Athan Vorilas, CLU, CMFC, CLTC has been the President/Managing Partner of Lighthouse Financial Network, LLC since 2008. The firm has been recognized throughout the years from both within Signator Investors, Inc. and the industry. He began his career as an Advisor with Prudential Financial in 1987 and quickly rose to the position of Managing Director of the New York Office. During his tenure, the firm was highly recognized with many awards and by 2005 the firm received the prestigious Masters Firm Award. His passion in helping other financial professionals grow their practice is a critical part of his core values.
Athan has been featured speaker on leadership topics at many industry meetings both domestically and internationally including Greece, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines. He was featured as a Main Platform speaker at GAMA’s annual LAMP meeting in both the United States and Asia. In addition, Mr. Vorilas was instrumental in establishing “GAMA Hellas” as the first European chapter for GAMA International. Athan currently serves as the Chairman of the GAMA Foundation for Education and Research, and serves on the GAMA International Board of Directors.
Athan continues to build his personal practice with a focus on wealth management and estate planning strategies and is qualifying member of MDRT, the premier association of financial professionals. His desire for helping his clients “light their way to a secure financial future” is evidenced by the time he spends understanding his clients’ challenges, needs and desires.
Athan’s passion for involvement in community includes having the “Bikes for Kids” charity event for the Children’s Aid Society which provided hundreds of bicycles to underprivileged children in New York City. In 2012, Long Island Business News named him “50 around 50” business people to watch.
Mr. Vorilas is a graduate of Hofstra University where he earned a BBA in Finance and currently serves on the Frank G. Zarb, School of Business Advisory Board. He resides in West Islip, NY with his wife and two children where he is actively involved in the community including serving as the current President of the St. Nicholas Hellenic Community, Babylon, NY.