Consulting & Practice Management
Considering a transition into the Financial Services industry? Looking to breakaway from your existing firm? Or looking to become your own boss?
Our consulting practice will help you create and build or join an ideal advisory firm. We break our consulting process down into bite-size modules to help you fill in the gaps in rolling out your business.
Consulting – Before Your Start Your Business
Initial Discovery Meeting
Complementary meeting to talk through your planning to date, your aspirations with your future business, and how we can help.
Module 1: Business Formation & Target Market
In this module, we focus on structuring your business, your ideal target market, and business entity formation.
Module 2: Organic vs Inorganic Growth
Next, we jump into growing your business. How do you plan to start your business? Do you acquire an existing firm, join an existing practice, or partner up with a large firm?
Module 3: The Art of Structuring a Deal
How to structure, negotiate, and value an advisory practice. This module will also detail common pitfalls, concerns, and issues that we have seen with prior deals. Also, we will cover going into business with partners and/or deal structure.
Module 4: Marketing & Client Experience
Evaluating website and marketing resources for your firm. Also, we will jump into the actual day-to-day client experience, client meeting experience, and more.
Module 5: Managing Client Assets
This module covers asset management. Defining your investment strategy, then determining to outsource or retain your asset management.
Module 6: Operations
Owning a practice is not just about managing money and giving advice. Let’s talk through how day-to-day operations, cash management, paperwork, and meetings are prepared for.
Module 7: Evaluating Business Partners
Which custodian do you choose? Which BGA for insurance? Which RIA should you join? What software should you use? Let’s talk through it.
Module 8: Compliance
How do you stay compliant running your own advisory practice? Let’s talk through the requirements needed to keep your business operational.