On this episode of State of the Industry, we welcome:

  • Scott Hanson, Co-Founder, Allworth Financial (Host)
  • Hugh Phillips, former principal at Napa-area HBP Retirement Group, Inc., which, in 2018, entered into a “sell and stay” partnership with Allworth Financial.

Key Takeaways:

  • How HBP Retirement Group and Hugh Phillips became part of Allworth Financial in a classic “sell and stay” transaction.
  • How Hugh made sure his junior advisor and staff benefitted from the transaction.
  • What mental and emotional roadblocks Hugh Phillips had to overcome to complete the transaction.
  • What are the logistical and quality of life advantages that Hugh Phillips has enjoyed since the acquisition?
  • What was the impact on Phillips’ associate advisor, who’d been with HBP for 15 years, and does he feel about the partnership?

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