Attending the Focus13 conference was a remarkable opportunity for me to stay well-informed of financial trends, current economic news, and industry best practices.
Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013
Michael Hernandez, CFP®, of wealth management firm IWM Partners recently attended Focus13, a financial services industry conference hosted by LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer.* The Focus13 conference is one of the largest industry events of its kind, with more than 5,700 advisors, product sponsors, management, and support staff in attendance.
The Focus13 conference is just one of many conferences and events that Hernandez and the wealth advisors at IWM Partners attend each year to learn new strategies and skills, stay up-to-date on technology and product offerings, and network with peers and industry leaders from across the country.
“Attending the Focus13 conference was a remarkable opportunity for me to attend a number of business sessions, technology training sessions, and continuing education classes to stay well-informed of financial trends, current economic news, and industry’s best practices,” says CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Michael Hernandez.
Held from Sunday, August 18 through Wednesday, August 21 at the San Diego Convention Center, the conference featured keynote addresses from former U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell; Economics Editor for The Economist, Zanny Minton-Beddoes; and Grammy winning composer and conductor, Eric Whitacre. In addition to the featured speakers, the conference also included more than 250 breakout sessions and seminars.
Advisors in attendance also had the opportunity to demo new LPL Financial and industry technology as well as the new LPL Financial mobile app at a 20,000 square foot Digital Town Square.
About IWM Partners
With more than 40 years of combined experience and working with more than $150 million of advisory assets through LPL Financial, Shawn Hochuli, Barbara Stowell and Michael Hernandez, CFP®, have the necessary skills to help clients feel at ease while navigating these unpredictable financial times. From investment management and retirement planning, to insurance and tax strategies, the Orange County LPL financial advisors at IWM Partners help clients move comfortably into retirement. Learn more at IWMPartners.com.
*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2013, based on total revenue.
The financial consultants at IWM Partners are registered representatives with and Securities and Advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC.