Succession Planning:

Are you working with a business owner to develop a succession plan? Whether you’re working to sell your practice, or you want to be a retiring advisor’s successor, succession planning can be complicated. But that doesn’t mean it has to be unsuccessful! These episodes of the #YAFPNW podcast will explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of succession planning! You’ll walk away with the tools you need to navigate the choppy waters of succession planning with ease.

Succession Plans, Student Loans & Craft Beer

From his unconventional start in financial planning to his current “title” as the Student Loan & Craft Beer Nerd of Pittsburgh, Ryan Galiotto, CFP®, walks us through his story and shares the role that personal branding has played in his work and life.

A Mindset for Career and Succession Planning Success

Debbie Grose, CFP®, Chief Operating Officer of Lake Tahoe Wealth Management, is a dynamic woman in the world of financial planning. She’s passionate about mentorship, and has often led the charge when it comes to guiding new planners through successful careers. In this episode, Debbie is going over how her experience with succession planning went, what she would have done differently, and how new planners can start conversations around ownership in their own firm.

A Survey of Succession Planning

Vanessa Oligino, the Director of RIA Practice Management at TD Ameritrade challenges new planners with succession planning research. She challenges them to really consider what is best for them personally and critically evaluate whether or a firm is one you should buy into. Knowing what’s most important to you as well as what your non-negotiables would be related to firm ownership are critical to identify before considering potential succession opportunities.

G2 and the Importance of Continuous Learning

Lauren Stansell of Yeske Buie gets interviewed by our guest host, Alexandria Cole. Lauren wasn’t sure she wanted to be in financial planning and just several years later is on track to be partner at her firm. Tune in to hear her story and learn how she has been instrumental in creating and growing their Resident Program, a three year training program for new financial planners.

Internal Succession Plans and a Culture of Success

As more established planners plan for their own futures many young professionals are offered a succession plan as part of their career path. In this episode, Connor Koppa, CFP® walks #YAFPNW listeners through what it’s like to be part of a succession plan, what his ownership arrangement looks like at Focus Financial, and more.

Succession Planning & Working with Business Owners

Josh discusses how he combines business coaching with financial planning for a successful practice that focuses on working with business owners. He also explores the world of succession planning and how both buyers and sellers can come out on top.

This Is My Dream Job: Part Two

Part two of our #YAFPNW series with Leighann Miko delves into what it’s like to launch your own RIA and how to ride the roller coaster of entrepreneurship.

New Year, New Show?

Hannah Moore, CFP® shares how she got started as a financial planner, her tips on becoming a professional and thoughts on succession planning.

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