The Hightower Center for Leadership and Chief Growth Officer Scott Holsopple Honored with 2021 Industry Awards

By Hightower Advisors / September 10, 2021

CHICAGO – Sept. 10, 2021 – Hightower took home two awards at the 2021 Industry Awards ceremony on Sept. 9: The Hightower Center for Leadership (HTCL) was awarded the Wealthie for Non-Custodial RIA Support Platforms, and Chief Growth Officer Scott Holsopple was named M&A Leader of the Year.

HTCL, which is overseen by Mr. Holsopple and his team, was launched in 2020 as a two-year education and training certificate program designed to empower and engage the next generation of Hightower advisory business leaders. The program is targeted at soon-to-be partners, lead advisors, relationship managers, operational professionals, business managers and those involved with strategic decision-making, and provides simulation-based training on team dynamics, operations decisions, equity structures and organic growth.

As Chief Growth Officer, Mr. Holsopple oversees Hightower’s M&A, Integration Management, Marketing and the Advisor Engagement teams. When seeking to attract new advisory businesses, Holsopple’s team showcases how Hightower’s extensive operational, business acceleration and value-added services drive growth. Since joining the firm in 2020, Mr. Holsopple has overseen and facilitated 15 M&A deals and played a key role in expanding Hightower’s operational and business consulting resources for advisors.

“I am thrilled to see Hightower recognized by for our dedication to creating next-generation advisory leaders, as well as for Scott’s tireless work with the M&A team,” said Hightower CEO Bob Oros. “Scott has made a major contribution to identifying and attracting growth-minded advisory businesses, and then nurturing them once they are here. Congratulations, Scott on this well-deserved award.”

Now in its 7th year, the Industry Awards program recognizes the outstanding companies, individuals and organizations that make a real difference in the daily activities of financial advisors. This year, 93 awards were presented to 71 companies from a pool of 221 finalists for stellar achievements in supporting financial advisor success.

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