Those who operate within the independent financial industry benefit from new and advanced technology, an open-architecture approach to resources and economies of scale in sourcing and pricing. As a result, we have the ability to tap industry-leading resources and to customize a platform that supports our service and product philosophies. This means our Advisors have access to best-in-breed support through strategic partners who are renowned, experienced and industry leaders.
Schwab Advisor Services is a leading provider of custodial, operational and trading support for 7,500 independent registered investment Advisors. With $1.3 trillion in assets under management, Schwab offers the safety of both its size and its financial strength. With more than 30 years of experience supporting independent Financial Advisors, Schwab fuels the entrepreneurial spirit by assuming time-consuming back-office functions so you can focus on serving your clients and growing your business.
First Clearing Corporation, an affiliate of Wells Fargo, provides custody and clearing services and gives our clients access to a full range of investment, advisory and banking products; industry-leading research; alternative investments; fixed income, lending, retirement and trust services; risk-management and compliance support. Headquartered in St. Louis, First Clearing is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and other major exchanges.
BNY Mellon/Pershing provides Advisors with a broad suite of business solutions, including clearing and custody, and a range of practice management solutions. Built from the ground up to serve Advisors like you, Pershing is a purely business-to-business custodian dedicated to becoming an extension of your clients’ experience. Its practice management resources are focused on growth, optimizing human capital, maximizing operational efficiency and managing risk; they are proven, tested, and trusted by Advisors who expect the very best in service and support.
TD Ameritrade Institutional is a leading provider of comprehensive brokerage and custody services to more than 6,000 fee-based, independent RIAs and their clients. Its advanced technology platform, coupled with personal support from dedicated service teams, allows investment Advisors to run their practices more efficiently and effectively while optimizing client focus. TD Ameritrade Institutional is a division of TD Ameritrade, Inc., a brokerage subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, which provides investing services and education to more than ten million client accounts totaling more than $1 trillion in assets.
Sanctuary Tax and Family Office Services (TFOS) enables Advisors to offer their ultra high-net-worth clients a full portfolio of ancillary financial services tailored to meet the broad yet individualized needs of Family Offices from payroll and cash management to tax management and philanthropy. The TFOS team is adept at addressing the unique issues faced by high-net-worth individuals, business owners, and philanthropic organizations.
FirstPerson is an Indianapolis-based strategic business advisory firm that helps organizations of all sizes become better businesses by developing smarter people strategies. Its core solutions — benefits and compensation, leadership and infrastructure, community and culture — help companies design meaningful employment experiences resulting in healthier employees and more productive businesses.
Founded in 1999, Orion Advisor Services provides the integrated and fully customizable technology solutions that Advisors need to grow their businesses. Eclipse, Orion’s next generation trading and rebalancing platform, enables Advisors to trade and rebalance portfolios specific to their needs, increasing Advisors’ ability to offer tax efficient portfolios at scale, improving trade desk efficiency and streamlining business processes. Orion’s technology solutions empower more than 950 firms; the firm has more than $400 billion in assets under administration and over 1.5 million accounts.
Informa Investment Solutions offers the financial services industry leading-edge financial information and decision-making products, specialized industry research, intelligence and insight. Its Zephyr technology platform features advanced analytics that allow Financial Advisors to quickly and easily analyze potential investments and client portfolios, create compelling presentations and reports. Zephyr allows Advisors to track and compare multiple investment products easily, run returns-based style analysis and build portfolios using a variety of optimization techniques.
eMoney Advisor, LLC (eMoney), based in Radnor, Pennsylvania, delivers the leading scalable wealth management technology developed for financial professionals, firms and enterprises of all sizes. Rooted in collaborative financial planning, eMoney’s technology enables financial professionals to build stronger client relationships, streamline business operations, drive revenue and growth. eMoney’s solutions transform the wealth management experience for more than 50,000 financial professionals and two million clients nationwide.
Salesforce is the world’s leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. Its cloud-based applications for sales, service, marketing, and more are designed for ease and simplicity, enabling its customers to connect with their clients in a whole new way. More than 150,000 companies use the Salesforce platform, attesting to its exceptional ability to log, manage, and analyze all client activity on a single platform that’s always accessible from anywhere.
