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Next Tiburon Research Call: Full-Service Brokerage Firms: December 20, 2018 10:00am PT/ 1:00pm ET

Tiburon is pleased to announce that the next Tiburon Research Call will be on Full-Service Brokerage FirmsIt will be held December 20, 2018 at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET. If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to listen to this call, please email Sarah Sage to RSVP.

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 Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame. This is one of 42 Tiburon Research Calls set for this year. To see the full Tiburon Research Calls calendar, please click here.

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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.

Full-Service Brokerage Firms


Prior Tiburon Research Call: Break-Away Brokers & Independent Advisors

Tiburon is pleased to provide Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor and Tiburon member employees that missed the previous Tiburon Research Call on Break-Away Brokers & Independent Advisors with access to the recording on the Tiburon web site by clicking the link below and logging in with one's username and password.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access this Tiburon Research Call, please email Sarah Sage. 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.

Break-Away Brokers & Independent Advisors


Tiburon CEO Summit XXXVI:  Keynote Speaker: Chip Roame 

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce that Mr. Roame will be presentating the keynote presentation at the upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXXVI, which will be held on April 1-3, 2019, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New York. Mr. Roame's keynote presentation will focus on the top Wealth Management industry trends. Tiburon CEO Summits provide a unique opportunity for leaders from throughout the financial services industry to gather to collaborate & candidly discuss the future of the industry. Attendees will enjoy over 40 speakers discussing the industry's most important strategic issues.

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

Tiburon CEO Summit XXXVI: Keynote Speaker: Chip Roame


Tiburon Impact Adventure 3.0: Mexico, January 15-16, 2019

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon clients Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain) & Craig Wietz (President, First Rate) will co-lead Tiburon Impact Adventure 3.0 to build a home for a family in need in San Antonio Del Mar, Mexico on January 15-16, 2019. For more information, please email Craig Wietz (President, First Rate).  

Tiburon Impact Adventure 3.0 will be the third in a series Tiburon Impact Adventures which are intended to connect first world finance with developing world needs. Tiburon Impact Adventure 2.0 was co-led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon clients Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain) & Craig Wietz (President, First Rate). Twenty or so group members built and fully furnished a home for a family in need in San Antonio Del Mar, Mexico on January 27-28, 2018. Tiburon Impact Adventure 1.0 had been led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon clients Ben Cukier (Managing Partner, Centana Growth Partners), Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain), & Aaron Klein (CEO, Riskalyze) in Ethiopia on January 15-18, 2017. That group raised over $100,000 for the construction of a fifth through eighth grade classroom building in the village of Adami Tulu.

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 wish to inquire about taking part in future Tiburon Impact Adventures, please email Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain).

Tiburon Impact Adventure 3.0


Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 8.0: New Hampshire's Presidential Range July 13-15, 2019

Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 8.0 will take place July 13-15, 2019 in New Hampshire’s Presidential Range and be co-led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon client Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company). For more information, please email Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company).

More Adventure photosSkip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 7.0 took place recently on August 5-9, 2018 in South Central Alaska. The group, co-led by Skip & Chip, hiked the Crow Pass Trail, mountain biked in Alyeska, and kayaked in Seward, Alaska. More pictures coming soon!

Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 8.0 will be the eighth in the series of adventures, in which participants have reached the tops of Mount Whitney & Mount Shasta, traversed the Grand Canyon, summited Half Dome in Yosemite, and completed the Kalalau Trail in Kauai, the Crow Pass Trail in Alaska, and the Four Pass Loop outside of Aspen, CO. The annual outing combines a challenging outdoor adventure with a fun weekend together. If you are interested in the Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventures generally, would like to propose a future Excellent Adventure, and/or would like to inquire about taking part in a future Excellent Adventure, please email Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company).

Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 8.0 (New Hampshire)


Tiburon Written Research: Break-Away Brokers & Independent Advisors

Tiburon is pleased to highlight its research on Break-Away Brokers & Independent Advisors. The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of independent advisors, including independent reps, fee-based financial advisors (RIAs), & dually registered financial advisors, which are collectively the fastest growing financial advisory market & distribution channel. Data on these interrelated markets can be confusing due to fee-based financial advisors' definition as a sub-set of registered investment advisors (RIAs), independent broker/dealers' overlap with insurance broker/dealers, and the overlap in dually registered financial advisors within the definition of independent advisors. This research summarizes the highlights of these underlying topics. This research is part of Tiburon's broader coverage of financial advisor channels.

