May 19, 2017

Tiburon Research Call:
Discount & Online Brokerage Firms

Employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors or Tiburon members that had to miss this week's Wine Industry Overview Tiburon Research Call led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame can access the recording on our web site by clicking here.

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce that the next Tiburon Research Call will be on Discount & Online Brokerage Firms. It will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10:00am PT. All employees from Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members, as well as media representatives who cover Tiburon Research, are invited to join this call with Managing Partner Chip Roame. This is one of over 40 Tiburon Research Calls set for this year. To see the full Tiburon Research Calls schedule, click here.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to listen, please email Lupita Uribe to RSVP. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client and obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.


Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 6.0:
Kauai, July 9-13, 2017

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon client Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company) will co-lead the annual Skip & Chip’s Excellent Adventure July 9-13, 2017 to Kauai. On July 9th the group will hike the Kalalau Trail in-and-out for a total of 22 miles. On July 11th the group will kayak the seventeen miles along the Napali Coast.

This will be the sixth in the series, in which participants have reached the tops of Mount Whitney & Mount Shasta, traversed the Grand Canyon, summited Half Dome in Yosemite, and completed the Four Pass Loop outside of Aspen, CO. The annual outing combines a challenging outdoor adventure with a fun weekend together. For more information, please email Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company).


Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII:
Over 40 CEO-Level Speakers!

Attendees of upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII (October 9-11, 2017 in San Francisco) will enjoy over 40 CEO-level speakers discussing the industry's hottest topics. Along with Tiburon's Managing Partner Chip Roame, Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII will include speakers Joe Mansueto (Executive Chairman, Morningstar), Cooper Abbott (President, Carillon Tower Advisors), Mark Beeston (Founding Partner, Illuminate Financial Management), Justin Brownhill (Managing Partner, SenaHill Partners), Buck Buckley (CEO, Actua Corporation), Dave Butler (Co-CEO, Dimensional Fund Advisors), Eric Cantor (Vice Chairman, Moelis & Company), Colin Close (President, InvestCloud), Bob Guillocheau (CEO, Ascensus), Tim Freundlich (President, ImpactAssets), Tif Joyce (President, Joyce Financial Management), Kunal Kapoor (CEO, Morningstar), Aaron Klein (CEO, Riskalyze), Vincenzo LaRuffa (Partner, Aquiline Capital Partners), Alex Rampell (Partner, Andreessen Horowitz), Dave Ryan (President, California, Upton Financial Group), Schwark Satyavolu (Partner, Trinity Ventures), Babu Sivadasan (President, Envestnet Retirement Solutions), Ken Weise (CEO, Sonoma County Wealth Advisors), & Kim Wright-Violich (Managing Partner, Tideline). Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII will also feature the firm's traditional client-centric panel discussions and two networking-based social events..

If you are a C-level executive at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to participate in Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII, please email Tiburon's Managing Partner Chip Roame. If you are a C-level executive at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and interested in becoming a Tiburon client and attending, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Written Research:

Discount & Online Brokerage Firms:
Five Leading Discount Brokerage Firms Expanding their Business Models

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on Discount & Online Brokerage Firms. The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a broad understanding of the discount & online brokerage firms industry and these firms' latest move to deliver financial advice. This research addresses the branch-based, telephone-based, & online offerings from discount brokerage firms, online only brokerage firms, & direct access brokerage firms (as well as the consumer direct offerings from some no-load mutual fund companies), with specific attention being paid to the big five firms (The Charles Schwab Corporation, Fidelity Investments, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade Financial, & Scottrade). This research combined with Tiburon's coverage of online tools, online banking & mortgages, online insurance, and online advice makes up Tiburon's direct distribution series.

This research addresses the historical phases of the discount & online brokerage firms industry, including branches & telephones phase; software & online phase; & financial advice phase. This research defines distinct market segments, including discount brokerage firms; online only brokerage firms; direct access brokerage firms. This research analyzes the competitive factors in the industry, including investment products & research; commissions & fees; web sites & tools; & customer service. This research outlines key service providers to the discount & online brokerage firms industry, including technology infrastructure vendors & clearing brokers; quotes, news, research, & tools providers; & mutual fund & other product companies.

