Job Description

Job Overview:

  •  The High-Net-Worth Services Business Exit Planning specialist will be part of a growing team within the client Business Solutions organization responsible for supporting Financial Advisors with delivering High-Net-Worth focused advanced planning and portfolio strategy. The ideal candidate will have high-net-worth experience, be passionate about business exit planning, and be eager to support advisors with their highest-value clients and prospects.
  • High-Net-Worth Services offers a comprehensive suite of fee-based planning services, investing services, and additional high-net-worth-focused capabilities to help client advisors win and serve high-net-worth investors with more complex needs. Our human-led, tech-enabled services help our advisors deliver great financial advice and run thriving businesses.
  • In support of client advisors and their high-wealth clients, the Vice President, Business Exit Planning will be a dedicated resource and member of client’s High-Net-Worth Services team. This individual will contribute to developing, launching, and delivering business exit planning services such as exit strategy development, business valuation, succession planning, and client education. Acting in a specialist capacity, this role will collaborate with High-Net-Worth Consultants and other specialized High-Net-Worth Services team members to deliver business exit planning services and support to subscribing advisors and their existing or prospective clients.
  • Additionally, this individual will contribute to the expansion, maintenance, and utilization of client’s Investment Banking referral partners to whom client Advisors can introduce their clients with small to mid-sized businesses for M&A and debt advisory services.
  • The VP Business Exit Planning will also frequently interact with other areas of the firm, including client Legal, Compliance, and Relationship Management, and participate in strategic discussions with client leadership.


  • Deliver business exit planning services to client Advisors
  • Establish and collaborate with a community of client Advisors interested in offering business exit planning to build a pipeline of investment banking referrals.
  • Contribute to maintaining and expanding the team’s referral network of High-Net-Worth wealth adjacent service providers, including Investment Banking, Business Advisory, OTC Hedging and Monetization.
  • Public speaking and conveyance of advanced subject matter in small and large public speaking settings. This includes public speaking participation in webinars, conference calls, staff meetings, and main-stage presentations at client conferences. The role may include representing client Financial at external conferences, events, and industry functions.
  •  This position requires excellent customer service skills with an emphasis on verbal and written communication abilities.
  • The candidate must demonstrate keen strategic thinking, analytical skills, project management skills, and excellent time management abilities. The incumbent must balance a collaborative approach within a team and driving their own independent efforts across all levels of a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and fast-paced organization.

What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.

  •  Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional certifications such as CEPA, CEP, CFP, or CPA
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial services
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in business exit planning
  • Series 7, 66, and 24

 Core Competencies:

  • Strong personal financial planning knowledge and an understanding of financial services products and solutions
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment encompassing multiple disciplines and product lines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly collaborative with experience in servicing the needs of affluent and institutional clients.
  • Strong teamwork, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Software/Systems Skills: MS Office, Salesforce


  • Executive compensation and concentrated stock risk management experience

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Fort Mill, SC

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