This research addresses the key historical phases of independent advisors, including:

  • Emergence Phase
  • Growth Phase
  • Maturization Phase

This research defines the core markets segments of independent advisors, including:

  • Independent Reps
  • Fee-Based Financial Advisors (RIAs)
  • Dually Registered inancial Advisors

And this research offers several future predictions for independent advisors, including:

  • Steady Modest Size Flow of Break-Away Brokers
  • Continued Rapid Growth of Independent Advisors
  • Fee-Based Financial Advisors & Dually Registered Financial Advisors to Capture Over 100% of Net Flows
  • Largest Fee-Based Financial Avisors to Build Nationwide Franchisees
  • Independent Advisors to Become Central to Product & Technology Companies Strategies
  • Emergence of Independent Advisor Markets Outside of the United States of America

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username and password to access Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage. 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.

Break-Away Brokers & Independent Advisors


Tiburon Written Research: Focus Financial Partners: An Acquirer of Stakes in Fee-Only Financial Advisors

Tiburon is pleased to highlight its research on Focus Financial PartnersFocus Financial Partners was founded by Rudy Adolf in 2006 and is based in New York, NY. The company operates in 41 states, has sixteen offices, 750 employees, 18,000 clients, and $51 billion assets under management. Focus Financial Partners is led by its CEO Rudy Adolf. Its web sites can be found at www.focusfinancialpartners.com, www.bfsg.net, www.buckinghamassetmanagement.com, www.investmentadvisornow.com, www.bamservices.com, www.buckinghamassetmanagement.com, www.investmentadvisornow.com, www.bamservices.com, www.thecapgroup.com, www.dionmm.com, www.fidelityadviser.com, www.greystonefs.co.uk, www.gwwade.com, www.hoylecohen.com, www.jfswa.com, www.larashullmay.com, www.resnickinvestment.com, www.sentinelgroup.com, www.strategicpoint.com, & www.quantumcap.com.

Focus Financial Partners' comprehensive Power Point deck below includes a synopsis of its history, including its key phases:

  • Early Phase
  • Acquisitions Phase
  • Restructuring Phase
Its profile includes the key statistics of the firm, including its number of states, offices, employees, clients, accounts, net new accounts, assets under management, net flows, revenues, & net profits.

Its profile includes detailed outlines of its core businesses, including:
  • Beirne Wealth Consulting
  • Benefit Funding Services Group
  • Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management
  • Buckingham Family of Financial Services
  • Loring Ward Holdings
  • CapGroup Advisors
  • Dion Money Management
  • Greystone Financial Services
  • GW & Wade
  • Hoyle Cohen
  • Hufford Financial
  • JFS Wealth Advisors
  • Joel Isaacson & Company
  • Lara, May, & Associates
  • LLBH Private Wealth Management
  • LVW Advisors
  • Merriman
  • Pettinga Financial Advisors
  • Resnick Investment Advisors
  • Sapient Private Wealth Management
  • Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group
  • Strategic Point Holdings
  • The Colony Group
  • The Portfolio Strategy Group
  • Vestor Capital
  • WESPAC

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 and password to access Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage. 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.

Focus Financial Partners


Recent Tiburon Research Calls:

Tiburon is pleased to provide all employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members with access to Tiburon Research Calls led weekly by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame. To listen to recent Tiburon Research Calls, click the link below for your topic of interest, and enter your Tiburon username and password:

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username and password to listen to recent Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage. 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.

Recent Tiburon Research Calls


Recently Posted Tiburon Written Research:

Tiburon is pleased to provide all employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members with access to Tiburon's Written Research library of 1,900+ topics and profiles. To access Tiburon Written Research, click the link below for your topic of interest, and enter your Tiburon username & password:

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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 Written Research, please email Sarah Sage. 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.