Benesch Law, our corporate counsel, is an AmLaw 200 business law firm — a top 200 U.S. firm based on gross revenue — with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Hackensack, Indianapolis, Wilmington and Shanghai, China. The firm is known for providing highly sophisticated legal services to national and international clients that include public and private, middle market and emerging companies as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations, trusts and estates.
Westcott Associates specializes in marketing, media, and communications for financial services firms and professionals. Its principals’ extensive knowledge of this industry draws upon years of working with Financial Advisors, RIAs, broker-dealers and large financial institutions.
Founded in 2010 as a boutique marketing firm, Westcott Associates has helped launch, brand, and rebrand more than 40 top wealth management firms nationwide with award-winning design, writing, media, and production services.
The RIA Works provides exceptional transition services, a highly customized roadmap and other business solutions dedicated to helping RIAs evolve to an independent model. The RIA Works offers a range of service from business development through organizational design and advisory to ensure clients adopt best practices and remain competitive, while focusing on their business evolution and most importantly, their clients.
Since its launch in 2009, CAIS has been a leading financial product platform, offering wealth managers access to a diversified menu of funds and products. CAIS provides streamlined access to an expanding menu of alternative investments, capital markets syndicate offerings, structured solutions and real assets, delivering a suite of portfolio construction and reporting tools. CAIS Capital LLC is a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA and SIPC.
As our real estate partner, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) helps Sanctuary and its partners with such services as lease administration, property acquisition and disposition, occupancy planning and facilities management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL is an exceptional business resource, with nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in more than 80 countries and, as of December 31, 2017, $58.1 billion of real estate assets under management.
Headquartered in Chicago, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services from offices located throughout North America. Hub is our insurance partner for both our Advisors’ clients and firm business.
Proteus allows advisers to bring institutional quality private equity, real estate and hedge fund opportunities to a larger portion of their client base than ever before, all while taking advantage of lower minimums, a single subscription agreement, consolidated tax reporting and world-class client reporting. Designed with advisers in mind, the Proteus integrated private investment platform provides a streamlined investment management experience that handles back office operations, provides in-depth fund and manager due-diligence on a wide selection of pre-vetted funds, and allows the adviser to quickly create model portfolios with ease. Additionally, advisers can take advantage of client education assistance, specific fund controls, and platform customization options, including white labeled environments, reports and login portals that create a cohesively branded experience for their clients from start to finish.
Supernova Lending, LLC is a financial technology company that provides a comprehensive platform focused on managing both sides of an individual’s balance sheet. Supernova’s primary solution is the first-of-its-kind, fully customizable and automated securities-based lending platform. Guided by the foremost experts in the Value of Debt, the company empowers financial Advisors through tools that help them serve as personal CFOs for their clients.
Indianapolis-based Oak Street Funding, a First Financial Bank company, provides expertise in specialty financing. Oak Street partners with insurance businesses, registered investment Advisors (RIAs), certified public accountants (CPAs) and restaurant franchisees under the First Franchise Capital brand, as well as third-party servicing for commercial, specialty financing portfolios. Superior service capabilities, proprietary technology and deep industry knowledge equip the firm to deliver next generation, relevant niche products and services to financial services industries nationwide.
Founded in 2001, ECHELON Partners offers a total platform approach of investment banking, M&A advisory, valuation and management consulting services, including succession planning. It brings financial advisory, strategic consulting and senior-level operational experience to each engagement. ECHELON’s client focus is exclusively on investment managers, Wealth Advisors and the technology and service companies that connect them. It is an industry leader with more than 300 engagements representing $30 billion, as well as over 1,000 valuations.
First Merchants, part of the largest financial services holding company in Central Indiana, is an important resource for private client lending and trust services. Tailored lending services include private portfolio lines, private lines of credit, mortgages and home equity loans as well as specialty financing. First Merchants also offers trust administration solutions and allows our Advisors to manage client assets at any custodian.