Tiburon CEO Summit Sponsors
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 Wagner at the Battery Hotel in New York, NY and the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Several long-time Tiburon clients have supported Tiburon in this move.

Tiburon CEO Summit XXXVII Sponsors

Tiburon clients Advisor Software, Allianz, Apex Clearing Corporation, Aquiline Holdings, AssetMark, Brinker Capital, CAIS, Centana Growth Partners, CFRA Research, Charles Schwab, Discovery Data, Docupace Technologies, Envestnet, E*Trade Advisor Services, Fidelity Investments, First Rate, Fiserv, Genstar Capital, HiddenLevers, InvestCloud, MyVest Corporation, Orion Advisor Services, RBC Correspondent Services, TA Associates, TD Ameritrade, Valmark Financial Group and Vestmark are providing support for Tiburon CEO Summit XXXVII.

Advisor Software
Allianz Apex Clearing
Aquiline Holdings AssetMark Brinker Capital
CAIS Centana Growth Partners CFRA Research
Charles Schwab Discovery Data Docupace Technologies
Envestnet E*Trade Advisor Services Fidelity Investments
First Rate Fiserv Genstar Capital
HiddenLevers InvestCloud MyVest Corporation
Orion Advisor Services RBC Correspondent Services TA Associates
TD Ameritrade Valmark Financial Group Vestmark

Advisor Software

Advisor Software was founded in 1995 and is a leading provider of wealth management technology. Advisor Software’s institutional heritage is at the core of its founding and product development strategy. The firm’s CEO Andrew Rudd was a co-founder and the former CEO of Barra, a company which led the market in portfolio risk management and was eventually acquired by Morgan Stanley. Advisor Software leverages institutional-caliber analytics, enabling financial advisors to create insightful actionable investment plans to help investors achieve their goals.

Advisor Software is headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, has one office, 32 employees, and eighteen institutional clients. Advisor Software pioneered the first enterprise rebalancing solution and a patented goal-driven investing process leveraging the household balance sheet approach. Advisor Software’s solutions have been used by over 87,000 advisors. In December 2009, Advisor Software purchased Advisor Partners, an investment management firm providing the independent financial advisor with investment solutions. More about Advisor Software can be learned at its web site www.AdvisorSoftware.Com. More about Advisor Partners can be learned at its web site www.AdvisorPartners.Com.


Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016, has been keeping its promises since 1896. Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with 147,000 employees worldwide.

More than 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities. More about Allianz can be learned at its web site www.AllianzLife.Com.

Apex Clearing Corporation

Apex is an independent, full-service clearing firm helping power the digital revolution in financial services. We empower innovation through a relentless focus on our customers, an ability to anticipate industry trends, and a sophisticated suite of forward-thinking technology-driven solutions. This powerful combination enables us to work with our clients in a highly consultative way and help them solve their most challenging business problems. This unique approach is how we've emerged as the custodian of choice for so many disruptive Fintech firms and digital advisors looking to revolutionize financial services.

Apex was founded in 2012 and is based in Dallas, TX. More about Apex Clearing Corporation can be learned at its web site www.ApexClearing.Com.

Aquiline Holdings

Aquiline Holdings operates as a management and investment company. It specializes in investing in small and medium sized business in importing, manufacturing, and distribution in New Zealand. Aquiline Holdings, through its subsidiaries, operates import and distribution businesses in various industry sectors.

Aquiline Holdings was founded in 1996 and is based in Napier New Zealand. More about Aquiline Holdings can be learned at its web site www.Aquiline-LLC.Com.


AssetMark is a leading independent provider of innovative investment and consulting solutions serving financial advisors. AssetMark provides investment, relationship, and practice management solutions that advisors use to help clients achieve their investment objectives and life goals.

AssetMark’s relentless service ethic and robust client relationship support set them apart. Their offering is flexible to suit each advisor's vision for working with clients and growing their practice. AssetMark and its affiliate Aris Wealth Services have approximately $25 billion in combined assets on their respective platforms and a history of innovation spanning over 20 years. More about AssetMark can be learned at its web site www.AssetMark.Com.

Brinker Capital

Founded in 1987, Brinker Capital is an independent investment management firm that provides customized investment products & services for financial advisors and their clients. These clients include high net worth individuals, employers, institutions, endowments, & foundations.

