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Strategic Alliances

At HLG Wealth Management, we work with our clients to ensure they are able to live up to the financial promises they have made to themselves and to their families by integrating financial planning, investment management, and tax planning. The founders of HLG Wealth Management, Jerry Hill, CPA/PFS, Dennis Long, CPA/PFS, CFP™, and Mary Gillespie, CPA, have been assisting their clients pursue their financial goals for over 20 years.

We value our client's trust, and choosing to implement your financial planning recommendations through HLG Wealth Management is one of the greatest compliments we can receive from our clients. We know you have several choices when choosing to grow, preserve or transfer your wealth, so there has been a tremendous amount of thought and consideration put into the development of our wealth management platform. We have aligned with several firms that have been proven to maintain a solid balance sheet, track record for compliance, unbiased and objective research, and back office support that will allow us to continue to what we do best: provide advice. We are registered to offer securities through LPL Financial and provide fee-based or fee-only advice through Level Four® Advisory Services, LLC.    

Our relationship with LPL provides many benefits:

  • Independent Research- LPL's Research team provides unbiased research on mutual funds, separate accounts, annuities, alternative investments, equities, fixed-income securities, and more. With a focus on performance, service, and transparency, LPL research team delivers timely perspectives on the ever-changing economic marketplace, assisting us in helping clients understand and adjust to the latest developments.
  • Integrated technology — LPL's integrated, web-based technology platform allows HLG Wealth Management to manage critical aspects of our business while remaining highly efficient and responsive to our clients’ needs. Time-consuming processes—such as account opening and management, document imaging, transaction execution, and account rebalancing—are automated to improve efficiency and accuracy. With LPL focused on technology, we are able to focus on what is most important: Meeting client investment objectives.
  • Practice management programs and training — LPL constantly seeks ways to help us improve our client service model. Their experience and leadership in our industry, as well as the size and diversity of their customer base, give us LPL ability to benchmark the best practices of successful financial advisors and financial institution-based investment programs. In addition, LPL is able to dedicate an experienced and diverse set of professionals to work with HLG Wealth Management, helping us to build and manage our firm and client relationships through one-on-one consulting and group training.
  • Comprehensive clearing and compliance services — LPL custodies and clears our client's investment portfolios, providing an enhanced client experience and expedited processing capabilities—all backed by robust and responsive service center and operations organizations focused on providing timely, accurate, and consistent support.  In addition, LPL's 300-person Compliance team provides oversight of many diverse compliance and monitoring requirements.They serve as a true business partner to our firm, working closely with us and acting proactively on their behalf so they can run a compliant practice. By seamlessly integrating compliance functionality into our advisors’ practices, we enable many of their procedures to be fully automated. With LPL focusing on back-office service and we are able to focus on our clients’ future rather than on logistics.

To learn more about the history of LPL Financial, click here.

HLG Wealth Management provides fee-based and fee-only services to clients through Level Four® Advisory Services, LLC, an independent advisor group serving more than 130 independent advisors across the United States. Level Four has been instrumental in providing HLG Wealth Management with extensive business development and operational support when creating a holistic financial services offering. In other words, HLG Wealth Management's financial planning and fee based investment advisory offering are supervised and administered through Level Four® Advisory Services, LLC. Level Four® also provides extensive coaching and training services and is SEC-registered investment advisor (RIA).

To learn more about Level Four® Advisory Services, LLC, please click here.