March 2, 2015
Mindy Diamond Quoted
By Eric Rasmussen
He was born into a pizza dynasty, but Marty Bicknell got a taste of the financial planning business early, rose up through the ranks of a storied broker-dealer, and has been rolling up not dough but financial services companies.
Like some lost city of Troy, AG Edwards’ culture lives on the hearts of many veteran reps. Mindy Diamond, a recruiter with Diamond Consultants in Chester, N.J., says that former AG Edwards reps still ask her if companies like that one exist—hoping to find someplace that recreates the brokerage’s legendary environment of fun, bureaucracy-busting and emotional proximity to clients.