With over $16 billion in assets, Brinker Capital’s portfolio management team delivers multi-asset class investment discipline across a depth of products with the goal of preserving an investor’s purchasing power. The firm serves financial advisors and their clients by providing the highest quality investment manager due diligence, asset allocation, portfolio construction, & client communication services. Brinker Capital continues to pioneer smarter investment strategies, innovative products, & new technology to provide advisors with support so that they can focus on the clients they serve. More about Brinker Capital can be learned at its web site www.BrinkerCapital.Com.


CAIS is the premier gateway to the multi-trillion dollar independent wealth channel for specialized investment products, delivering a superior experience to wealth managers and product providers alike. As the leading open-architecture financial product platform, CAIS provides streamlined execution for an expanding list of alternative investment funds, IPOs and follow-ons, and structured notes. CAIS complements its fund offerings with independent due diligence provided by Mercer.

More about CAIS can be learned at its web site www.CaisGroup.Com.

Centana Growth Partners

Centana Growth Partners back entrepreneurs by providing them and their companies capital to accelerate or sustain rapid growth in financial services, financial technology and enterprise technology companies. Centana has been working in financial services and enterprise technology for most of its career. Centana has invested in and has sat on boards of companies in these spaces, seen them succeed and learned from that success. Centana has seen some fail and learned from those failures as well. Through the course of its work, Centana has developed a strategic network ideal for companies looking to sell into the financial services world. This consists of senior executives from banks, wire houses, asset managers, wealth managers, payment companies and technology companies which sell to the enterprise. These executives collaborate with Centana to help Centana make better decisions and to help our portfolio companies perform better.

Centana Growth Partners invest in rapidly growing companies where the application of capital can help sustain or accelerate the growth. The capital is used for working capital, to fund acquisitions, or to de-risk an entrepreneur's balance sheet. Centana believes in listening to entrepreneurs and understanding what they and their company need. Centana does not have a standard formula for investing - each investment is unique and structured to meet the needs of the entrepreneur. More about Centana Growth Partners can be learned at its web site www.CentanaGrowth.Com.

CFRA Research

CFRA is a leading provider of independent investment research. Founded in 1994, CFRA consistently identifies actionable opportunities from which clients can gain an investment edge and avoid risk. Through a differentiated proprietary methodology blending forensic accounting and fundamental equity research, CFRA empowers sophisticated investment professionals, advisors and risk managers to uniquely analyze industries, funds and companies of their interest. CFRA's global subscribers include the world's leading institutional investors, wealth advisors, corporations, academics and governments.

On October 1, 2016, CFRA acquired S&P Global's Equity and Fund Research business, a leading provider of independent research and commentary with offerings focused on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds as well as sectors and industries. The Equity and Fund Research business originated in the 1920s and has amassed a worldwide base of investing clients. The combined firm is committed to being the world's leading independent investment research firm with 75 global analysts, authoring in-depth qualitative research on 1,500+ companies. In addition, CFRA's quantitative research covers 20,000+ global companies. CFRA aggressively invests in its employees, product offerings and innovative technology to consistently bring enhanced value to its 2,000+ global clients. More about CFRA Research can be learned at its web site www.CFRAResearch.Com.

Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab exists to help people achieve better financial outcomes for themselves and their families. A leading provider of financial services, Schwab has 10.2 million active brokerage accounts, 1.5 million corporate retirement plan participants, 1.1 million banking accounts, and $2.78 trillion in client assets as of December 31, 2016.

Schwab Advisor Services has been leading advocate for registered investment advisors for more than 25 years, and is dedicated to the continued growth and success of the RIA model. That commitment is reflected in a wide range of efforts specifically designed to support independent advisors and help move the entire industry forward. Today, Schwab Advisor Services serves more than 7,000 independent advisor firms, who custody $1.3 trillion at Schwab. In addition to custody services, Schwab Advisor Services provides practice management and consultative support to help independent advisors start, build and grow their firms. More about The Charles Schwab Corporation can be learned at its web site www.AboutSchwab.Com.

Discovery Data

Discovery Data offers the only consolidated view of the financial services industry, including 33,000 firms and over two million professionals. The largest, most successful and fastest growing asset managers, broker-dealers, clearing firms, insurance companies and service providers recognize our data and services as the preeminent solution and rely on it to understand the industry, and to identify, reach and do business with firms and professionals throughout the United States. Discovery Data clients include over 70% of the attendees at Tiburon Summit CEO Summit XXV.

