A special all-in-one-place, “best of the breakaways” show featuring curated conversations about the motivations behind the choice to leave the wirehouse world, the risks these breakaways took and the rewards they found waiting on the other side.
About Mindy Diamond
President and CEO – By counseling advisors on how to ask the right questions and “dig deep”, she helps them look at all of the opportunities available to find the one that allows them to reach their full potential. That is, to best serve their clients and live a life that is in sync with their own beliefs and values. Learn more...
By Mindy Diamond, WealthManagement.com – Change is a fact of life, and humans are built with varying degrees of adaptability and resilience. That is, there are those who see change for what it is and rise to new challenges, and others who turn their heads in hopes that things will “settle down.” Yet, in the wirehouse world, there is no sign that things will settle down.
By Mindy Diamond, WealthManagement.com – It was September 2004 when I wrote my first “Of Myths and Moving” article—a piece designed to help address some of the common concerns that advisors shared when considering a move. But the wealth management industry landscape bears little resemblance to that of years past; advisors have more options for how and where to run their businesses than ever before.
Mindy Diamond Mentioned – By Matt Sonnen, InvestmentNews – PFI Advisors continues to tout the benefits of professional management for RIAs. As Rich Gill of Wealth Partners Capital Group recently stated on the Mindy Diamond on Independence podcast, the first two non-client-facing executive-level hires for RIAs are typically the chief operating officer and the chief compliance officer. The COO is brought in to “…make sure the trains are running on time,” he said, while the CCO is hired to “de-risk the business.”
What is it that makes elite advisors so successful? Mindy Diamond takes a deep dive into the motivations, mindset and habits of top financial advisors with Matt Oechsli of The Oechsli Institute.
By Mindy Diamond – The change in compensation that UBS recently announced reflects a tightening of the reins by the firm’s Swiss banking parent. This combined with a retrenchment in recruiting sends a strong message that the battle for control between advisor and firm is slowly but surely being lost by advisors.
While UBS leadership spins this comp change as a positive, generally speaking, advisors are not seeing it that way.
From NASA scientist to Forbes Top Wealth Advisor: Paul Pagnato, CEO Founder of PagnatoKarp, shares his extraordinary breakaway story from financial advisor at Merrill Lynch to launching an independent practice at HighTower Advisors before forming the now $4B fee-only RIA firm.
Doug John and Bryn Talkington join Mindy Diamond to discuss their break from UBS, the ability to better serve their ultra-high net worth clients and resulting extraordinary growth as the independent $1.5B RIA firm Requisite Capital Management.
Mindy Diamond – AdvisorHub podcast – discusses some of the hottest topics in wealth management with Tony Sirianni, including the independent space, the ever-increasing role of technology, and how to start and grow a business in today’s landscape.
Mindy Diamond Quoted – By Jeff Benjamin, InvestmentNews – First Command Financial Services, a $29 billion hybrid firm with 500 advisers, is transitioning its executive-level leadership, with a new CEO starting Jan. 1. Mark Steffe, 50, the current president and chief operating officer, will take over as chief executive in January, replacing current CEO Scott Spiker, who joined First Command in 2007 following a leadership overhaul at the company.