New Hire Roundup: Orizon Joins Mariner
This week in new hires, Mariner Wealth Advisors announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Orizon Investment Counsel’s wealth management division, and Lynne Ford joined Calvert Investments.
Wells Fargo’s Evergreen Settles Fraud Case for $25M
This comes three years after an earlier award of $33 million tied to a fund and mortgage-backed securities issues.
Branch Manager’s Cowboy Call: ‘Can You Ride for the Brand?’
Hard-driving, competitive, goal-focused, Keith A. Vanderveen, president of the home region of Wells Fargo Advisors’ Private Client Group, does not mince words.
New Hire Roundup: Casares Joins Genworth; Stratos Adds Three
This week in new hires, Rico Casares joined Genworth Wealth Management, and Stratos Wealth Partners welcomed three advisors to two new offices.
Wells Fargo’s Burgeoning FiNet ‘Well Positioned’ to Draw Breakaways
"Providing quality advisors with the choice and flexibility they want and need to be as successful as possible is central to our mission," Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network President John Peluso said.
5 Tips for Effective Social Media Strategy
Social media was once an “experimental communication tool used by a few forward‐thinking firms” in finance. Now it's a critical part of reaching clients.
New Hire Roundup: Bowen Is Acting Chair at SIPC; Pologe Goes to Genworth
This week in new hires, Genworth welcomed David Pologe and David Ford joined Securities America.
LPL Financial Names Joan Khoury Chief Marketing Officer
Former Merrill, Wachovia, BONY marketing veteran to head up largest independent broker-dealer’s marketing efforts.
UBS’ Santucci on Training, Recruiting
Paul Santucci is COO of the UBS Wealth Management Advisor Group for the Americas, which includes about 6,900 FAs.
Wirehouse Push Into Indie-BD Space Could Follow Wells’ Model
But making a semi-independent or fully independent channel work within the wirehouse world is no easy feat, experts say.