New Hires at Northland

Northland announces three new hires in the Minneapolis and Denver offices.

Michael Leonard joins the firm as Managing Director to lead the Northland Wealth Management Division. He has over 35 years of experience in the securities and investment industry and was previously with Oak Ridge Financial and Prudential Securities.

Randy Nitzsche, Chief Executive Officer of Northland Securities, commented: “Michael’s balance of leadership talent and hands-on skills will continue to grow our retail investment group in new directions. We are very proud to have Mike as part of the Northland Wealth Management team.”


Mary Hogue and Gray Sain have joined the firm as Vice Presidents of Institutional Sales with the firm’s Denver office.

Ms. Hogue’s career spans over 30 years, with previous experience at First Southwest, RBC Capital Markets, and First Interstate Bank in Denver. She is a municipal fixed income specialist working with banks, trust departments, and insurance and mutual fund companies.

Mr. Sain was a Sr. Vice President at Brean Capital LLC in New York, and an institutional fixed income broker at Raymond James. Mr. Sain began his career at Morgan Keegan on the retail municipal trading desk. He has worked with many depository institutions, helping develop portfolio investment performance, strategies, and risk management.

Randy Nitzsche, Chief Executive Officer of Northland Securities, commented: “Both Mary and Gray bring industry expertise and commitment to institutional client relationships, traits we hold as cornerstones in our business philosophy. They both have the proven skills necessary to help Northland Securities continue to exceed in our Fixed Income Institutional Sales Division.”

For more information:
Press Release Michael Leonard (3/20/18)
Press Release Mary Hogue and Gray Sain (3/20/18)