Jim Mertens, CFA MBA - ___ - Being Independent does not have to mean being along: Independent Advisor Alliance is one of the fastest growing super OSJ/hybrid RIA partners in the LPL system - and for good reasons! Currently serving 100 advisors representing over $4 billion AUM, IAA provides its affiliated advisors with a broad range of customized support services designed to optimize efficiencies, attract and retain clients, and boost revenue.
Back office sounds great, but what about front office? Du Lac Wealth Services offers a plug-and-play professional office structure to allow your business to hit the ground running. Your level of independence is your choice - bring your own team/name and just share space. Or jump on the DLWS DBA and team with us for continuity and growth. We see value in more advisors to scale operations and compete for acquisitions without getting so big that your influence is diluted.
As a 12 year LPL veteran with 20 years of industry experience - I can attest to the value of independence when your top focus is client service without conflicts of interest. Now in my third year with IAA, I have taken that independence to a new level much to the benefit of my clients. If you are in Cary or the RTP area and looking for greener pastures - please contact me. Outside of Cary - feel free to ask me about IAA or contact them directly. Any search without considering them is incomplete - especially in the Carolinas.
Jim Mertens, CFA, MBA