Grove Point Financial Appoints Shirley Lenus as New Head of Technology

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Grove Point Financial Appoints Shirley Lenus as New Head of Technology

06/22/2021

Drawing on 25 years of industry experience, Shirly Lenus will oversee all information technology initiatives and development. 

Grove Point Financial
ROCKVILLE, Md.--Grove Point Financial, a boutique independent broker-dealer and registered investment adviser (RIA) platform, today announced the appointment of Shirley Lenus as Head of Technology.

In this newly created role, Lenus will oversee all technology initiatives, development, systems maintenance, vendor due diligence, and cybersecurity. She will also focus on deepening the partnership between Grove Point Financial and its parent company, Kestra Holdings, to further develop scalable platforms and technology that can be leveraged across entities.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Shirley to our talented team,” said Rob Costello, Grove Point Financial Chief Operations Officer. “Having worked in IT management for a diverse collection of firms, she brings broad expertise in development strategies and data governance policy. Shirley is also an experienced leader and has the ability to engage business partners in a way that will yield an immediate, positive impact on our solution delivery.”

Lenus has over 25 years of information technology experience, having led teams focused on financial services engineering, application architecture, and programming, while creating strategic business and technology road maps. Most recently, Lenus served as Data Governance Lead and Technology Relationship Manager at Wells Fargo.

“I am very excited to join Grove Point and am confident my extensive experience has prepared me well for this pivotal role,” said Lenus. “I look forward to working with Rob and the executive team to chart the strategic direction for information technology and develop a comprehensive, long-term strategy for data governance.”

Grove Point Financial was acquired by Kestra Holdings in December 2017. The firm was previously known as H. Beck, Inc. before announcing its rebranding in April 2021.

About Grove Point Financial

Grove Point Financial, LLC (Grove Point Financial) operates out of its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. The company’s broker-dealer and investment adviser subsidiaries provide securities brokerage and investment advisory services through more than 500 financial professionals across the U.S. Grove Point Financial is guided by a mission of delivering service excellence based on relationships, where all financial professionals thrive in an intimate and accessible culture that values partnership above all else.

Securities offered through Grove Point Investments, LLC (GPI), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Grove Point Advisors, LLC (GPA). GPI and GPA are subsidiaries of Grove Point Financial, LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kestra Holdings.

Contacts
Gregory FCA for Grove Point Financial and Kestra Holdings
Leah Pappas, 610-200-0564
kestra@gregoryfca.com
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