# 1 Ability and Knowhow
TPS was started in 2011 by James Hughes, the founder and managing partner. His Senior Partner, Dan Holdt, and he have built TPS from the ground up! They were both successful and profitable professionals with AXA Advisors for many years, and decided to establish their main office in Verona, NJ. They started with a core staff and one office. Now, a formidable team of 14 Financial Professionals, 11 Client Service Specialists and 5 locations, TPS Financial is a leader in our industry.