Securian Trust Company has appointed Sarah Monke as new president of the company.

Ms Monke joined Securian Financial Group’s broker-dealer, Securian financial Services, in 1999. She moved from TCF Bank where she served as chief compliance officer of their broker-dealer subsidiary.

Starting as registered investment advisor compliance officer at Securian, Ms Monke also helped create the investment advisory supervisory and compliance program at Securian Financial Services. Most recently, she was manager of compliance services.

George Connolly, president of Securian Financial services, said: ”Sarah understands what our advisors need to help clients succeed. Her background will serve her well as we expand the trust company’s business nationally.

Securian Financial Group and its affiliates provide insurance, investments and retirement plans in the US.