Shaw Financial Joins LPL
LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, a leading RIA custodian, and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced that Shaw Financial Services, Inc., a firm with approximately $360 million of client assets, has transitioned to the LPL Financial broker-dealer and corporate RIA platforms.
Through its offices in Edmond and Tulsa, OK, Shaw Financial Services advises a wide range of clients, from beginners dedicating as low as $250 per month to build a portfolio for their life goals, to high-net-worth clients with millions of dollars in assets. Led by owners Charlotte Shaw, President, and her husband Gary Shaw, Vice President, Shaw Financial emphasizes educating their clients and helping them to understand their current financial situation in order to make suitable decisions about their financial future.
Ms. Shaw stated, “Central to Shaw Financial is our view of our firm’s role as a financial teacher, helping our clients evaluate and understand their financial lives in order to make prudent decisions to pursue their long-term goals. Our slogan, ‘Empowering you through the heart of a teacher,’ captures the importance of education and its relationship to our work as financial advisors. It reflects our emphasis on investing in a way that is intended to be transparent and easy for our clients to understand.
“We are excited to commence our new relationship with LPL Financial. We looked for a long-term strategic partner to our business, and are very pleased with the depth of their practice management services and their investment resources. We were attracted to their extensive capabilities in compliance and their comprehensive package of assistance in branding and marketing, and were especially impressed by their technology which enables the rapid and streamlined processing of new accounts,” she said.
Bill Morrissey, Executive Vice President of Business Development at LPL Financial, said, “We are pleased to welcome Shaw Financial Services to LPL Financial. Shaw Financial is led by seasoned financial industry veterans who have a passion for financial education and enabling their clients to feel confident in making intelligent, educated investment choices suited to appropriate goals. The firm enjoys an exceptional reputation in their local markets, which has resulted in the steady growth of its practice. Equally important, we are delighted that our industry-known platforms, resources and tools continue to position our company as the destination of choice for leading independent advisory practices such as Shaw Financial across the nation.”