Recently Posted Tiburon Written Research


Tiburon Conference Speeches

Tiburon has given hundreds of speeches to both financial industry executives and financial advisors. Common audiences for Tiburon speeches include board meetings, executive offsites, employee meetings, financial advisor annual conferences, top producers trips, regional forums, & due diligence trips; and national and regional trade group meetings. Tiburon has been widely quoted and can offer detailed insights to conference attendees. The firm's most popular speech topics evolve with market trends and Tiburon's research agenda. Any topic would provide timely research-based conclusions and Tiburon is also willing to merge and custom-design topics to fit specific needs. If you would like to schedule a conference speech, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Careers:

Tiburon is growing rapidly and actively recruiting. Please read the below firm description and specific job descriptions.

Tiburon Strategic Advisors:

Tiburon Strategic Advisors (“Tiburon”) was founded in 1998 by a McKinsey & Company alumnae. The firm historically functioned as a boutique strategic consulting firm serving the worldwide financial services and fintech industries. Based on its two decades of substantial success, widely published industry views, and very broad set of industry contacts, Tiburon has evolved into a multi-faceted business, with its core services including its Tiburon Membership and Tiburon CEO Summits Sponsorship (Tiburon Written Research, Tiburon Research Calls, Tiburon CEO Summits) programs, conference speeches and market seminars, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, and other CEO-level advisory roles, and ongoing board roles. Tiburon also generates substantial revenues from its own proprietary investments in financial services and fintech firms. The firm has published 2,000+ Tiburon Written Research papers, hosts 42 weekly Tiburon Research Calls for its 100+ corporate clients, hosts semi-annual Tiburon CEO Summits in New York, NY and San Francisco, CA for 250+ of its CEO-level clients, and invests in (and serves on boards of) numerous leading financial services and fintech companies worldwide.

Tiburon is also structured as a highly efficient lifestyle business, maintaining a highly professional culture serving primarily CEO-level clients, with very high service standards, a 100% expected client retention rate, and substantial sales and revenues goals, all balanced with a focus on work/life balance. The firm’s managing partner values and closely measures results, with key results measures including the firm's revenues and profits, and its numbers of clients, attendees, listeners, and readers. The most successful candidates will have experience in professional services firm environments (e.g., private equity firms, management consulting firms, etc.), experience working with CEO-level clients and fixed deadlines, and a clear revenue-orientation. At the same time, the firm has recently invested substantially to refurbish its physical office environment at Point Tiburon Plaza near the ferry dock aand water fountain in downtown Tiburon. And the firm is willing to consider unusual (albeit permanent) working models for parents with school age kids and other similar situations including part-time roles, job sharing, etc. Tiburon presents a unique career opportunity for highly-motivated, mature, and talented professionals in the Tiburon, CA area. Tiburon prefers to hire locally when possible.

Tiburon has immediate needs for one or two publishing assistants, one or two marketing assistants, and one administration assistant, and is also adding more part-time student assistants.

Publishing Assistant(s):

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is currently seeking one or two entry-level Publishing Assistants. Core responsibilities are to deliver three PowerPoint assignments per day. PowerPoint completion includes making noted edits to PowerPoint documents, revising parts in Microsoft Word and Excel, completing research and printing assignments, recording podcasts, and publishing all document parts to the Tiburon web site. More experienced members of the team should be able to complete three or more PowerPoint assignments per day and also add more value in research. The ideal candidate(s) will be dedicated and responsive team players who can support current publishing needs. This role can be part- or full-time, with morning hours being most important. A job share could also possibly work. Office is located in downtown Tiburon, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Revise PowerPoint documents
  • Build parts for published reports (e.g., table of contents; key findings; etc)
  • Research focused issues to improve research
  • Record podcast for Tiburon clients
  • Publishing all document parts to the Tiburon web site

Requirements:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially PowerPoint (intermediate skills required – work primarily in graphics but following existing approved formats)
  • Research skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills; ability to manage oneself in a fast-paced working environment and meet multiple deadlines with limited supervision
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proximity to Tiburon office
  • Experience in professional services firm (e.g., management consulting firm, private equity firm) would be a plus

Compensation:

  • New Production Assistants will start at $25 per hour (approximately $52,000)
  • Successful Production Assistants eligible for up to $40 per hour (approximately $83,000)
  • All Production Assistants paid additional amounts for overtime hours
  • Paid time off, 100% individual health care insurance, and other benefits offered starting after 90 days of employment (for full-time employees)

Please email cover letter and resume to Sarah Sage at SSage@TiburonAdvisors.Com.

