US-based Financial Architects Partners (FAP) has opened its fourth new regional office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US ina move to enhance the FAP network.

The company has appointed Jon Christie to lead the Minneapolis branch and will be joining as managing director at FAP.

Christie will provide wealth transfer life insurance planning for ultra-affluent families and their advisors in addition to providing assistance to the estate planning attorneys, tax specialists, family offices, and wealth managers to integrate the life insurance asset into the families’ overall estate and financial planning.

With 25 years of life insurance industry experience, Christie founded Christie and Associates in 1986 and provided diversified financial services for the planning needs of small to mid-market corporations and affluent families.

Christie also provided complex life insurance planning, designing unique and innovative solutions for each of clients’ estate plans.