July 10, 2017 — 6:14 PM UTC by RIABiz

George Fischer is HighTower Advisor's new leader of operations and operational service support. The Chicago roll-up announced the hire after absorbing the loss of two of its biggest teams over the Fourth of July weekend. See; HighTower loses two teams comprising 33 people and $3 billion of assets over July 4th weekend, declines comment, then issues a 'smashing' press release.

Fischer has more than 20 years of industry experience, including a background in operations and service in the financial and technology sectors. Before signing on at HighTower, he spent 10 years at E*TRADE, where he ran the firm's wealth management, active investor, lending, banking and cash management lines of business. He also managed staff for the product management, operations, trading, and customer service functions.

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