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.
Kevin Myeroff shares how he built a $2B firm, the process of planning for succession and ultimate decision to sell NCA Financial Planners to Sequoia Financial.
Next gen Tom Stadum realized that he had a long runway and greater opportunity beyond UBS. So once his partner/father fulfilled the obligations of his retirement agreement, Tom left to build independent firm Fjell Capital with Sanctuary Wealth.
Next gen advisor Bryan Garris wanted what other independent advisors had: The freedom and control to serve clients as true fiduciaries. After careful due diligence and planning, he and his partners left UBS to launch RIA TriaGen Wealth Management.
While comfortable at UBS a decade ago, Ahmie Baum started to see things a bit differently when his son Brian joined the business. It was an awakening that made this wirehouse veteran reevaluate everything, and propelled his leap to independence.
Attorney Tom Lewis of Stevens & Lee shares advice for financial advisors on navigating transition, avoiding termination, Protocol vs non-Protocol moves, and what you need to know before signing a binding retire-in-place agreement with your firm.
Advisors considering a change of firms or models often have a lot of questions. This episode tackles the 10 most frequently asked by advisors and dispels some of the myths and misperceptions that often stop them from realizing their true potential.
The goal of succession planning is to “future-proof” the business, developing a strategic guide built upon the leader’s vision, sustainable scale and continual growth for the future of the firm. Mindy and Louis Diamond share key lessons from their succession planning journey, the art of “co-leadership,” choosing a successor, and more.
Tim Bello of Merchant Investment Management discusses the growth of the independent space and the burgeoning cottage industry that fills capital, service and support gaps, creating new paths for those who have a desire to grow their own enterprises.
Ben Harrison from BNY Mellon’s Pershing discusses the role a custodian plays in the lifecycle of an independent business, taking over for retiring industry icon Mark Tibergien as the head of Pershing’s RIA custody unit, the COVID-19 crisis, and more.