LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, announced that financial advisor Laura Evans has joined LPL Financial’s broker-dealer, registered investment advisor and custodial platforms.
She reported having served approximately $235 million in advisory, brokerage and retirement plan assets, and joins LPL from Edward Jones.
With the move, Evans launched Bloom Wealth Strategies, an independent financial practice based in Richmond Hill, Georgia.
The 27-year industry veteran started in the profession right after college and is supported by director of operations, Whitney Feasel.
“One of the most important things about planning for retirement is understanding how to be reasonable and realistic about how long your money will last,” said Evans. “I enjoy sitting down with my clients and helping them figure out how to really enjoy their retirement years.”
LPL supports more than 21,000 financial advisors, 1,100 institution-based investment programs and 500 independent RIA firms nationwide.