The outgoing CEO of the wealthtech powerhouse shares his journey from the founding of Orion, the firm’s growth over the years, and perspectives on the future of wealth management, technology and AI, and much more.
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Evan Mayer started in the bank channel and, over time, came to the realization that he could do more to support his clients and grow the business in the independent model. Evan proved that by growing more than 3x in just 4 years.
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A 37-Year Merrill Lifer Shares Why Even Long-Tenured Advisors Can Benefit by Forgoing CTP and Breaking Away
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One of the most influential people in the financial planning and investment management profession discusses what fueled his firm’s growth, the importance of financial education, the value of embracing technology, and more.
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