Golden State, a registered investment advisor, has hired Eric Ripley to serve as executive vice president of business development to drive the company’s recruitment strategy and help grow its national footprint.
Ripley has nearly 20 years of industry experience and has held various positions at LPL Financial, most recently senior core internal regional director and vice president of business consulting.
“Since 2013, Eric was our dedicated contact for our custodial partner, LPL Financial,” said Golden State’s Founder and President John Nahas. “Because he has in-depth knowledge of our organization and inner workings, he is uniquely qualified to propel Golden State’s expansion through our recruitment efforts.”
The Golden State family of companies maintain business alignments with LPL Financial, Raymond James, TD Ameritrade Institutional and Charles Schwab.