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Dave Welling: All of our 'platform' teams will report to Daniel.

Dave Welling's rollup hits $39 billion of AUM and hires a 37- year-old breakaway from BlackRock to turn internal five-click shopping into a 'single conversation'

The Mercer Advisors CEO in Denver now has a 'president' reporting to him from the Big Apple to take on the specific mission of wiring a national RIA, rather than day-to-day operations at a rollup.

October 21, 2022 at 5:48 PM

Reed Colley: 'Best of breed was great until there were 12 of them and it led to inefficiencies.'

Reed Colley exits beta swinging with a $20-million raise and $20 billion of client AUA based on a plan to give RIAs their own operating systems

The Black Diamond founder is using non-commingled data as a foundation for radically improved security, a self-contained universe of applications and third-party CRM

March 30, 2022 at 4:09 PM

Dave Welling: Joe [Duran] does a reasonable job but we're further out on the spectrum of integration.

Determined to out-Joe-Duran Duran's United Capital, Dave Welling moves his $12B roll-up's HQ to Denver

As Mercer's torrid growth accelerates, its new CEO will hyper-unify investments and operations, make deals, pit software vendors against each other and hire like crazy

February 14, 2018 at 6:18 PM

Dave Welling: We will choose whatever technology best helps us deliver an outstanding experience to our clients.

Black Diamond loses serial white knight Dave Welling to a $10-billion RIA that uses Orion

The RIA performance reporting software giant in Jacksonville grew like crazy under its leader though two mergers but David Barton made an irresistible offer

August 3, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Pete Hess [at Nasdaq opening bell with Advent board chair Stephanie DiMarco in 2012]: I'm going to take six months off after 23 years. I want to come back fully regenerated.

Pete Hess steps down at Advent Software just as Axys gets whodathunkit fix

Dave Welling will co-head Advent with Robert Roley as Black Diamond reporting is introduced to to Axys users

May 25, 2016 at 2:49 PM

Dan Skiles: The reality with today's advisor technology is that you can compete with anyone -- you don't have legacy issues.

Feeling RIA custody oats, Dan Skiles and Peter Mangan attract smaller RIAs but big-name lights to SSG event

The ex-Schwab RIA software chief delivered keynote at his Shareholders Service Group confab

April 25, 2016 at 7:41 PM

Dave Welling will now get his crack at giving Advent Axys a clear way forward.

SS&C's first big act as Advent Software's new owner is to put RIAs using Axys and APX under Black Diamond

Pete Hess will be the asset management czar and David Welling will rule all things RIA in the new framework

July 23, 2015 at 6:32 PM

David Benskin: Basically, I built 50 spreadsheets.

How a software-flummoxed ex-Merrill Lynch private banker set up shop, invented his own dashboard and is selling it to top RIAs

David Benskin is bringing on talent from eMoney, Black Diamond and Envestnet to grow Wealth Access

June 25, 2015 at 5:13 PM

Pete Hess: This business is addictive.

Pete Hess will shop for software firms to build in-house Black Diamond bundle

The Advent CEO says his firm, under SS&C ownership, will consider buying CRM, financial planning and rebalancing firms

June 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM

Peter Hess: I am extremely optimistic that we can close that gap to greatness.

Peter Hess delivers Advent Direct specifics at AdventConnect as Dave Welling wows with Black Diamond's cloud advance

RIAs on a market high absorbed Advent Software's efforts to press skyward under rainy Las Vegas skies

September 11, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Anthony Sperling: We're de-coupling our growth from accounting systems.

Two years in, Advent Software gives itself a Sept. 30 deadline to release the middleware that will draw Axys users into the Cloud

Advent Direct is groundbreaking and breathtaking in its ambidexterity but is it enough to stop the feeding frenzy by Tamarac, Orion and other cloud natives

May 29, 2014 at 2:34 AM

Cathy Clauson will act as the connective tissue between sales and the C-suite.

Charles Goldman recruits his one-time Schwab leftenant to be his right-hand woman at AssetMark

Cathy Clauson fills newly created position related to TAMP sales

April 25, 2014 at 12:08 AM

The MarketCounsel Summit convened many kings of the jungle.

The 2013 MarketCounsel Summit is heavy on future shock

A Cassandra-like Steve Lockshin lead the gloomsters, Team Tech protested that the future is bright and Frank & Dodd laid an egg

December 16, 2013 at 7:44 AM

Rob Major: It's a real simple thing. It comes down to price.

Half-financed by RIAs, AssetBook rolls out 'Radar' to put big RIAs in its range

The previously down-market software firm says it can do anything Black Diamond can -- at 50% of the price

December 13, 2012 at 4:58 AM

Neesha Hathi: This is where the attorneys go to the side and the project managers take over.

Schwab and Advent Software forge historic agreement -- mostly for the good of Black Diamond users for now

Aided perhaps by the ex-Schwab employees moving to Jacksonville, the two giant RIA forces, both San Francisco-based, are looking happily engaged

October 31, 2012 at 6:54 PM

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