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A wise person once said, "The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle."

At Dental Assisting 101, we believe that everyone deserves a chance to enjoy a career doing what they love. Unfortunately, many men and women in Georgia settle for soulless, thankless jobs with no upward mobility. If you are stuck in a job just to pay the bills, your opportunity to make a change and build a better life is here.

Unlike traditional colleges, we offer our students an expedited pathway to success through a hands-on educational approach where students learn by doing. One of the best ways to secure your future and set yourself up for success is to learn from the best. That's exactly what you'll get when you enroll in our dental assisting school in Buckhead, GA. We pride ourselves on having one of the most effective dental assisting courses in the state, where most students find a position within 60 days of graduation.

When it comes to decisions, choosing a new career path is one of the most important of your life. It's not an easy choice, and it can be even harder to juggle your current responsibilities while you study and attend class. That is why we offer both in-person and online course structures, focusing on teaching practical skills that you will use every day as a dental assistant. When you choose Assisting 101, you can rest easy knowing you won't spend valuable time trying to discern complicated lectures or irrelevant tasks. Instead, you will learn crucial skills that will set you apart from your peers and help you begin a new life-changing career in the dental industry.

When you enroll in our dental assisting school, you will reap the benefits of:

  • Flexible schedules for working adults and first-time students
  • Practical training that will teach you the skills necessary to flourish as a dental assistant
  • Knowledgeable dental faculty who want you to succeed
  • Access to your instructor 24-hours a day, 7-days a week
  • Affordable tuition with low payment plan opportunities
  • In-depth career prep to get you ready for a job in the dental industry
  • Resume help and job interview coaching

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Choosing Your Dental Assisting Course In Buckhead, GA

At Assisting 101, students have their choice of two unique dental assisting programs in Buckhead. Both programs consist of 78 hours of lecture and 48 hours of in-depth, hands-on training at one of the best dental offices in metro Atlanta. Both programs allow students to build a career in dentistry with the help of real dentists and dental assistants.

STUDENTS CAN CHOOSE FROM TWO DIFFERENT COURSE PROGRAMS: ON-SITE AND ONLINE.

Online Dental Assistant Course

Our online program is ideal for those students that like to complete training at their own pace. If you are an eager student willing to study every day and want to complete this program in as little as one month, you can do so. However, if you would like to take more time to manage other life responsibilities, you have the choice of completing this course in less than six months.

When you choose our online dental assisting course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Begin classes at any time. With Assisting 101's online course structure, students may begin learning as soon as their registration is approved.
  • Obtain a customized welcome kit that includes your textbooks, studying materials, alginate impression kits, dentition models, x-ray kit, pouring model package, and scrubs. This way, you can experience hands-on learning from the comfort of your home.
  • Take 10 academic sessions online, totaling 78 hours of lecture time and 30 hours of hands-on training seminars.
  • Immerse yourself in the world of dental assisting, through educational lectures. These lectures contain demonstration videos, slide shows with instructor voice-overs, and rich illustrations to ensure you retain crucial skills and information.
  • Complete the course as quickly as you would like. Dedicated, hardworking students can finish our online dental assisting course in Buckhead, GA, within a month!
  • Use our externship placement services to help you discover local dental offices in need of interns to help you fulfill our course competencies. While not mandatory for graduation, an externship will help you better prepare for a long career in dentistry. An externship can also be an incredible way to network with industry professionals and work at an office that may hire you down the road.
  • Engage with your instructor, who will be with you every step of the way while you carve your path to a new, rewarding career.

On-Site Dental Assistant Course

Our on-site dental assisting program is perfect for students who do not have to travel long distances to our facility or need to "rush" to complete the course.

THIS PROGRAM IS MORE IN LINE WITH A TRADITIONAL COLLEGE EXPERIENCE AND GIVES STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Immerse yourself in a traditional 10-week-long program consisting of training and in-office lectures each Saturday from 9AM until 5PM. On-site classes are conducted in an intimate teaching environment to ensure each student gets the attention they need and deserve.
  • Learn from successful dental professionals in our state-of-the-art dental assisting school in Buckhead, GA. Because this program is only offered four times a year, class space is very limited.
  • Get a basic understanding of common dental assisting techniques through lectures in the morning. You will put those techniques to use in our operatories in the afternoon, where you will practice real-world dental assistant duties.
  • Attend an orientation meeting, where you will receive your textbooks, studying materials, scrubs, and more.
  • Benefit from 48 hours of shadowing by our fully trained technicians and dental professionals. While you are being shadowed, your instructor will walk you through important procedures and teach you crucial skills needed for a fulfilling career as a dental assistant.
  • Build friendships and lifelong relationships with like-minded students who also want to begin a career in the dental industry.

Why Choose A Career In The Dental Industry?

According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is expected to grow 11% over the next 10 years - faster than the average job growth of many other industries. New and ongoing evidence suggests an important link between a person's overall health and their oral health. Because of this, demand for dental-related services is expected to stay strong for years to come. Dental offices in Georgia and other states must meet this projected demand. As such, the need for trained dental assistants will continue to grow.

As Baby Boomers grow older and as more men and women practice good oral hygiene, the need to treat and maintain one's teeth will lead to an increased need for quality dental care. Over the next decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that nearly 24,000 new dental assisting jobs will be created. That means the future is bright for any student who has been educated through our dental assisting courses in Buckhead.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT DENTAL ASSISTANT CAREERS OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS

  • Rated #15 Out of 100 Best Health Care Support Jobs According to U.S News and World Report
  • Rated #84 Out of Best 100 Jobs in All of the United States
  • Average Salary: $40,080
  • Unemployment Rate: 2.4%
  • Number of Jobs: 23,400

What Does A Dental Assistant Do?

