About Us

The office of Thomas D. Fischer, with the Broker-Dealer support of Securities America, Inc., has the primary goal of assisting the individual investor in the pursuit of the security that comes with having a solid, workable financial plan pre-retirement and the enjoyment that investment planning affords post-retirement.

TD Fischer Team
From Left: Patricia McConnell, Tom Fischer, Robin McConnell.

Thomas D. Fischer, CFP®

Tom Fischer

Thomas D. Fischer, CFP® attended Xavier University from 1968 through 1972 where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree.

Tom started his financial services career in 1977 with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company. His position was that of agent and he specialized in working with clients with estate tax problems, in addition to individual insurance sales.

In September of 1985, Tom was appointed the Regional Manager in the Louisville, Kentucky office of a financial planning and marketing firm headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Firm became affiliated with Securities America, effective 2009, under the ownership and management of Mr. Fischer. Tom, since 1985, has been involved in the preparation of financial plans for individuals and supervised the financial planners and support staff in his Louisville office.

Today, Tom continues to service his personal clientele through Securities America, Inc., and oversee the general operations of the Branch Office.

Professional Designations and Licenses:

  • 1985 – General Securities License, Series 7, from the National Association of Securities Dealers.
  • 1987 – Life & Health Insurance and Variable Annuity License from the State of Kentucky,
  • 1991 – Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) designation from the College of Financial Planning.

Tom continues to adhere to all continuing education requirements as set forth by NASAA, the State of Kentucky, College of Financial Planning, and Institute of Certified Fund Specialists.

Email Tom at tom.fischer@securitiesamerica.com

Patricia A. McConnell

Patricia Rudolph

Patricia A. McConnell, Tom’s partner since 2005, attended college at Eastern Kentucky University, University of Louisville, and Kentucky Career Institute.

Pat started her practice in financial services in the mid-eighties as a life insurance specialist working primarily with families to develop a risk management strategy for income replacement and capital resources needed in the event of death or disability.

In 1985, Pat joined the Louisville, Kentucky office of a financial planning and marketing firm headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. She initially served as an intern under the supervision of the Regional Manager. Upon moving into the position of financial counselor, her responsibilities included preparation of individual financial plans with a focus on employees of not-for-profit institutions such as hospitals and public school systems. Her credentials include registration with the FINRA Series 6, 7, 24 and NASAA Series 63 and 66 Licenses.

She is also Life and Health Insurance and Variable Annuity licensed with the States of Kentucky and Indiana.

After a leave of absence from the firm to assume a more full-time role in raising her four children, Pat returned to the financial marketing firm to continue her financial planning practice as an Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors, Inc.

Pat frequently attends seminars held by noted financial advisors to stay abreast of current economic theories and financial planning methodologies. She enjoys a practice wherein she assists her clients, in not only setting and working towards goals, but also in determining that personal values match financial goals while striving to help ensure success of the financial planning process. In addition to financial planning, Pat also offers income tax preparation services to her clients. She completes several hours of continuing education each year to remain current with new tax legislation.

Email Pat at patricia.mcconnell@securitiesamerica.com

Robin McConnell

Robin McConnell

Robin McConnell joined the firm in 1999 as Special Projects Coordinator after spending the first years of her career in event planning and marketing for the arts. Robin performs a myriad of tasks for the firm including data management, marketing, bookkeeping, research, and client service. Robin, most notably to our clients, organizes the firm’s annual client appreciation events. In her spare time, Robin enjoys reading, traveling and laughing with her family and friends.

Email Robin at robin.mcconnell@securitiesamerica.com

Our Mission

  • Independent Investment Advice
  • Retirement Planning
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Personalized Client

Our Clients

Investors in need of guidance in the following areas:

  • Wealth Accumulation
  • Pension Distributions
  • Lifetime Income
  • Strategic Investment Portfolio Management 


Our company is based on the principle that education and understanding of your current financial situation is vital to successfully make prudent decisions concerning your future financial condition. If you have any questions about your current financial situation or wish to schedule an appointment, send us an email or give us a call at (800) 346-7526.