SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI), a leading provider of investment services to community banks, announced today the hire of Stephen Mixon to join IPI as Vice President, Regional Director of Sales. Mixon will principally serve as relationship manager supporting IPI representatives and financial institutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120710/DA37563LOGO) A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Mixon joins IPI with a solid track record and twenty-six years experience as a financial advisor and regional brokerage manager. He holds FINRA licenses 4, 6, 7, 24, 53, 63 and 65 and Group I Insurance license. President and CEO, Jay McAnelly, comments, "We are excited to welcome Stephen to the IPI team. He is uniquely suited to this position, having years of solid experience and the financial acumen to succeed in this role." Successfully specializing in on-site delivery of investment programs for community banks and other financial institutions, IPI currently partners with more than 140 financial institutions across the country, whose assets range from $50 million to over $10 billion. IPI has more than $6 billion under management for over 90,000 clients. IPI has no debt and currently employs over 450 people. About Investment Professionals Inc.Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI) is an independent Texas-based investment, insurance brokerage and asset management firm specializing in the on-site delivery of investment programs for financial institutions across the United States. www.invpro.comNO BANK GUARANTEE | NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE Securities and advisory services offered through Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI), a registered broker-dealer and registered investment advisor. IPI does not offer or provide legal or tax advice; please consult your attorney and/or tax advisor for such services. Member FINRA and SIPC. MEDIA CONTACT: Amy WatsonAVP, Marketing Services Manager firstname.lastname@example.org(210) 582-2845 SOURCE Investment Professionals Inc.