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 and Tennessee State University.
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 earned a Master Registered Financial Consultant designation with the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (MRFC).
His industry-wide accomplishments are numerous and include holding Platinum Qualifying status in John Hancock Financial Network/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.
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. Marcus has won awards both locally and nationally for being recognized for his high standards in the financial services industry and 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 highlighted by the former broker-dealer, February 2015, for his exemplary independent firm building achievements.
His personal and community contributions include Trustee-Board of Incorporators, African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME Church); 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).
His practice objective, “To treat and help guard the financial health of his clients on an on-going individual basis”. His professional philosophy, “Plan your life as though you were going to live forever. Plan your demise as though it were tomorrow”.
Marcus and his wife, Yolanda, are happily married and are the parents of five adult children. They reside in Franklin, TN.
Qualifying membership in the MDRT is based on minimum sales production requirements and gross business generated within a year. Each MDRT status designation is granted for one year only. All members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the Million Dollar Round Table