PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT SERVICES
Our philosophy is “you don’t work for us, we work for you.”
It is this mindset that keeps us working hard everyday to help you succeed.
Technology Services and IT support are robust at Stratos. We have a full-service
helpdesk (24/7/365) that manages and supports your technology assets, delivering innovative solutions while minimizing operating expenses. Stratos offers specialty assistance in data and telecommunications procurement (with ongoing support), office network infrastructure, email hosting and technical contract negotiation and review.
Our Transitions team provides comprehensive support beginning with the initial onboarding and continuing for 60 days post-resignation. We work with the advisor and guide them through the entire transition process.
Bringing in over 120 years of combined experience, with deep expertise with bank broker-dealers, wirehouses, independent broker-dealers, investment advisors, institutional compliance, and regulation, Stratos Compliance keeps its partners covered. Advisors turn to Stratos Compliance for clear, applicable guidance, supported by the expertise to explain the reasoning and rationale for Compliance related matters.
Practice Management & Consulting
Our industry-experienced consultation and coaching team focuses on helping you best manage your business, your way. Whether you’re an advisor, an assistant or a branch manager, we have the resources, skills and knowledge to help answer your practice management questions and more!
RIA Advisory Operations
RIA Advisory Operations works with advisors that have a desire to use Fidelity, Schwab or TD Ameritrade. Our team will work directly with our custodial partners to ensure proper account setup, billing and system access. We work with advisors to identify potential new business opportunities with these custodians, as well as, provide cutting edge performance reporting and integration opportunities through Orion.
M&A and Succession Planning
Assist advisors in creating appropriate exit strategies, identifying buyers
and financing Offer turnkey enterprise agreements to ensure a smooth transition in the event of death, disability or retirement while protecting the value of the business for your family.
The Financial Planning Department is committed to being a valuable resource to assist in advisors’ growth and development for their individual financial planning practice. The planning department is available to create customized comprehensive financial plans, modular plans, provide education on financial planning topics, software support and guidance.
Our Marketing Department provides support for various marketing initiatives. We can assist with developing a new brand identity, website design, social media, digital marketing, public relations, and much more.
Real Estate Assistance
Turnkey process for setup and maintenance of new locations. Office Space Research and Location. Lease Negotiations
What Advisors Say
Founder, BWM Financial
"We are very pleased with the outcome of our decision in 2015 to join this renowned network of financial advisors, which has resulted in the opportunity to scale, grow and increase our services to clients in Southern California. Following the strategic investment in 2020, BWM Financial’s partnership with Stratos ultimately shattered all expectations and provided our team not only with the tools and solutions we needed on executive leadership and M&A fronts, but a true partner with shared values and goals.”
“From the beginning of my time with Stratos, Jeff Concepcion and his team at the home office have been true partners in my business. Their willingness to help and the sincerity shown, has never waivered. Stratos goes above and beyond in order to try to provide everything that I need for my business and my clients. The Stratos staff really does make the difference.”