Liz Ann Sonders, Schwab’s Investor Interpreter: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Sonders keeps it simple for investors, and that has made her one of the most widely listened-to people in the industry.
Amy Webber, Cambridge’s Optimist: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
“Starting with the fact that we can’t control things like the market and economy or regulation, I’m wildly optimistic about our industry,” Webber said.
Sallie Krawcheck, Booster of Women on Wall St.: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Sallie Krawcheck’s “real career” started “just shy of 30,” when she became a research analyst, she told IA in an interview.
Michael Kitces, Nerd Who Does It All: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
One has to wonder how Michael Kitces does it: the advisor, blogger, Twitterphile and industry speaker is constantly evolving and taking on new challenges.
Thomas Giachetti, Stark & Stark’s Legal Celebrity: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Tim Welsh of Nexus Strategy likes to call Giachetti the only “celebrity securities attorney,” but Giachetti says he “never wanted to be a lawyer.”
Deena Katz and Harold Evensky, Next-Gen Mavens: The IA 25 2014 Profile
At a stage of their careers where many advisors slow down, Katz and Evensky are doubling down on their commitment to the next generation.
Joel Bruckenstein and David Drucker, Tech’s Dynamic Duo: The 2014 IA 25
From books to newsletters to conferences (and more conferences), Bruckenstein and Drucker have turned their expertise into an enterprise.
IA 25 2014: The Threat (or Non-Threat) of Robo-Advisors—Slideshow
It may be reassuring to hear that the big tech experts on our list this year don’t think robo-advisors are too much of a threat.
Caleb Brown, Next-Gen Bridge Builder: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Brown focuses on career changers and students to help firms reap the next generation of talent.
Josh Brown, Blogging’s Bomb Thrower: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Many enthusiastic bloggers fall by the wayside, but not New York-based financial blogger par excellence, Josh Brown.