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BEAVER, PA, Sept. 18, 2013 – Pamela M. Roesch of Cottrill, Arbutina Wealth Management Group, LLC, recently attended focus13, a leading financial services industry conference hosted by LPL Financial, the nation’s number one independent broker‐dealer, as reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996–2013, based on total revenue.
Held in San Diego, focus13 was one of the industry’s premier sales and education events for financial professionals. More than 5,700 total attendees from around the country assembled to learn new strategies and skills, expand knowledge in numerous product areas, and network with peers and industry experts. They also heard from influential speakers who addressed current events and financial industry trends. These included Zanny Minton‐Beddoes, economic editor of The Economist; Eric Whitacre, Grammy‐winning composer, and conductor and creator of the Virtual Choir; and General Colin Powell, one of the most revered Americans of the last quarter century.
“Attending focus13 provided an exceptional opportunity for me to attend a number of business sessions, technology training sessions and continuing education classes to stay well‐informed of financial trends and industry best practices,” said Roesch. “Most importantly, I also discovered strategies to continually improve my communication and engagement with clients.”
Tod R. Arbutina and Donald W. Angel of Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group, LLC are Registered Representatives with and securities, financial planning and fee based services offered through LPL Financial, “a Registered Investment Advisor,” Member FINRA / SIPC. Tax and accounting services provided by Cottrill, Arbutina & Associates, P.C., are not affiliated with Cottrill, Arbutina Wealth Management Group, LLC nor LPL Financial.
About LPL Financial – LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc., is the nation’s largest independent broker‐dealer,* a top RIA custodian (Cerulli Associates: RIA Service Agent Survey, Q1 2013) and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans. LPL Financial offers integrated technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to more than 13,300 financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. In addition, LPL Financial provides technology and clearing support to more than 4,000 financial professionals associated with other financial services companies.