Leaders of a professional services firm asked Elliott Davis: “Can you advise on key areas to help our new organization run smoothly now and help prepare the future generation of leadership for success?”


  • Five key advisors from a large financial services firm based in the Southeast sought to form their own financial advisory organization
  • Three of the partners were nearing the end of their careers
  • All leaders sought advice on setting up the independent firm for success

Our Approach

  • Provided advisory support in establishing appropriate infrastructure for the new organization
  • Specifically focused on educating advisors on best practices for the following areas:
    • Organizational / tax structure
    • Governance
    • Role clarity
    • Compensation
    • Succession planning

Client Impact

  • Conducted workshops on defining partners’ and supporting management roles to alleviate potential future tensions
  • Developed a succession plan for the smooth transition to the next generation of leaders
  • Elliott Davis tax team also provided assistance in structuring the organizational for the most advantageous tax position

We Can Help

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