Discovery Data is also the recognized data hygiene expert in the financial services industry, having completed large and complex projects for many of the largest asset managers and broker-dealers, encompassing hygiene of over 3.5 million client CRM records. Poor data quality costs the financial services industry billions of dollars every year in wasted labor and billions more in missed opportunity. Learn at no cost or obligation what the condition of your data is and what it would require to clean it up by taking advantage of our Free Data Hygiene Analysis & Recommendations Report. More about Discovery Data can be learned at its web site www.DiscoveryCo.Com.

Docupace Technologies

Based in Los Angeles, Docupace Technologies is the premier provider of secure and compliant electronic processing solutions for financial services firms and their advisors. The company created and implemented the industry's first Web-based, SEC/FINRA compliant Straight-thru-Processing (STP) platform. Driven by increased levels of competition, privacy issues, document protection and government regulation, industry-leading firms are adopting the company's solutions in order to sustain profitability and audit-risk assurance. More about Docupace can be learned at its web site www.Docupace.Com.


Envestnet is the leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Envestnet’s unified technology enhances advisor productivity and strengthens the wealth management process. Envestnet empowers enterprises and advisors to more fully understand their clients and deliver better outcomes.

More than 52,000 advisors and 2,500 companies including: sixteen of the twenty largest U.S. banks, 38 of the 50 largest wealth management and brokerage firms, over 500 of the largest Registered Investment Advisers, and hundreds of Internet services companies, leverage Envestnet technology and services. Envestnet solutions enhance knowledge of the client, accelerate client on-boarding, improve client digital experiences, and help drive better outcomes for enterprises, advisors, and their clients. More about Envestnet Asset Management can be learned at its web site www.Envestnet.Com.

E*Trade Advisor Services

E*Trade Advisor Services provides unique benefits to RIAs including state-of-the-art, high-efficiency trading, specialized back office support for advisors who sell through representatives, a flexible, complete fee management program, and customized personal service. Other services also include self-directed IRA account administration and secure information processing.

More about E*Trade Advisor Services can be learned at its web site www.etrade.com/advisorservices.

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments is one of the world’s largest providers of financial services. Founded in 1946, the firm is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing, and many other financial products and services to more than twenty million individuals and institutions, as well as through 5,000 financial intermediary firms.

More about Fidelity Investments can be learned at its web site www.Fidelity.Com.

First Rate

First Rate exists to help wealth management companies grow and thrive as stewards of their client’s investments. First Rate’s reporting solutions help financial firms create absolute transparency while empowering investors to simplify and better understand their financial world. Through First Rate’s holistic view of engagement First Rate deliver adaptable and tailored solutions that sustain long-term relationships. First Rate gives financial firms peace of mind by delivering consistent, accurate results that are designed to address the specific needs of their business – and their investors.

First Rate is headquartered in Arlington, TX. More about First Rate can be learned at its web site www.FirstRate.Com.


Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions, helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable today's consumer to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. At the point of thought. Fiserv's approximately 24,000 associates worldwide are driving quality and innovation in Payments, Processing Services, Risk & Compliance, Customer & Channel Management, and Insights & Optimization with one thing in mind: to move money and information in a way that moves the world.

Fiserv is headquartered in Brookfield, WI. More about Fiserv can be learned at its web site www.Fiserv.Com.

Genstar Capital

Genstar Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in leading middle-market companies. For over twenty years, Genstar Capital has utilized their deep industry knowledge and extensive executive networks to create value at our companies. Genstar Capital partners with leading industry executives to accelerate growth and profitability at their portfolio companies. Through their in-depth partnerships with management, Genstar Capital provides value-added resources to help each portfolio company achieve its strategic goals.

More about Genstar Capital can be learned at its web site www.GenCap.Com.


HiddenLevers is a risk technology platform, providing next-level applications, analytics and economic research for the wealth management space. With over $200 billion in assets on its platform, HiddenLevers offers client-facing and home office solutions aimed at financial advisors, asset managers, compliance teams and corporate treasuries. The cloud-based platform includes a cutting-edge macro-scenario library, portfolio stress testing, model construction, investment proposal generation, and enterprise risk and revenue monitoring. HiddenLevers remains a self-funded company, headquarted in Atlanta, Georgia.

More about HiddenLevers can be learned at its web site www.HiddenLevers.Com.


