RIA Institute convenes North America’s premier RIAs for thought-provoking discussions via intimate roundtables. We bring the key decision makers from every corner of the U.S. and Canada together in environments carefully built for purposeful collaboration.
Through expert-led panel discussions, presentations, guest speakers, and real-time market research, the RIA Institute drives innovation in the dynamic and rapidly growing registered investment advisor community, helping RIAs make the investment decisions and practice management choices that will best serve their underlying clients.
The RIA Institute:
- Works with an RIA Advisory Board of senior executives from the nation’s largest innovative and successful RIAs to ensure cutting-edge and relevant content throughout the year
- Helps supporting members build relationships with senior, decision-making representatives from the nation’s premier RIAs. It helps our RIA members build their network with other RIAs.
- Assesses new and innovative investment strategies, products, and vehicles that preserve and grow the wealth of RIA underlying clients and how they fit within specific wealth management portfolios.
- Communicates best practices in firm management, including technology innovation, back-office management, succession planning options, hiring, and more, helping RIAs build and manage their businesses.
Abbey Capital LLC
Brookfield Oaktree Wealth Solutions
Fidelity Digital Assets
John Hancock Financial
Macquarie Asset Management
MFS Investment Management
Nuveen Asset Management, LLC
Schwab Asset Management
State Street Global Advisors SPDR
Thornburg Investment Management
All RIA Institute events are created for advisors, by advisors. The programs for all meetings are created with invaluable insights from our advisory board of senior executives from the nation's largest RIAs.
With that in mind, we are excited to announce our 2023 Advisory Board.
Investments & Portfolio Construction
Corey Boller, CFA, Portfolio Manager and Business Development Officer, Bank of Ann Arbor
Michael W. Crook, CAIA, Chief Investment Officer, Mill Creek Capital Advisors, LLC
Jonathan Dane, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Defiant Capital Management
Philip R. Huber CFP, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Savant Capital Management
Andrew Kelsen, Head of Alternative Investments, Moneta
Daniel S. Kern, CFA, CFP, Chief Investment Officer, Nixon Peabody Trust Company
Rita Lee, CPA, PFS, CGMA, CDFA, Partner, Cerity Partners
Grace Moore, CFA, FRM, CQF, Vice President – Manager Research, Diversified Trust
Christopher Osmond, CFA, CAIA, CFP, Chief Investment Officer, Centura Wealth Advisory
Larry Peery, II, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Strategist, Cavria Advisors
Adam Phillips, CFA, CFP, Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy / Partner, EP Wealth Advisors
Brian Pollak, CFA, Partner, Portfolio Manager, Evercore
Joseph P. Zappia, CIMA, Chief Compliance Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Principal, LVW Advisors
Practice Management & Culture
Teresa J.W. Bailey, CFP, CDFA, Director of Development and Senior Wealth Strategist, Waddell & Associates
Jacqueline “JaQ” Campbell, President/Chief Executive Officer & Senior Wealth Advisor, Alexander Legacy Private Wealth
Will Cerynik, Director of Advisor Development & Services, Ashton Thomas Private Wealth
Nick Clay, CFP, CPWA, AIF, AAMS, Managing Partner & Senior Financial Advisor, BCS Wealth Management
Jim DeCarlo, Chief Growth Officer, Wealthspire Advisors
Carina Diamond, Chief Experience Officer and Managing Partner, Dakota Wealth Management
Seán O'Dowd, CFA, Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Management
Lauren Sigman CFP, Managing Director, Principal, Robertson Stephens
Natalia Tchetchoulina, Partner, Cerity Partners
Erin Voisin, CFP, EA, CDFA, ChFC, Managing Director – Wealth Management Services/ Partner, EP Wealth Advisors
Impact & Implementation
Allison Berger, CFP, CeFT, Partner, Financial Advisor, Financial Symmetry
Steve Ellis, CFA, Founder and President, Colorado Capital Management
Jennifer Kenning, CEO & Co-Founder, Align Impact
Bud Sturmak, CO-CIO and Partner, Perigon Wealth Management
Simon Tryzna, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Palo Alto Wealth Advisors