Mar 9, 2021

Allworth’s Scott Hanson to Speak at Barron’s 2021 Independent Summit

Hanson to share a first-hand account of M&A in the financial advisory sector

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 17, 2021- Allworth Financial Co-CEO Scott Hanson will be speaking Thursday, March 25th, at Barron’s Independent Summit.

Hanson will be joined by fellow industry experts in a session titled, “Inside the Deal: Analyzing Acquisitions.” The discussion will examine advisory sector consolidation, deal mechanics and the various types of partnership models.

“The Barron’s Summit is among the most prestigious of all our industry’s conferences,” said Hanson. “I’m looking forward to discussing the challenges advisors face when they buy or sell a practice. as well as sharing what forward-thinking principals should consider when developing a succession plan for their firm.”

Founded in 1993, Allworth Financial was recently named the 4th fastest growing RIA in America.1

Scott Hanson

The Barron’s Independent Summit is an annual gathering of self-made leaders who have earned a distinct place within the financial services industry. The event offers the top independent practitioners a unique opportunity to interface and network with peers who best understand their businesses.

Offered by Barron’s Advisor since 2009, the five-day long curated content event is designed to highlight the best practices and specific needs of independent advisors. 2021’s summit features daily presentations and a virtual format that will broadcast live online to registered attendees. To learn more, or sign up to attend, please visit:

About Allworth Financial

Allworth Financial is a full-service independent investment financial advisory firm that specializes in retirement planning, investment advising, tax planning & preparation, estate planning, and 401(k) management. With $11 billion in AUM, Allworth delivers long and short-term investment planning solutions and guidance to help clients achieve their goals and plan strategically for retirement


[1] According to Financial Advisor Magazine (