Advisor to CEO - Best practices for Your Growing Enterprise


The transition from advisor to how to be a CEO

Your first job as a new advisor was to understand the industry and products, then get clients. Here you are, years later – you have great clients, you’re growing, and you’ve hired a good team. Whether by design or by default, you now find yourself in the role of both advisor AND CEO. This webinar will walk you through some tips on how to make that transition and prepare you on how to be a CEO.

Now that you’ve gone from advisor to business owner, there are new best practices to consider to ensure you continue to be successful. Join us as we talk about the most interesting and compelling topics for successful business-owner advisors:

  • Equity sharing strategies for your key people
  • How to set up and properly leverage an entity and organizational structure
  • How your organizational structure impacts value, employment agreements and restrictive covenants
  • The right way to compensate your team
  • Employment Resources

Join David Grau Jr. from Succession Resource Group as he shares mission-critical considerations that will either drive or detract from the value of your enterprise.


About David Grau, Jr., MBA:
David Grau Jr. is the founder and CEO of Succession Resource Group. He is currently one of the leading speakers in the financial services industry on mergers and acquisitions of independently owned financial services firms, as well as valuation strategies and practice continuity issues, with over 200 presentations to his credit. In the past five years, he has spoken at variety of the industry’s leading firms, including LPL Financial Services, Wells Fargo, Ameriprise Financial, MetLife, ING, AIG, Fidelity, Jackson National, Prudential, FSI and at many FPA chapters around the country.

As an expert on advisor valuation, acquisition and succession planning, David has assisted hundreds of advisors and other professionals buy, merge, sell, and craft their transition plan for the sale of their business over the last decade.