Charlotte, NC — Kelly Weaver from Weaver Wealth Management recently attended LPL Financial’s Focus 2015, one of the financial industry’s premier events and the largest annual conference hosted by LPL, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer.*
Hosted in Boston from July 26 to 29, nearly 4,000 industry professionals from around the country gathered at Focus to learn new strategies and skills, expand knowledge in numerous product areas, network with peers and industry experts and discuss the most relevant opportunities and challenges facing the financial services industry.
Attendees also heard from influential and motivational speakers who addressed current events, financial industry trends and leadership topics. Keynote speakers included: Sir Richard Branson, chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways, founder of Virgin Records and head of Virgin Group, Ltd, a conglomerate encompassing more than 360 companies; Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System; and Ronan Tynan, member of the Irish Tenors and Paralympic gold medal winner who holds nine world records.
“Attending LPL’s annual Focus conference provided a great opportunity to engage with industry leaders and peers and to stay well-informed of financial trends and industry best practices,” said Weaver. “The discussions and learnings are valuable takeaways so that I can continue to provide the best service and support to my clients as we work together toward their financial goals.”
*Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2015