Marketing Assistant(s):

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is seeking one or two entry-level Marketing Assistants. The ideal candidate(s) will be dedicated and responsive team players who can support current marketing activities. This role can be part- or full-time. A job share could also possibly work. Office is located in downtown Tiburon, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephones, greet guests, check voicemails, and respond to clients’ needs
  • Assist in managing the firm’s contacts database in Salesforce
  • Participate in inbound and outbound service & sales efforts (including preparing managing partner for calls)
  • Assist with other marketing projects as necessary, including numerous steps related to semi-annual Tiburon CEO Summits

Requirements:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially PowerPoint
  • Exceptional organizing and time-management skills; ability to manage oneself in a fast-paced working environment and meet multiple deadlines with limited supervision
  • Ability to learn quickly and solve problems
  • Experience in professional services firm (e.g., management consulting firm, private equity firm) and experience with Salesforce is a plus

Compensation:

  • New Marketing Assistants will start at $25 per hour (approximately $52,000)
  • Successful Marketing Assistants eligible for up to $40 per hour (approximately $83,000)
  • All Marketing Assistants paid additional amounts for overtime hours
  • Paid time off, 100% individual health care insurance, and other benefits offered starting after 90 days of employment (for full-time employees)

Please email cover letter and resume to Sarah Sage at SSage@TiburonAdvisors.Com.

Administration Assistant:

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is seeking one entry-level Administration Assistants. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated and responsive team player who can support current administrative needs. This role can be part- or full-time, with morning hours being most important. A job share could also possibly work. Office is located in downtown Tiburon, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephones, greet guests, check voicemails, and respond to clients’ needs
  • Collect and distribute mail, manage inventory and order supplies, and manage office vendors
  • Post job openings, assist new employees with employee paperwork, train new employees on office technology, and collect payroll time sheets and contractor invoices
  • Assist in managing the firm’s contacts database in Salesforce
  • Support managing partner with other general administration tasks

Requirements:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially PowerPoint
  • Exceptional organizing and time-management skills; ability to manage oneself in a fast-paced working environment and meet multiple deadlines with limited supervision
  • Ability to learn quickly and solve problems
  • Experience in professional services firm (e.g., management consulting firm, private equity firm) and experience with Salesforce is a plus

Compensation:

  • The new Administration Assistant will start at $25 per hour (approximately $52,000)
  • A successful Administration Assistant eligible for up to $40 per hour (approximately $83,000)
  • The Administration Assistant paid additional amounts for overtime hours
  • Paid time off, 100% individual health care insurance, and other benefits offered starting after 90 days of employment (for full-time employees)

Please email cover letter and resume to Sarah Sage at SSage@TiburonAdvisors.Com.

Part-Time Student Assistants:

Tiburon is also continuing to seek to add entry-level part-time student assistants for administrative work (e.g., filing, data entry, data analysis, calling, and publishing (PowerPoint)). College and high school students are welcome to apply. Energy, attention to detail, and yet reasonable expectations will be keys to success. Some previous professional services firm office experience would be helpful. Starting pay is $14 per hour and potentially up to $18 per hour for those who advance to more important tasks and who are most productive. Please email cover letter and resume to Sarah Sage at SSage@TiburonAdvisors.Com.

Tiburon Careers


Tiburon Media Coverage:

Tiburon was featured recently in Fund Intelligence in an article titled 401K Market at 40: What a Maturing DC Market Means for FundsLooking back at the evolution of the retirement savings scene and how new developments may disrupt the sector going forward, this article quotes Tiburon saying that mutual funds are reliant on flows from the defined contribution plan market because exchange traded funds (ETFs) have taken the share of many other flows.

Tiburon executives have been quoted quite extensively throughout the industry and general media. A list and brief synopsis of those articles that the Tiburon staff has been able to locate (Tiburon accepts that there are probably hundreds of other quotes circulating) can be found at the link below. These short summaries are intended to help prospective Tiburon clients, conference planners, and media representatives understand Tiburon's views on a wide variety of issues throughout the financial services industry. If you are a media representative interested in covering Tiburon, please email Sarah Sage.

Tiburon Media Coverage