InvestCloud, born in a garage (it's what Californian companies do, after all), is driving a high-speed design and technology revolution that is transforming the way the financial industry uses, processes and interacts with data. Today, any investment manager can have access to a first-class integrated investment platform through the cloud - with InvestCloud. They are the first true cloud platform for the securities market.

Since the launch in January 2012, InvestCloud has over 100,000 users in excess of one trillion assets, accessing information securely from any location with any device. More about InvestCloud can be learned at its web site www.InvestCloud.Com.

MyVest Corporation

MyVest Corporation’s mission is to secure the financial future of more families by enabling their advisors to provide personalized wealth management at scale. With MyVest Corporation, formerly underserved investors receive personalized solutions, advisors spend more time with clients & prospects, and wealth management firms grow scale & margins.

MyVest Corporation’s core offering is its Strategic Portfolio System (SPS), a cloud-based software and services platform that enables the provision of holistic wealth management across the enterprise in a single, unified system.  SPS automates the end-to-end delivery of personalized portfolios at scale, from client proposals & onboarding, through model-based tax-sensitive portfolio management, monitoring & rebalancing, to performance reporting and billing.  As the only platform that can consolidate multiple managed account programs (Wrap, UMA, UMH, Rep-as-PM) into a single system, SPS enables wealth management firms to strategically migrate to more profitable operating models over time. MyVest Corporation is headquartered in San Francisco , CA . More about MyVest Corporation can be learned at its web site www.MyVest.Com.

Orion Advisor Services

Orion Advisor Services empowers advisors with a comprehensive portfolio accounting service bureau.  They liberate advisors from the back office so advisors can devote more time to client relationships and enjoy your business again. Orion offers the customization, scale, and integration advisors need to build a better business. Process-driven solutions bring efficiencies to new account set up, trading, reconciliation, fee billing, and performance statement generation. Their innovative use of advisor branded mobile apps, video commentary, seamless CRM integration, and eSignature technology support the advisor-client relationship like no other service bureau.

Orion was founded by an advisor for advisors and currently administers more than $120 billion over 600,000 investor accounts. More about Orion Advisor Services can be learned at its web site www.OrionAdvisor.Com.

RBC Correspondent Services

Since 1979 RBC Correspondent Services has partnered with investment industry entrepreneurs who seek a trusted partner offering the deep resources, systems and expertise necessary to become the wealth management firm of choice for successful investors.

RBC Correspondent Services specializes in providing comprehensive clearing, custody, and execution services tailored to meet broker-dealers specific business needs. In addition to processing transactions, RBC Correspondent Services provides an attractive wealth management platform featuring the broad solution set, technology suite and extensive research capabilities of a global leader in diversified financial services. More about RBC Correspondent Services can be learned at its web site www.RBCCorrespondentServices.Com.

TA Associates

Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. They invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. This mission has been at the heart of TA's approach to investing, and our more than 440 current and former portfolio companies illustrate our commitment to provide steady support through the cycles of the global economy.

With $18 billion raised since inception and over four decades of experience, TA Associates offer their portfolio companies strategic guidance, global insight, M&A support, recruiting assistance, and a significant network of contacts, in addition to sound financial backing. TA Associates have helped their portfolio companies navigate the complicated paths of hundreds of public offerings, debt financings and strategic exits. With more than 80 investment professionals in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA possess the knowledge and the ability to act decisively across a broad range of industries. While we have deep expertise in technology, financial services, business services, healthcare and consumer industries, we will consider investments in other areas. More about TA Associates can be learned at its web site www.TA.Com.

TD Ameritrade

TD Ameritrade helps individual investors pursue their financial goals through our brokerage subsidiaries. For more than 40 years TD Ameritrade has been serving individual investors, from the first-time investor to the sophisticated trader, and from the do-it-yourself to the do-it-for-me investor. TD Ameritrade offers a broad range of investment tools and services, all at a great value.

TD Ameritrade engages with their clients in many different ways including online, on-the-go via mobile applications, over the phone or through independent registered investment advisors. Their clients choose how they want to work with TD Ameritrade not the other way around. More about TD Ameritrade can be learned at its web site www.TDAmeritrade.Com.

Valmark Financial Group

Valmark Financial Group has been at the forefront of the financial services industry, working exclusively with successful entrepreneurial wealth transfer and wealth management firms to meet the unique and changing needs of our clients for three generations. Valmark was founded in 1963 as Executive Insurance Agency, Inc, a high-end life insurance producer group, which later merged in 1996 with all-encompassing securities and investment advisory services.

