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Elyse Smith

Ex-TD Ameritrade Director Joins Sowell Management

Former TD Ameritrade director has jumped ship as the firm continues its integration with Charles Schwab. Elyse Smith (pictured), who served as director of advisor services and business transitions at TD, is joining Sowell Management...

Headling: The 'Little' Firm That Could: Sowell Management, Local Hidden Treasure, Among Top RIAs in Nation. October 15, 2020

Sowell Management: Among Top RIAs In The Nation

As financial company headquarters go, Sowell Management’s digs, while nothing to sneeze at, is far from a towering glass-and-steel edifice befitting Gordon Gekko of Wall Street fame. Tucked into an office park just yonder of Maumelle, the s...

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What Is Bitcoin? It's FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)

What is Bitcoin? I find that this question is coming up a bit these days, especially within and outside the halls of Sowell Management. One finds oneself wondering if this is that “canary in the coal mine” moment?...

Bill Sowell standing in front of Sowell Management logo

Pushing to Put Investors First

For Bill Sowell, “fiduciary” is more than a word, even more than a duty. It’s his business philosophy. As CEO of Sowell Management, a registered investment adviser in North Little Rock, he embraces a legal obligation to put clients’ financial interests first...


RIA Sowell Management’s End-to-end Tech Solution Innovating the Way Financial Advisors Do Business

One of the primary objectives of Sowell Management, a privately held Registered Investment Advisor that serves financial advisors nationwide, is to lead the charge in delivering innovative solutions that foster growth and scale faster. The company is doing just that with the recent launch of FLEX Connect, its end-to-end technology solution that empowers financial advisors through...

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Sowell Management Grows Organically, Ahead of RIA Curve

The writing is on the wall for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) that aim to sustain the growth they have experienced in recent years. For most RIAs the majority of recent growth has come from market appreciation and accelerating merger and acquisition (M&A) activities, not the true organic growth from new client acquisition. But the recent slowdown...

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Bill Sowell

Executive Q&A: CEO Bill Sowell on Expanding into NWA

With 50-plus branch offices all across the country and being based in Arkansas, it only made sense that we would expand our efforts into northwest Arkansas with a physical presence. We would not have opened an office in northwest Arkansas without an anchor. Fortunately, that opportunity came through acquiring Sector Grid Advisors, who were affiliated with...

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Sowell puts ‘boots on the ground’ in Northwest Arkansas

A fast-growing Arkansas registered investment adviser (RIA) is planning for its next growth wave. No surprise that the strategy includes one of the country’s fastest-growing regions. Sowell Management, the privately held firm based in North Little Rock led by founder Bill Sowell, is making waves in the financial world by opening an office in Northwest Arkansas,...

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Forbes top 100, Sowell Management

Sowell Management Named Top RIA by Forbes – Company credits clients, team members for making list 

Sowell Management has been named to Forbes inaugural list of America’s Top Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) Firms. The 2022 list recognizes the leading RIA firms across the U.S. with decades of experience and a proven record of accomplishment seeing clients through market turmoil and preserving their wealth. Sowell Management ranked 94th in the prestigious annual […]

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DYNAMIC DUOS 2022: Cindy and Bill Sowell

Bill Sowell and his wife, Cindy, have worked side-by-side for more than 20 years. The duo has made Sowell Management one of the most successful and trusted advisory firms nationwide. It was recognized in 2020 by Barron’s as a Top 100 RIA.

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Daryl Seaton, president of Sowell Management

Growing up in Humboldt County on the northern California coast in the 1970s and ‘80s, Daryl Seaton was surrounded by farm animals, cannabis crops and wineries to the south. Seaton was a member of Future Farmers of America and 4-H, was surrounded by an agrarian lifestyle and fell in love with the intricacies of the varietal...

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Sign up for the Sowell Sponsored Golf Event at TPC Four Seasons Golf & Sports Club

Limited space is available. Tee time is Friday, April 22 at 2 pm. Remember to book your hotel and air travel accordingly. Sowell will cover the cost to rent resort clubs, if needed.

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