Scott Hanson, (CFP®, CFS®, ChFC®) Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Scott is a Co-Founder and Senior Partner of Allworth Financial, formerly Hanson McClainAdvisors. A nationally recognized authority on financial topics, he has been named to Barron’s list of the Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors in America six times and has been listed as one of the 25 most influential people in the financial services industry nationwide. He serves on the boards of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council and the Luis Palau Association.
For more than 20 years, Scott has co-hosted Allworth’s Money Matters, one of the longest running financial topic radio programs in the country. A frequent guest columnist for InvestmentNews and other national publications, Scott is the author of Personal Decision Points: 7 Steps to Your Ideal Retirement Transition (2016) and the co-author of Investment Advisor Marketing: A Pathway to Growing Your Firm and Building Your Brand (2013).
Under Scott’s direction, through a combination of both organic expansion and acquisition, Allworth Financial has grown to over $8 billion in assets under administration. Over the past two years, Scott and his business partner have introduced Allworth into new markets in California, Colorado, Ohio and Michigan, and enhanced the company’s service offerings to now include tax planning and accounting. Scott’s vision is to continue to develop his Registered Investment Advisory firm into a national brand where clients receive the same high level of financial advice in all 50 states. Download his bio here or listen to his State of the Industry Podcast here.