March 01, 2018

Should I Strike Out On My Own Or Join a Pack?

Is there an advantage to joining a larger RIA? Kent Schmidgall shares his experience and some of the benefits of joining a "larger pack".


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Kent Schmidgall

Wealth Advisor

Wealth advisor Kent Schmidgall grew up in a family business environment, where he graduated from pulling weeds in the landscaping (and riding the factory cranes) as a child, to eventually becoming the Controller. After the family business sold in 2007, Kent decided to pursue other opportunities and served as a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual for five years. In 2013, he joined Buckingham as a Wealth Advisor, where he finds great pleasure in being able to deliver advice that’s in the best interest of his clients. He also enjoys being surrounded by others that share his passion for evidence-based investment planning.