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.
Shane Morrow discusses leaving the insurance-based independent broker dealer with a team of experienced partners and how their new firm IronBridge Wealth Counsel has thrived with SagePoint Financial, an IBD under the Advisor Group umbrella.
Josh Brown went from mechanical engineer to the Merrill training program, building a business from 0 to $650mm. Firm changes prompted him and his team to consider their options, launching Northend Private Wealth on LPL Strategic Wealth Services.
Multi-channel models are one of the hottest options for financial advisors, providing a path from employee to independence without changing firms. John Peluso, president of Wells Fargo’s First Clearing talks about the benefits, innovation and more.
Jon Kuttin reveals how he built a $2.4B independent practice on the Ameriprise Financial platform—a strategy that includes a unique referral engine, the decision to transition from a client-facing advisor to CEO, plus great mentors and hard work.
3 “ex-wirehouse-turned-independent-industry-leaders” in a rare single forum: Shirl Penney of Dynasty Financial Partners, Jim Dickson of Sanctuary Wealth and Rich Steinmeier of LPL Financial. They join Mindy Diamond to share an “insider’s view” of the wirehouse world, wealth management, independence, and more.
Former UBS advisor Lori Siegel CFP of Centrix Wealth Partners talks about her first year of independence, forming Centrix Wealth Partners with Raymond James Financial Services, and how the ability to control their own destiny was a powerful driver.
Bill Williams of Ameriprise Franchise Group discusses how dramatic shifts in recruiting practices, plus improvements in infrastructure, support, technology and marketing have resulted in great success for the century-old independent broker dealer.
Jodi Perry, President of RJFS Independent Contractor Division shares insights on the firm’s success, its culture and client-first ethos, and how that resonates with advisors looking for freedom and flexibility plus scaffolding and support.
With 30 years under its belt, LPL Financial is undergoing an evolution to what CEO Dan Arnold describes as “the next generation independent model.” Guests Rich Steinmeier and Marc Cohen share some inside baseball on the independent broker dealer’s new direction.
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