Scott MacKillop offers a view on industry awards contrary to Bob Veres, who took the Luminaries, Wealthies and others to task for editoral/sales conflicts
'We see them as merit based. If we win an award or receive recognition as a finalist, we feel that it means something.'
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.