Director, Advisor Engagement, General Business Consulting and Transition
As the Business Consulting team’s Director of Advisor Engagement, Stephanie provides leadership support to Advisors, helping them expand their business and pursue their goals. Stephanie brings 25 years of financial services experience as a consultant to the Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) space. She specializes in assisting RIAs develop their practice and transitioning financial advisors to independent firms.
After receiving her MBA with a focus on International Business Finance from the University of Notre Dame, she worked at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange trading equity options. She then moved to London, England and traded German equity options at a boutique global institution. Five years later, she returned to the U.S. to join a multinational financial services corporation as Regional Administrator, overseeing 32 branches in 9 states.
She and her family moved to San Diego in 2009, and Stephanie entered the independent space by forming an RIA with colleagues as their Director of Operations and Transitions. She later joined an independent RIA as Director of Institutional Relations/Advisor Services, where she spearheaded a proprietary asset management company alongside the firm’s partner.
In 2014, Stephanie became a self-employed consultant to RIAs and financial advisors. She has consulted, educated, and on-boarded hundreds of advisors and their teams since the onset of her career.
Stephanie resides in San Diego, California. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her three children, golfing, traveling, and outdoor activities.