(Video by Mimi Productions. Portrait by Tom McKenzie.)

The president and CEO of American Portfolios, Lon Dolber, still has a book of business, which gives him valuable perspective on what advisors are dealing with day to day. Dolber sat down with Jamie Green, editor-in-chief of Investment Advisor, at the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year roundtable in August to talk about the benefits of private ownership and the vital role technology plays in a business’s success. 

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