SOURCE: Advisorbox


February 13, 2013 11:00 ET

Advisorbox Adds Finetooth Consulting to Its Family of Firms

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - February 13, 2013) -  Advisorbox officially announces that Finetooth Consulting has joined the Advisorbox family of firms. Finetooth Consulting provides retail & institutional transition advisory, practice advisory and succession planning to financial advisors, RIAs and Broker Dealers across the country.

Finetooth Consulting will be supporting Advisorbox with RIA evaluation and integration, OSJ development, competitive and pro forma analysis, RIA formation and market research to advisors and financial firms.

"Our services resemble that of a sports agent and their high profile athletes. Finetooth Consulting has developed a unique consultative approach to market research and business execution," explains Ryan Shanks, Founder and CEO.

Ryan Shanks, Founder and CEO of Finetooth Consulting has also joined Advisorbox as a Managing Partner responsible for media, social media and RIA evaluation and integration.

"Ryan is well known in the independent space and a valued addition to our leadership team," stated Darin Manis, another Managing Partner.

Ryan started Finetooth Consulting in 2006 as he recognized a need for advisors to have someone represent their interests in the market, much like the representation of an athlete by a sports agent. He has spent the past 12 years consulting with Financial Advisors, Registered Investment Advisors and Broker-Dealers. Ryan is also the Co-founder of Join A Firm, an online recruiting service that helps financial advisors and firms connect, allowing advisors a turnkey transition to independence by joining existing firms.

About Advisorbox

Advisorbox is a national advisor solutions firm supporting individual advisors and providing supplemental advisor support for broker dealers and clearing firms. Advisorbox was started by a handful of leading advisor solution firms who believe combining resources within a family of firms and websites, and consolidating marketing efforts under the Advisorbox brand, will maximize the benefits each firm can provide advisors and financial firms.

The Advisorbox family of websites includes:,, and is soon launching Advisorbox corporate offices are located in Denver and Breckenridge, Colorado.

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