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Ex-Merrill exec Chris Dupuy makes exit from Focus Financial barely a month after IPO, leaves financial services after 34-year career; you won't believe what he's doing now

Dupuy was charged with expanding Focus Connections, a program designed to help elite wealth management teams transition from wirehouses to independence

Author Keith Girard August 25, 2018 at 10:06 PM
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Chris Dupuy: Leaving financial services after 34 years to write about sports

Andrew

Andrew

August 26, 2018 — 12:50 AM
3 unreturned phone calls..we the readers admire your tenacity, keep up the good work!
Jeff Spears

Jeff Spears

August 28, 2018 — 1:12 PM
Has the focus on breakaway brokers ended? This move and recent changes at HighTower would lead me to answer that brokers aren't the panacea for RIAs.

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Focus Financial Partners, LLC
Consolidator/Roll-up Firm
Top Executive: Rudy Adolf



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