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After 'thinking changed' Emigrant Bank hires new CEO to either take Mark Hurley's spot at Fiduciary Network or to head new unit that will compete head-on

With Hurley now characterized as expendable, the New York bank makes Karl Heckenberg chief-in-waiting and Harold Evensky expresses 'reservations' about Emigrant Bank power play

Author Lisa Shidler November 15, 2017 at 9:38 PM
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Karl Heckenberg: Mark has done a good job building the business. As [EB's] gotten more educated on the business over the last year, the thinking has changed and evolved and at some point you ask yourself, at what cost?

Mark Hurley


Harold Evensky


Jeff Spears


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Jeff Spears

Jeff Spears

November 16, 2017 — 1:21 AM
The bets are placed and both sides need to stop bluffing and turn over their cards.
Stephen Winks

Stephen Winks

November 16, 2017 — 1:14 PM
A cautionary tale on being careful who you are in business with. Ultimately, the advisors have the power, as they can walk rendering the value of Fiduciary Network in their control. A power play without advisors makes Emigrant vulnerable. Howard Evensky and his fellow Fiduciary Network Advisors are the key to the success of the enterprise. This is why Wall Street and its short term thinking is not a good cultural fit for the RIA business model. SCW
Jeff Spears

Jeff Spears

November 16, 2017 — 2:03 PM
Amen ! I fact that is often overlooked by management including me

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