Goss Wealth Management, based in
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with a sister office in New Orleans, serves retirement plans,
estates, and endowments. The firm also provides customized, holistic financial
planning to mass-affluent and high-net-worth clients. Other services include tactical asset allocation combined with active portfolio monitoring and
readjustment. In addition, Goss Wealth Management oversees several discretionary portfolios designed to match a
range of investment objectives. It also utilizes third-party managers to
provide clients with exposure to specific niche areas.
Goss, the firm’s founder, has more
than 33 years of financial advisory experience. Goss Wealth Management has four
financial advisers and four support staff, as well as a chief financial
Fundamental to the transition was
Goss Wealth Management’s decision to establish its own registered investment
advisory (RIA) firm and pursue its vision to bring the independent hybrid RIA adviser model to the Gulf South region. Goss Wealth Management’s goal
is to enable experienced advisers to enjoy the advantages of independence while
benefiting from the full support and working environment traditionally
available at a wirehouse branch office.
By providing back-office assistance,
compliance support, state-of-the-art technology systems and other resources, as
well as the collegiality of working alongside other advisers, Goss Wealth
Management is hoping to attract advisers, including those advisers contemplating
an eventual succession strategy.
Goss reports that it previously
supported client brokerage and advisory assets of approximately $520 million as
of June 20. LPL Financial is an independent broker/dealer, an RIA custodian, and a wholly owned
subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings.