LPL installs a former Wells Fargo tech-meister as it races to replace software, RIAify itself, for 14,000 restive advisors
The No. 1 IBD has miles to go in its mission to strip down and rebuild its once 'pretty horrible' platform but CIO Victor Fetter says dramatic changes are already evident
Technology is the key to universally needed advisory services innovation. By definition advisory services innovation looks nothing like brokerage technology which is why technology is the Achilles Heel of Wall Street, as it adds unnecessary complexity. Hopefully Perkins has an open mind and is not too committed to conventional brokerage as a new highly disruptive advisory services technology is in great demand and will win massive market share in the best interest of the investing public. A simplifying authenticated prudent investment process is the key to unlocking market share in concert with advanced technology will trigger a Renaissance in Advisory Services..
Orion names 'left-brained' Natalie Wolfsen as CEO to replace Eric Clarke, and AssetMark, which synchronized its announcement, hires Michael Kim as her replacement
Orion Chairman Charles Goldman again lures his protege to self-replace, while Michael Kim was 'integral to AssetMark’s record financial performance over the past several years'
September 8, 2023 at 11:58 PM
How a white senior vice president at an LPL OSJ came to hire a former black minister as recruiter despite the latter's pledge to make it 'uncomfortable' at times
Rob Sandrew hit it off with Keith L. Frasier, willing to speak up on racial and racial justice issues, who also checks all the boxes for attracting talent and assets at a firm that recruited $2 billion last year
August 19, 2020 at 2:18 AM
How Edelman Financial Engines spin-off deal became a RetireOne engine that's heating up the RIA annuity game again
The fee-based annuities marketplace of Aria Retirement Solutions adds Edelman's broker-dealer, 6,000 clients, 'hundreds of millions' in client assets and an old hand
November 20, 2019 at 10:19 PM
His days of playing defense done, Jeff Concepcion pinches pennies then poaches a Fidelity and Schwab veteran to execute grab for next $6 billion of AUA at Stratos
Lou Camacho will pursue goal of $600 million a quarter in new assets on behalf of OSJ that wants much more inorganic growth