Valmark's approach to holistic financial planning is based on a unique combination of offerings from our affiliated entities which give our Member Firms the ability to selectively utilize our offerings and uniquely tailor financial solutions to meet the needs of each individual client. More about Valmark Financial Group can be learned at its web site www.ValmarkFG.Com.


Vestmark provides a unified wealth management platform offering comprehensive, real time technology that enables broker dealers, investment managers, RIAs, bank trusts, and other financial firms to deliver holistic wealth management and a full range of advisory solutions. Vestmark's experienced team works closely with clients to implement tailored solutions incorporating best practices that help firms gather more assets, increase efficiencies and minimize operating risks.

Vestmark supports a range of advisory solutions including institutional and private client Separately Managed Accounts (SMA), Multiple Style Portfolios (MSP), Advisor-as-Manager, Unified Managed Accounts (UMA), and Unified Managed Households (UMH) in a number of different business model configurations. Vestmark solutions are designed to support multiple business models including model-only programs, open architecture programs, and advisor-discretionary programs. More about Vestmark can be learned at its web site www.Vestmark.Com.


Tiburon CEO Summit XXXVII Sponsorship Opportunities

In an ongoing effort to share its research with its clients, for the past nineteen years, Tiburon has hosted a unique series of semi-annual events called the Tiburon CEO Summits. Aside from presenting Tiburon research, each Tiburon CEO Summit features a terrific list of CEO-level guest speakers, fireside chats, Tiburon Talks, panel discussions, roundtable discussions, casual dinners, and lots of networking time with a very senior group of clients. Tiburon clients include CEOs from banks, insurance companies, brokerage firms, investment management firms, related technology companies, & other firms. Frankly, many of the attendees are likely clients or partners of the most appropriate Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors.

Tiburon seeks to build a group of sponsors who can envision participating for the long-term. The cost to become a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor is $35,000 per year. Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors receive the following seven benefits:

  1. Tiburon CEO Summit Executive Attendance: Tiburon targets CEO attendees and limits attendance to C-level executives, executive vice presidents, & partners at its 450+ corporate clients. Tiburon invites the top 0.7% of its corporate clients' executives. Other managing directors, senior vice presidents, functional heads, and all others are not invited in order to keep the discussion focused on CEO-level issues
  2. Tiburon Research Calls: Access to weekly Tiburon Research Calls for all employees (across all subsidiaries). Tiburon holds approximately 42 Tiburon Research Calls each year
  3. Tiburon Written Research: Access to all 2,000+ Tiburon Written Research topics for all employees (across all subsidiaries). Each Tiburon Written Research topic has six component parts, including the table of contents, key findings, summary PPT, reference PPT, podcast (if such has been recorded), & excel data sheet
  4. Tiburon CEO Summit Sponsor Guest Passes: Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors are able to invite an unlimited number of sponsor guests to Tiburon CEO Summits as long as guests meet the title criteria (CEOs, other C-level executives, executive vice presidents, & partners) and have not previously attended. Common guests include clients, prospects, strategic alliance partners, board members, etc.
  5. Tiburon CEO Summit Attendee Access & Enhanced Networking: Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor attendees are provided detailed attendee lists and are eligible to participate in the onsite sponsor only meeting held Monday preceding the start of each Tiburon CEO Summit to review the attendee list
  6. Tiburon CEO Summit Broader Participation Opportunities: Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor title qualified executives are welcome to participate in the mid-cycle sponsors participation call (held around the three-month mark) and volunteer themselves as moderators, facilitators, & spokesmen. Qualified executives are also able to propose their own CEO and other industry CEOs as speakers (Tiburon Talks, panelists, & roundtable participants)
    • Speakers: All speaker spots are reserved for CEOs, presidents, chairmen, & vice chairmen. Speakers are eligible for consideration every two years
    • Moderators & facilitators: All title qualified attendees are eligible and can volunteer at each Tiburon CEO Summit
  7. Tiburon CEO Summit Publicity & Brand Association: Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor firms are promoted with their profile & logo on web site; invitations; announcements; binder; screen; etc.

Joining the Tiburon CEO Summit Sponsor Group

To become a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor, please email Sarah Sage. Sarah or another Tiburon team member will be happy to explain the sponsor benefits package in more detail to any qualified attendee (e.g., C-level executives, executive vice presidents, & partners.