Articles tagged "Dave Welling"


Pete Hess [at Nasdaq opening bell with Advent board chair Stephanie DiMarco in 2012]: I'm going to take six months off after 23 years. I want to come back fully regenerated.

Pete Hess steps down at Advent Software just as Axys gets whodathunkit fix
Dave Welling will co-head Advent with Robert Roley as Black Diamond reporting is introduced to to Axys users

Wednesday 5.25.16
Dan Skiles: The reality with today's advisor technology is that you can compete with anyone -- you don't have legacy issues.

Feeling RIA custody oats, Dan Skiles and Peter Mangan attract smaller RIAs but big-name lights to SSG event
The ex-Schwab RIA software chief delivered keynote at his Shareholders Service Group confab

Monday 4.25.16
Dave Welling will now get his crack at giving Advent Axys a clear way forward.

SS&C's first big act as Advent Software's new owner is to put RIAs using Axys and APX under Black Diamond
Pete Hess will be the asset management czar and David Welling will rule all things RIA in the new framework

Thursday 7.23.15
David Benskin: Basically, I built 50 spreadsheets.

How a software-flummoxed ex-Merrill Lynch private banker set up shop, invented his own dashboard and is selling it to top RIAs
David Benskin is bringing on talent from eMoney, Black Diamond and Envestnet to grow Wealth Access

Thursday 6.25.15
Pete Hess: This business is addictive.

Pete Hess will shop for software firms to build in-house Black Diamond bundle
The Advent CEO says his firm, under SS&C ownership, will consider buying CRM, financial planning and rebalancing firms

Thursday 6.18.15
Peter Hess: I am extremely optimistic that we can close that gap to greatness.

Peter Hess delivers Advent Direct specifics at AdventConnect as Dave Welling wows with Black Diamond's cloud advance
RIAs on a market high absorbed Advent Software's efforts to press skyward under rainy Las Vegas skies

Thursday 9.11.14
Anthony Sperling: We're de-coupling our growth from accounting systems.

Two years in, Advent Software gives itself a Sept. 30 deadline to release the middleware that will draw Axys users into the Cloud
Advent Direct is groundbreaking and breathtaking in its ambidexterity but is it enough to stop the feeding frenzy by Tamarac, Orion and other cloud natives

Thursday 5.29.14
Cathy Clauson will act as the connective tissue between sales and the C-suite.

Charles Goldman recruits his one-time Schwab leftenant to be his right-hand woman at AssetMark
Cathy Clauson fills newly created position related to TAMP sales

Friday 4.25.14
The MarketCounsel Summit convened many kings of the jungle.

The 2013 MarketCounsel Summit is heavy on future shock
A Cassandra-like Steve Lockshin lead the gloomsters, Team Tech protested that the future is bright and Frank & Dodd laid an egg

Monday 12.16.13
Rob Major: It's a real simple thing. It comes down to price.

Half-financed by RIAs, AssetBook rolls out 'Radar' to put big RIAs in its range
The previously down-market software firm says it can do anything Black Diamond can -- at 50% of the price

Thursday 12.13.12
Neesha Hathi: This is where the attorneys go to the side and the project managers take over.

Schwab and Advent Software forge historic agreement -- mostly for the good of Black Diamond users for now
Aided perhaps by the ex-Schwab employees moving to Jacksonville, the two giant RIA forces, both San Francisco-based, are looking happily engaged

Wednesday 10.31.12
Advisors converged at the Bellagio this week to witness the ongoing integration of Advent and Black Diamond.

Advent envisions a cloud-based world under stormy Las Vegas skies at the software giant's annual confab
With more than 100 breakout sessions -- not counting Black Diamond's dozen -- the conference provided deep dives into the joined firms' bag of wares

Thursday 9.13.12
Peter Hess: We are happy where we are right now and won't be participating in any more acquisitions.

12 questions for Peter Hess
The freshly minted CEO talks about playing catch-up with cloud technology, Advent's acquisition plans and his continuing partnership with Reed Colley

Thursday 9.13.12
Reed Colley: We don't make people pay twice for two programs.

Black Diamond is setting its sights on smaller advisors and other things I learned over breakfast with Reed Colley
Advent Custodial Data and Moxy are now part of the Black Diamond arsenal and pricing may become attainable for small RIAs with moxie

Wednesday 6.6.12
Jim Lumberg: People get fixated on reports.

Never mind Tamarac, Envestnet is getting RIAs on board with its own stand-alone software
Four principals of RIAs sized $25 million to $2 billion in AUM talk about why they just switched to Vantage from other providers

Monday 4.16.12
Anthony Sperling: Once RMB saw that our company is the best of both worlds, they decided to stay with us.

Advent keeps a $2 billion one-foot-out-the-door RIA thanks to Black Diamond buy
RMB Capital Management had been with Advent since it opened its doors in 2005 but was feeling the need for a change

Friday 3.2.12
Michelle Smith is looking for ways to handle growth.

Dynasty Financial and Black Diamond combine to pick off a big family office helmed by women
Alexandra & James Wealth Management uses the duo to replace Fortigent as it nears $1 billion of AUA

Friday 1.20.12

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