TD Ameritrade Names Dario Managing Director


Jim Dario has been named managing director of product management for TD Ameritrade Institutional.



Dario will lead product development and enhancements for technology, practice management and wealth management solutions. He will oversee new product introductions and the delivery of key solutions, including technology integrations, business development tools and investment management products, to supportmore than 4,000 independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) who custody with TD Ameritrade. 

Dario has spent more than 25 years focused on serving RIAs and has been influential in building awareness of the independent advisory model. Before joining TD Ameritrade, Dario was managing director of business development and relationship management at Pershing Advisor Solutions, where he was responsible for adviser recruiting and business development programs to assist RIAs in growing their businesses.  

Previously, Dario served as the executive vice president of relationship management at Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services. He led service and relationship management teams to help RIAs meet business goals through by applying industry best practices, including marketing and business development, workflow processes, and technology usage.

“Jim has been an advocate for the RIA industry for more than two decades,” said Tom Nally, president, TD Ameritrade Institutional. “This sense of service to advisers aligns with TD Ameritrade Institutional’s values and vision for the future. As an industry veteran who has worked in the trenches with advisers, Jim brings a deep understanding and appreciation for the unique challenges and opportunities RIAs face today. We’re thrilled to have him join us in our commitment to providing RIAs with the technology, practice management and wealth management solutions they need to serve their clients.”

Dario holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Saint Lawrence University, as well as Series 6, 7, 9, 10, 24 and 63 licenses.