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Levi McMellian:  These guys had it pounded in their head to never sell UPS and we had to coach them to get more diversified.

Wielding its Texas six-shooter, TD Ameritrade wins a $500-million rep in the Dallas area from LPL
Modeling itself after local juggernaut, Neiman Marcus -- and dissing WalMart of Arkansas, CFO4Life signs on with locally-based Tom Nally

Monday 4.1.13
Scott Collins is well known by advisors on B-D and hybrid side of the industry, making him a good catch for TD.

Veteran recruiter effects a reverse breakaway of his own, moving to a more captive, more compensated life at TD Ameritrade
Independence is swell, but the allure of a steady paycheck can be hard to resist -- especially for a father of college-aged kids, a former partner speculates

Wednesday 3.20.13
Scott Collins: Some of these large firms found the holes and exploited them.

LPL reaches hard-won agreement to rein in bonuses to big advisors that had proved to be overly generous
OSJs were riding high on incentive systems designed more for solo practices

Friday 11.2.12
Drew Nordlicht: We spent more of our time explaining the trust aspect of the firm.

Luring a $330 million team away from UBS, HighTower opens first San Diego office
After five years at Smith Barney, HighTower convinces the team to complete second big move in five years

Tuesday 7.3.12
Brad Griswold: Many of the changes were beneficial to the [LPL] advisors as a whole, but did not offer as much value to our practice.

Why an 18-year LPL rep moved most of his firm's $250 million of assets to Schwab
Brad Griswold had a fondness for Schwab from using PortfolioCenter and is determined to remove all obstacles to growth, profitability and offering choice to clients

Wednesday 4.4.12
William Hamm: We have an enticing story.

Amping up recruiting efforts, giant LPL firm grew its revenue by 300% in 2011
Independent Financial Partners has gotten so big that it's taking a bite out of LPL's business -- and LPL doesn't seem to mind

Friday 3.2.12
Scott Curtis: Going over to the independent contractor model is kind of like going back to where I started.

With Dick Averitt retiring, Raymond James taps a star from within to take on LPL
Scott Curtis' background includes GE Financial, Raymond James and life as the son of a Dartmouth coach

Thursday 12.8.11
Scott Collins: I felt there was a better way. I had one [platform] I could sell. It was like an advisor showing one mutual fund.

Two former LPL execs set up a breakaway boutique that works with Raymond James and Schwab, among others
Flush with IPO cash, Scott Collins and Scott Miller were determined to have open-recruiting architecture and more counseling

Friday 7.29.11

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