Marcus T. Henderson, Sr., President and CEO of Henderson Financial Group, Inc., serves as lead Financial Advisor for his thriving wealth management firm in Brentwood, Tennessee. A native Nashvillian, Marcus attended Glencliff Comprehensive High School (General Studies) and Tennessee State University (BBA – Economics).
Mr. Henderson's professional and industry affiliations consist of memberships in the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, (NAIFA), and the Financial Planning Association (FPA). In private practice since 1989, he is a 28-year consecutive member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a benchmark of excellence in the financial services arena. Currently, Mr. Henderson is a 8-year qualifying member of MDRT’s Top of the Table (TOT), whose exclusive membership consists of only the top 5% of member advisors, internationally. Additionally, Marcus is listed in Marquis, Who's Who in Finance and Industry 29th Edition dated 1996/1997 and is a Fellow of the Life Underwriters Training Council. He is a Registered Financial Planner (RFP®) with the Registered Financial Planners Institute, a practicing Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) with the Center for Fiduciary Studies and has earned a Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC) designation with the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants.
His industry-wide accomplishments are numerous and include holding Platinum Qualifying status in JHFN/Signator, Inc.’s annual award conference. Marcus was inducted into John Hancock’s Hall of Fame in 2006, a prestigious distinction in which only 213 members have been inducted since 1956. Mr. Henderson is only the Third (3rd) African American to achieve this pinnacle of success in the award’s 60-year history.
Marcus and his wife, Yolanda, are happily married and are the proud parents of five adult children. They reside in Franklin Tennessee.
THE HENDERSON FAMILY
The Family L to R: Marcus, Jr., Marcus, Sr., Yolanda, Malik, Mikala, Alexis (God Daughter) - Not Pictured: Shifra & Mystique
OUR MINISTRY STATEMENTS
“The AME Church Finance Department: Providing economic stability for today’s Church and tomorrow’s Community.”
“To effectively represent the Connectional AME Church on all levels in diverse aspects of financial well-being, while venturing to improve our Zion’s economic position through education, technology, amplified positive visibility and beneficial collaborations with like-minded partners.”
SERVICE TO OUR ZION
AME Connectional Service
AME General Conference
Delegate 1996/ Member, General Board 1996 to 2000
-AMEC Representative to the National Council of Churches 2004 to 2008
-Connectional AME Church Trustee (Board Of Incorporators) Member 2012 to 2016, Treasurer 2016 to Present
Campaign Treasurer - Richard Allen Lewis for Treasurer - 1996
Campaign Treasurer - Clement W. Fugh for Bishop - 2012
Campaign Treasurer - John Thomas, III for Editor - 2016
Engaged participant and attendee at every General Conference since 1992
-Active Member, St. John AME Chuch, Nashville, Tennessee - 3rd Generation
-The son of Reverend Samuel Henderson, 13th Episcopal District (Deceased)
-The nephew of Reverend Jo Ann Allen, 13th Episcopal District (Deceased)
-Member, St. John AME Church Lay Organization
-Past Trustee, St. John AME Church
-Current Steward, St. John AME Church
-Current Treasurer, St. John AME Church
-Numerous Financial/Wealth Management Seminars throughout the 13th Episcopal District and Connectional AME Church for over 25 years
Mr. Henderson is a Past President of the Nashville Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors 1999/2000 and is a Past President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Tennessee 2004/2005. Locally, he was the recipient of the NAIFA Nashville Todd A. Baker Extraordinary Award - 2014. Statewide, he was the recipient of the NAIFA Tennessee Insurance Professional of the Year – 2013. Nationally, Marcus is an avid supporter of MDRT’s committee system and the MDRT Foundation.
Quite accomplished within media and print, Marcus has been featured in Advisor Today in 2005, NAIFA’s national publication, and is a frequent columnist in many national financial planning magazines and periodicals. He was most recently highlighted, February 2015, by Signator in Financial Planning magazine for his exemplary independent firm building achievements.
His personal and community contributions include Connectional Trustee/Treasurer - Board of Incorporators, African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME Church); Locally - Financial Chairman at St. John AME Church, Nashville, Tennessee; Member - Fisk University Business Advisory Board, founding Board Member - Better Health 4 Kids, Inc. (BH4K) as well as a founding member of Nashville’s The Buffalo Political Action Committee (PAC).
LECTURES - KEYNOTES - CITATIONS
-Guest Lecturer -Tennessee State University, Department of Engineering
-Guest Lecturer - Fisk University, McNair Scholars Program
-Guest Lecturer - Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry (Alumni Day/CE)
-Guest Lecturer - Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine (Brother/Thomas)
-Keynote Speaker -Various NAIFA Associations across the USA (Practice Management)
-Keynote Speaker - Million Dollar Round Table, USA, Canada and Caribbean (Leadership/Motivation)
-First African - American President of NAIFA Nashville – Nashville Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
-First African - American President of NAIFA Tennessee – National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
THE CAMPAIGN TEAM
Mr. Keith E. Britton
7th Episcopal District
Ms. Juanita E. Patton
13th Episcopal District
5409 Maryland Way, Suite 300, Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
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