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Latest Episodes

RIA Edge Podcast: Carolyn Armitage on The Importance of Succession Planning for RIAs
September 29, 2022

The number of advisors looking to execute a succession plan in 2022 has nearly doubled since the beginning of the year, according to the latest RIA Edge Study “Pulse Poll” released in September. What

RIA Edge Podcast: Lisa Salvi on The Secrets of Top-Performing RIAs
September 23, 2022

The RIA industry has experienced a significant amount of growth in recent years – but a handful of firms have found the keys to driving sustainable, long-term growth that will set them up for success

RIA Edge Podcast: Brian Hamburger on the Battle for Talent in the RIA Channel
August 16, 2022

While M&A has been one of the most dominant themes in the RIA industry over the last several years, the battle for a limited supply of talent might be the defining theme of 2022. With compensation inc

RIA Edge Podcast: Jim Gold on Breaking the Mold in the RIA Business
August 04, 2022

Steward Partners Global Advisory has become one of the largest and fastest growing independent firms in the wealth management industry over the last several years. The firm has accelerated its growth

RIA Edge Podcast: Matt Cosgriff on the Journey to $2 Billion in AUM
July 19, 2022

Leaders of RIA firms have a number of strategic options to consider when evaluating organic growth opportunities. When your RIA is part of a broader national tax planning business, however, the opport

RIA Edge Podcast: The RIA M&A 2022 Mid-Year Outlook
June 28, 2022

For the longest time, mergers and acquisitions have been one of the most dominant, if not the most dominant, themes within the RIA channel. During the last quarter, however, the market and economy hav

RIA Edge Podcast: SVB Private’s DeChellis on Embracing a Growth Mindset
June 07, 2022

There is a “CEO state of mind” that some leaders of advisory firms have adopted to ensure that growth is front-and-center for all of its team members every day. SVB Private is one of the best examples

RIA Edge Podcast: Sanctuary Wealth’s Jim Dickson on Balancing M&A and Organic Growth
May 19, 2022

While M&A activity gets the majority of the attention in the RIA industry, strategic and sustainable organic growth is actually the secret to success for the industry’s top firms.  The fastest growing

RIA Edge Podcast: Cresset’s Doug Regan on Strategic, Purposeful Growth
May 05, 2022

While market appreciation, traditional referrals and word-of-mouth marketing has driven growth for a number of RIAs, the industry’s largest and most successful firms are strategically leveraging M&A,

RIA Edge Podcast: Thrivent Advisor Network Carolyn Armitage on true drivers of growth in the RIA space
April 19, 2022

When it comes to business growth within the M&A space, you must be strategic in development while acquiring companies that fit your business model. In this episode, Mark Bruno, Managing Director at In