Jamie Hopkins, the monetary planning knowledgeable and legal professional heading Bryn Mawr Belief’s personal wealth administration enterprise, has taken on a brand new position as a strategic advisor at Wealth.com, a supplier of digital property planning expertise for monetary advisors and shoppers.
Hopkins’ appointment comes about three months after Wealth.com’s management workforce shaped a brand new advisory council that, within the phrases of co-founder Tim White, can be “devoted to serving to extra monetary professionals entry the academic sources and planning options they should ship refined legacy planning providers to purchasers.”
Talking with ThinkAdvisor in regards to the announcement, Hopkins says the world of economic planning continues to develop extra demanding and complex, and purchasers expect help with way more than simply the funding portfolio. The truth is, with the impending expiration of key provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Hopkins expects property planning issues will turn into a serious consumer touchpoint within the subsequent 12 to 18 months.
Hopkins mentioned he would draw on his monetary planning and authorized expertise as he collaborates intently with the corporate’s authorized and product growth groups to drive additional innovation.
“I’ve been attending to know the workforce for a 12 months or so now, and I’ve been very impressed,” Hopkins mentioned. “One factor I can say is that their doc creation course of is one through which their AI tech not solely cuts down on the time required to do that planning, nevertheless it additionally delivers a superior consequence to what you might do by hand. That’s actually spectacular.”
In line with Hopkins, there are a variety of peer organizations that may do a few of what Wealth.com does for monetary advisors and shoppers, however he sees Wealth.com as the present property planning service market chief. To that finish, Hopkins himself has beforehand invested within the firm.