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Mindy Diamond: $3B Former UBS Advisor Finds His New Edge

Mindy Diamond: $3B Former UBS Advisor Finds His New Edge


Why would a 15-year UBS veteran go away after constructing a $3B follow? Notably somebody who was a self-proclaimed “tradition provider”—an esteemed UBS Personal Wealth Advisory Council chief with a line to the highest of the home and who considered the agency because the definitively finest place for his enterprise.

At the moment, Ghislain Gouraige mentioned he was the man who “simply wasn’t listening” past the 4 partitions of UBS—and he couldn’t even think about that there is perhaps one thing higher. (Little question, in constructing a $3B enterprise on the agency, there didn’t appear to be a lot of a purpose to take action.)

Then, buddy and ex-UBS PWM colleague Rob Sechan left to construct NewEdge Wealth in 2020, an RIA designed to permit different breakaway advisors serving excessive internet value and ultra-high internet value shoppers to affix NewEdge’s elite platform.

Then Ghislain stopped and listened—and a brand new world of potential opened up round him.

And what as soon as appeared “adequate” one way or the other didn’t fairly really feel that means anymore. That’s, there is perhaps higher methods for him and his crew to serve their shoppers and develop the enterprise by eradicating limitations on advertising and marketing to enterprise house owners and increasing the universe of different investments (particularly with smaller, top-tier, numerous managers).

So, in January of 2022, the 11-person Coral Gables, FL crew left UBS for NewEdge Wealth.

Ghislain’s sentiments mimic that of many different advisors. For a few years, he saved his head down and constructed a rare enterprise. Then, he began to see the potential exterior of his agency. And as he shared, “You may’t unsee what you’ve seen.” That turning level led him down a brand new path—one which he says he solely needs he had discovered earlier.

On this episode, Ghislain speaks candidly with Mindy Diamond, together with…

  • His turning level—and the way one’s perspective might be restricted till you open your self as much as studying about what’s taking place round you.
  • The highlights of his profession—and the way he constructed a rare enterprise at UBS.
  • The selection to transition to NewEdge—and why that call received over constructing his personal RIA and even taking an outsized transition deal from one other giant agency.
  • His enterprise life practically two years later— and the way the change has impacted his shoppers, development, and future.
  • Plus, Ghislain shares actionable recommendation for these contemplating their very own future and far more.

Hear in to discover ways to permit schooling to open your thoughts, together with salient tips about constructing a rare enterprise—each as an worker advisor and an impartial.

Obtain a transcript of this episode…

Take heed to extra episodes of Mindy Diamond on Independence: A Podcast for Monetary Advisors Contemplating Change



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