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After a 2018 cash scare, Scott MacKillop got a $1.5 million lifeline and -- boom -- RIAs rewarded his flat-fee TAMP with 1,000% AUM growth in 35 months

First Ascent now has $1.1 billion in RIA AUM and reached a sweet milestone -- its founder has a take-home salary and apparent sustainability.

Author Oisin Breen June 14, 2021 at 8:41 PM
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Scott MacKillop: This flat-fee TAMP idea has legs after all.

Jeffrey Roush

Jeffrey Roush

June 15, 2021 — 2:29 PM
I’ve known Scott for decades now and he is a fighter for what he believes in and for helping advisors to succeed. It’s great to see the good guys win after a focused effort of hard work and entrepreneurship. Advisors respect that initiative and live in that frame of mind most every day.

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