Mike Mead's Affiliation with H.D. Vest There were many reasons I chose to work with H.D. Vest as my broker-dealer. One of the main reasons is their commitment to working with tax professionals and the opportunities they provide for continuing education of their representatives. Unlike many investment firms, H. D. Vest has no proprietary products and allows their representatives to choose whichever product best suits the client’s needs.As an H. D. Vest Advisor, Mike Mead can implement your personalized plan by choosing from a wide universe of mutual funds, brokerage accounts, annuities, long term care insurance, disability insurance and life insurance.Headquartered in Irving, Texas, H.D. Vest has over 300 home office employees dedicated to providing H.D. Vest Advisors with some of the industry's best training, technology, investment tools, and financial services know-how and brokerage support.