ROBERT STANTON, REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Career history: In 1990, Robert joined the training program at Shearson Lehman Brother in Downtown Los Angeles. Those days, a trainee meant a phone and a phone book! Like a scene out of ‘Wall Street’, Robert built a book of high net worth investors. After 3 years in the ‘bull pen’, Robert was persuaded by Sutro & Co Branch Manager Bill Willis, to move his clients to the LA office. Then in 1994, Robert and a team of Advisors opened the Scottsdale Arizona office of Sutro & Co. Years later, Robert and his clients made the move to Everen Securities which later was acquired by Wachovia Securities.
In 2000, Robert was approached by UBS National Recruiting in New York to manage the recruiting efforts for the Western Division. After several successful years recruiting the Nation’s top producers, Robert gained national recognition as an authority in the field. Robert’s previous Branch Manager Bill Willis opened the recruiting firm Willis Consulting, where Robert joined forces.
As one of the firm’s senior consultants with over 21 years experience as a Financial Advisor /Recruiter, Robert specializes in high level managerial searches, as well as large individual producers and specialty teams. Robert consistently consults the Nation’s top brokerage firms and managers on current recruiting environment and is often quote in many financial publications.