LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, has hired Angela Xavier executive vice president of independent advisor services business consulting. In her new role, LPL said that Xavier will be responsible for building strategies to deepen relationships with the firm’s independent advisors and empower them to be successful.
Xavier joins LPL following a 23-year-career in the hospitality industry, serving in various roles within InterContinental Hotels Group. She most recently led sales for the group’s Americas division and has held other global sales and strategic account leadership roles with IHG.
Xavier is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She has served as an advisory board member for Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, Global Business Travel Association, Meeting Professionals International – MPI Foundation, and others. She frequently speaks at educational institutions about women in leadership and sales talent development.
LPL Financial provides service to approximately $628.1 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of the fourth quarter of 2018. The company provides proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to more than 16,000 financial advisors and 700 financial institutions.