Mar 2, 2020

Allworth CEO Scott Hanson to Speak at the Barron’s Independent Summit

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2, 2020 – Scott Hanson, co-founder of Allworth Financial, formally Hanson McClain, will speak at the Barron’s Independent Summit as part of the Inside the Deal: Analyzing Acquisitions breakout session.

The Barron’s Independent Summit brings together self-made leaders of the financial services industry. This invitation-only event will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Omni Louisville Hotel from March 18-20, 2020. Hosted since 2009, the event will highlight best practices and the specific needs of independent advisors.

Scott Hanson will speak about his experience with the merger and acquisition process at Allworth Financial along with David Barton, Vice Chairman, Mercer Advisors and session moderator, Brian Hamburger, President, CEO, MarketCounsel. 

“Barron’s is known for hosting exceptional events, and I am honored to have been able to speak at the Barron’s conference for the third year in a row,” said Scott Hanson, Co-Founder and Senior Partner of Allworth Financial. “Our industry is changing with record mergers and acquisitions activity reshaping the landscape of retirement planning. This panel gives us an opportunity to discuss what truly goes into making a deal happen.”

The Inside the Deal: Analyzing Acquisitions, breakout session will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Hanson will be one of three advisors speaking on the panel.

About Allworth Financial

Winner of the 2019 NBRI Circle of Excellence Award for both customer and employee satisfaction, Allworth Financial ( is an independent wealth management firm that delivers refreshingly straightforward tax, investment, retirement, and estate planning guidance that helps our clients achieve their financial goals.

The Barron’s Independent Summit

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UPDATE from the conference website: 

“We have been closely monitoring developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). After careful consideration, and in full compliance with CDC health and safety guidelines, we have decided to cancel the Barron’s Independent Summit, originally scheduled to take place March 18 – 20 at the Omni in Louisville, KY. 

​The health and safety of our attendees, speakers and employees are always our top priority. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Thank you for understanding.”