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.
What can advisors expect as they head into 2022? In this episode we explore 11 key areas – including deals, advisor movement, evolving models, and more – and the impact each might have on advisors and the wealth management industry at large.
Rich Mullen of $1.75B RIA platform Pallas Capital Advisors shares creative ways he grew the business serving ultra-high net worth clients with a level of continuity that he could not achieve on his own or as an employee of UBS.
A Losing Battle at Merrill: Why a Former Leader Left the Herd for Independence–the Value of Culture and the “Intoxicating” Effects of Freedom
To Greg Franks, the “bankifying” of Merrill, which he served at for nearly 3 decades, was nothing short of “tragic.” The former Merrill leader shares his experience and the story of his own leap to independence to the helm of Snowden Lane Partners.
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.
Few in the financial services media that have the experience and name recognition of Bob Veres—and less are as outspoken. He candidly discusses the advisory firm of the future, growth, client service, technology, and the role of financial advisors.
Special Episode: A panel of 3 breakaway advisors share the details of their journeys—Lori Siegel, founding partner, Centrix Wealth Partners; Michael Henley, founder & CEO, Brandywine Oak Private Wealth; and Terry Cook, CEO, Parcion Private Wealth.
Louis Diamond Interviewed – With Matt Ackerman and Rob Sandrew, Integrated Partners – Now, more than ever, advisors have options and opportunities to put them ahead of the competition. In this episode, Matt Ackermann is joined with Louis Diamond of Diamond Consultants and Robert Sandrew of Integrated Partners as they discuss the process of making the move to being an independent advisor.
Paul Saganey’s 2016 decision to leave Lincoln Financial, build a multi-custodial hybrid RIA with LPL Financial and develop a CPA referral network has propelled the firm from $3.5B to $12B in 5 years. He shares how they achieved such growth and more.
Louis Diamond Mentioned – By Sam Del Rowe, Financial Advisor IQ – Registered investment advisor Robert Harris, a wirehouse veteran, believes being independent is better for advisors. Harris is a senior wealth advisor at Avidian Wealth Solutions, a Houston-based RIA firm. He spent 19 years with UBS before moving to Avidian in 2019.
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