Rory O’Hara founder of Ausperity Private Wealth discusses his journey from cold-calling trainee at Merrill, to building a business managing $500mm in client assets, to making the leap to independence as a young team.
An annual digest of the 2022 season’s most ground-breaking commentary for financial advisors and business owners on topics including autonomy, change, clients’ needs, succession, next gens, growth, and much more.
After 45 years at Wells Fargo and their predecessors, Larry Boggs left the wirehouse to build independent firm Boggs & Company with a team that includes 3 of his daughters. Larry discusses family, legacy, business ownership, and more.
Self-described “homegrown Merrill” advisors Chad Goodchild and Jacob Schlicht share the drivers behind their choice to leave Merrill to launch independent firm Kickstand Wealth Advisors with support from TruClarity.
Mike Durso, CEO of Shorehaven Wealth Partners, discusses his leap from employee to breakaway to leader, how bringing his diverse experience and institutional knowledge to the family business informed the decision to go independent, more.
Jeff Boudjouk on UBS termination, expungement, and a new life as independent firm Northeast Investment Group.
Todd Resnick and his colleagues were attracted to the idea of building a “destination” for other advisors. He discusses their journey leveraging M&A, capital partners and support services to bring their shared goals to life–demonstrating how vision can drive growth and success.
UBS breakaways John Klaas, Jr. and David Millington share their journey to launching independent firm Puzzle Wealth Solutions with Gladstone Wealth Partners and resulting growth to $2B in assets year one.
Gary Hirschberg began to question if he was able to act as a true fiduciary to his clients at Goldman Sachs. Plus, he had the nagging desire to build a brand of his own. So in 2018, he left to launch Aaron Wealth Advisors.
On his 25th anniversary with Merrill, Craig Robson resigned to launch RIA Regent Peak Wealth in Atlanta, GA. It was a bold move designed to “liberate and empower” him and his team to serve their clients completely and with objectivity.