The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has appointed Jim Brogan of Brogan Financial to serve on its board of directors.

The KSO supports a core of full-time professional musicians, who perform more than 200 programs throughout East Tennessee each season.

With an annual budget of more than $3 million, the KSO reaches more than 200,000 children and adults each year.

A native of East Tennessee, Jim is president of Brogan Financial, a retirement and legacy planning firm he founded in 2001. He hosts a talk show every Saturday morning on NewsTalk 98.7 focused on topics important to retirees and soon-t o-be retired.

Jim was named the 2011 National Advisor of the Year by Senior Market Advisor Magazine, the industry’s leading publication for advisors specializing in retirement planning services