And this research makes several predictions for the discount & online brokerage firms industry, including rapid growth for discount & online brokerage firms; continuing focus on winning active traders; rapid move into financial advice; expansion into related businesses; international opportunities; & continuing mergers & acquisitions activity.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access Tiburon's Written Research, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Written Research:

Loring Ward Group:
An Asset-Class Oriented TAMP Leveraging Dimensional Fund Advisors

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on Loring Ward Group. Loring Ward Group was founded as RWB Advisory Services by Carl Reinhardt, Alan Werba, & John Bowen in 1990 and is based in San Jose, CA. Loring Ward Group has 110 employees and is led by its Chairman Alan Werba, CEO Alex Potts, & Chief Operating Officer Mike Clinton.

Loring Ward Group's comprehensive Power Point deck below includes a synopsis of its history, including its key phases: RWB Advisory Services phase; Assante phase; Loring Ward Group International phase; & Loring Ward Group phase. Its profile includes the key statistics of the firm, including its number of employees, revenues, pre-marketing expenses profits, EBITDA, pre-tax & other expenses profits, pre-tax profits, & cash flows.

Its profile includes detailed outlines of its core businesses, including LWI Financial (RIA): (Structured Investing Advantage & Strategic Investing Portfolio Services (TAMP); Strategic Portfolio Services (strategist); sub-advisory services; Loring Ward Total Retirement; & SA Funds Investment Trust); Loring Ward Securities (broker/dealer); & The Wealth Management Alliance. And its profile concludes with the highlights of its organizational structure & ownership.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access Tiburon's Written Research, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


Recent Tiburon Research Calls

All employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors & Tiburon members have access to Tiburon Research Calls led weekly or bi-weekly by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame. To listen to recent calls, click the link below for your topic of interest, and enter your Tiburon username & password:

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to listen to recent Tiburon Research Calls, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.


Recently Posted Tiburon Written Research

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If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access Tiburon's Written Research, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Impact Adventure 2.0:
Mexico, January 27-28, 2018

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame, Hanson McClain Co-CEO Scott Hanson, Riskalyze CEO Aaron Klein, & First Rate President Craig Wietz will lead Tiburon Impact Adventure 2.0 to build houses in San Antonio Del Mar, Mexico on January 27-28, 2018. For more information, please contact Craig Wietz (President, First Rate).
Tiburon Impact Adventure 1.0 was led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame, and Tiburon clients Centana Growth Partners Managing Partner Ben Cukier, Hanson McClain Co-CEO Scott Hanson, & Riskalyze CEO Aaron Klein in Ethiopia on January 15-18, 2017. While on the Tiburon Impact Adventure, the group spent a couple of days on-site at an Ethiopian school, as well as in Addis Ababa. If you are interested in the results of Tiburon Impact Adventure 1.0, please email Aaron Klein (CEO, Riskalyze).

Tiburon Impact Adventures are intended to connect first world finance with developing world needs. If you are interested in the Tiburon Impact Adventures generally, would like to propose a future Tiburon Impact Adventure, and/or in wish to inquire about taking part in future Impact Adventures, please email Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain).


Tiburon CEO Summit Sponsorship

Due to the incredible demand from a large number of its executive-level clients to attend the Tiburon CEO Summits, Tiburon now holds the Tiburon CEO Summits at the Ritz Carlton Hotels in New York, NY & San Francisco, CA. Several Tiburon clients, including Tiburon clients Advent Software, AdvisorEngine, Advisor Software, Allianz, Aquiline Holdings, AssetMark, Axa Advisors, BrightScope, Brinker Capital, Centana Growth Partners, Charles Schwab, Discovery Data, DST Market Services, Envestnet, Fidelity Investments, First Rate, FP Transitions, FTJ FundChoice, FTV Capital, Genstar Capital, InvestCloud, Lovell Minnick Partners, Lyons Capital Partners, MyVest Corporation, Orion Advisor Services, PIEtech, RBC Correspondent Services, Riskalyze, Scottrade, TA Associates, Trust Company of America, Valmark Financial Group, Vertical Management Systems, & Vestmark are offering financial support for Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII. Tiburon is grateful for this assistance.