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Focus Partners Welcomes Financial Industry Veteran Jay Tota; Continues Strong Growth

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  • Advisor coaching/consulting firm will tap Tota's expertise to expand offering
  • 40 year veteran adds tremendous depth of knowledge to a dynamic coaching program with proven track record of helping advisors succeed

Focus Partners LLC, www.focusvpm.com, a leading coaching and consulting firm for financial advisors and financial services firms, today announced that it has added financial industry veteran Jay Tota to its expanding list of veteran advisor coaches and consultants. Tota will work closely with the firm to identify opportunities for growth and will bring over 40 years of expertise working with advisors to the firm's already robust consulting program for independent and wirehouse FAs. 

"To add a partner of Jay's caliber, with his deep rooted expertise in this industry is exciting for us and for our advisors," said Michael Silver and Eric Sheikowitz, Managing Partners at Focus Partners. "His experience adds another partner level mind to the firm and will facilitate continued growth for us and for the advisors we help every day."

Tota's previous industry experience includes senior leadership roles at Paine Webber and UBS, across a career that began in 1968. He will immediately begin working with advisors and introducing the Focus approach to his network, expanding the firm's reach within the advisory community and adding more fuel to an already rapidly expanding program. 

Tota adds: "I've helped advisors succeed for decades in this industry across many up and down cycles -- Michael and Eric's commitment to the advisors they work with, to truly help them grow and respond to any challenge, is inspiring and fits perfectly with my own approach. I look forward to making an immediate impact." 

For additional information on Focus Partners' practice management program: www.focusvpm.com.

About Focus Partners
Focus Partners LLC is a leading coaching and consulting firm for advisors and financial services firms that provides practice management tools and resources they need to succeed in today's changing environment. Founded by industry veterans and senior managing partners Michael Silver and Eric Sheikowitz, Focus Partners consists of a team of senior coaches and consultants that have worked with some of the most successful advisory practices in the industry. The firm's unique, comprehensive approach helps clients create a clear vision of the future and a specific roadmap to guide them to achieving and exceeding their goals. www.focusvpm.com 

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