MANAGEMENT TEAM


 
 
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Amit Dogra
Chief Executive Officer

Amit Dogra is CEO of Third Seven Advisors.  He brings 20 years of financial services experience, working with thousands of advisors on how to grow their business organically or through acquisition.  Amit is a recognized thought leader and frequent speaker on the state of the financial services industry, the importance of the human engagement in the advisory business and how to create true value in a relationship.  Previously, he was Managing Director, Head of Advisor Growth and Development, for HighTower Advisors.  In this role, Amit oversaw overall business management for the W2 and 1099 channels.  His responsibilities included driving organic growth and P&L, relationship and practice management and field marketing.  Amit joined HighTower from The North Highland Company where he was a management consultant and leader of their wealth management and advisory group.  He has served as a subject matter expert to wirehouse firms, RIAs and banks in the areas of wealth management, practice management, business development and business strategy. Amit also led the day to day operations for the wealth, brokerage and retirement unit of a regional bank for several years.  He previously worked as a Director with BNY Mellon, Brinker Capital and SEI, focused on gathering assets through the recruitment of new advisors and deepening existing advisor relationships through business consulting and practice management.

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Peter McGlynn
Chief Operating Officer

Pete began his career at Hanifen Imhoff, a Denver boutique investment bank, obtaining the position of Managing Director of Equity Risk and Position Trading. He later founded McGlynn Advisors, an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and wealth management firm, specializing in portfolio construction and risk mitigation. Pete's primary focus is to build, grow and manage Third Seven Advisors as its COO.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hobart College and holds FINRA series 7, 63 and 66 licenses.

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Nicholas Ledger
Chief Financial Officer

First joining Barclays on the Business Leadership Programme, Nick held senior roles within the Finance and Risk divisions, both in London and New York. Upon joining TSA in 2016, he brought with him extensive experience in Finance, Project Management and Real Estate. Nick is a CGMA designation holder and also holds his Series 79 Investment Banking Qualification. He is a graduate of the University of Nottingham, achieving a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Management Studies from Nottingham University Business School.

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Richard Hillson
Partner

Beginning his career with Barclays in the UK, Richard has since held senior positions in boutique investment banking firms, both in London and New York. He has worked with numerous companies as an investor, banker and strategic advisor, some of which he has acted as board member, board observer or consultant to the board. Richard is Investment Management Certificate (IMC) qualified in the U.K. and also holds the U.S. Series 17, 24, 63, 65 and 79. He is a graduate of the University of Nottingham with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Law.  Richard is the CEO of Third Seven Group, the parent of TSA.

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Paul Buckley
Partner

Prior to joining TSC, Paul spent his career working in the capital markets divisions of Smith Barney, Citigroup, Knight Capital, and Janney Montgomery, concentrating on equity sales and trading. He is also the founder of Fund Launch Advisors LLC, a hedge fund consulting business, helping hedge fund managers to launch, support, and build their business. Paul holds his Series 7, 55 and 63 FINRA licenses. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Boston College, where he captained the golf team.

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Michael Block
Market Strategist

Michael is a well known authority on macroeconomics and markets and often appears as an expert panelist on Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and CNN, and is cited in publications like CNNMoney, Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.  He advises clients on market tactics, asset allocation, risk management, and investment themes via one on one consulting and through his daily publication.  Before joining TSG in June 2018, Michael was Chief Strategist at two other broker/dealers in New York, and prior to that he served in a variety of leadership roles in strategy, trading, and research for ten years at hedge funds like Sandell Asset Management and Magnetar Capital.  
Michael holds Series 7, 24, 55, 63, 86, and 87 licenses. He received an MBA in Finance from the Kenan Flager School of Business at UNC-Chapel Hill where he was a Dean's Scholar and Hugh McColl Fellow, and a dual Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School where he graduated magna cum laude and was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar.

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