LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, has added financial advisors Scott Dudley and David McQuade to its broker-dealer and corporate registered investment advisor (RIA) platforms, leveraging LPL as custodian. They advisors serve approximately $200 million in brokerage and advisory assets and join from Northwestern Mutual.
Dudley and McQuade provided wealth management services at their former firm for about 25 years before choosing to partner with Financial Advocates and LPL. Based in San Diego’s Symphony Tower, the team has launched a new brand, Stirling Financial Group, that includes three office support staff.
LPL Financial provides service to approximately $762 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of June 30, 2020. The company provides proprietary technology, clearing services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to 16,973 financial advisors.