to Senior Associate. Connor works out of Valley National’s Bethlehem office where he provides financial advisory and client support.
Connor is a member of Valley National’s internal Investment Committee which provides the strategic direction for the firms’ investment portfolios. He also assists with trading, rebalancing, reporting as well as client tax planning and preparation.
“Connor has demonstrated an exceptional work ethic through the continuous development his professional skills and industry knowledge,” said Matthew Petrozelli, Executive Vice President & COO. “He has proven that he is ready to take on larger responsibilities within our financial advisory, tax and investment-related businesses.”
Connor joined the company in 2014 through Valley National’s Entry Level Professional (ELP) program. The ELP program, now in its fourth year, is specifically designed to prepare the next generation of Financial Advisors with key skills and knowledge.
Connor received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Gettysburg College. Since joining Valley National, Connor has attained his Series 65 – Investment Adviser Representative, Series 7 – General Securities Representative and Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent licenses. He is currently working toward the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.