As a professional dental assistant, you will be tasked with managing a wide range of administrative and clinical responsibilities at a dental office. Dental assistants play a crucial role in the day-to-day workflow involved in a dental practice. They work alongside hygienists and dentists to provide patients with the highest quality oral care in the state of Georgia.

Common dental assistant job duties may include:

  • Assisting in the lab
  • Sterilizing dental equipment and tools
  • Ordering and organizing supplies for their dental office
  • Help perform x-rays
  • Maintain and organize patient dental records
  • Perform coronal polishing for patients
  • Provide fluoride treatments for patients
  • Help educate patients about how to maintain their oral health
  • Help educate patients about best practices relating to proper oral hygiene
  • Providing assistance to dentists and hygienists during cleanings
  • Greet patients and make them feel comfortable
  • Collect important info from new and existing patients
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Why Attend a Dental Assisting School In Buckhead, GA?

They say the best way to predict the future is to create it, and that is exactly what you will be doing when you enroll at Assisting 101. We believe in getting our students ready for a lifelong career, not just a job that pays the bills. When you attend our award-winning dental assisting school, you are investing in a future rich with opportunity.

Unlike other workers who choose not to attend school for legitimate training, our students enjoy a quick start in a vibrant job market where financial and personal growth are common. When you become a dental assistant after graduation, you will have confidence knowing you are well-prepared for a life-changing career.

HERE ARE SOME OF THE MOST COMMON REASONS WHY OUR STUDENTS SAY THEY CHOOSE TO ATTEND OUR DENTAL ASSISTING SCHOOL:

Happy Career! Happy Life!

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WORK IN AN EVER-GROWING INDUSTRY

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that job growth for dental assistants is growing at a faster rate than most other industries. This bodes well for our students, who will have job security as they navigate the workforce. In a time where many jobs are being replaced by robotics and other technological advances, the skills that you learn at Assisting 101 can help you for the rest of your life.

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FULFILLING BALANCE BETWEEN LIFE AND WORK

The work/life balance in the U.S is a problem. Spending every waking hour at the office instead of home with family can be draining at best and depressing at worst. Unlike other professionals, dental assistants typically enjoy normal working hours during the business week. That means they have more free time to dedicate to their children and families.

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ABILITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

When you are a dental assistant, you plan a crucial role in your dental office. But as an ambassador of the profession, you also help educate patients about the benefits of good oral hygiene. Given the ties between heart health and oral health, you are making more of a difference than you might realize.

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OPPORTUNITY FOR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

When students graduate from Assisting 101 and accept a job as a dental assistant, many choose to make it their lifelong career. For others, the role of dental assistant is just the beginning - a steppingstone to a role with more responsibility. After only a few years as a dental assistant in Buckhead, the chance to become a manager or supervisor will become much more likely. The sky is the limit!

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Decatur Loses One Sushi Restaurant in Its Downtown District, But Gains Another Next Month

Chef Jason Liang and John Chen (Momonoki, Momo Cafe) plan to close their longtime Decatur restaurant Brush Sushi Izakaya next month and replace it with a much more casual omakase restaurant called ...

Chef Jason Liang and John Chen (Momonoki, Momo Cafe) plan to close their longtime Decatur restaurant Brush Sushi Izakaya next month and replace it with a much more casual omakase restaurant called Cuddlefish. The partners announced their latest restaurant together on Instagram earlier this week and their intention to relocate Brush to Buckhead in 2023.

The last dinner service at Brush takes place on October 9, marking the end of the restaurant’s six-year run in Decatur. Liang and Chen, who are currently in negotiations for a new space for Brush, expect to reopen in Buckhead next summer. They declined to provide any specifics on the new location.

Cuddlefish replaces Brush in Decatur by the end of October, following a quick refresh of the interior.

“We’ve had this idea for a while and felt it was the right time to finally do it,” Chen tells Eater. “Decatur is still a great location for us and a better fit for what we want to do with Cuddlefish, but Buckhead is where we are going to push our boundaries more with the menu at Brush. We have so many customers who travel to Brush now from Buckhead, too.”

Chen says where as Brush is more of a special occasion destination restaurant, Cuddlefish is an every day, casual restaurant better suited to the dining vibe in Decatur.

Cuddlefish

Liang says the name for the new restaurant is inspired by the first piece of sushi he often presents in his omakase: cuttlefish. He sometimes jokes with diners at the sushi bar about its name, saying the fish are cuddling together.

“So, I had this image in my head of these fish cuddling and thought it would make a nice logo. It’s meant to be fun and chill,” he says.

Cuddlefish won’t include a sushi bar to start, but instead serve four tiers of omakase via table service and at the restaurant’s full bar. Expect omakase options of between four and nine courses ranging from $37 to $99, with the latter offering sea urchin and dessert in addition to the signature course. Liang says each omakase starts off small with courses like black garlic edamame, tuna poke, and shoyu with avocado, before moving into sushi courses of nigiri and hand rolls. People can also order a la carte sushi items from the menu as well as cocktails, beer, sake, and Japanese whisky from the bar.

While prepaid reservations are highly encouraged for the omakase at Cuddlefish — especially on Friday and Saturday nights — the restaurant will allow walk-ins.

“We often have our daily sushi menu up to like 25 to 30 different fish and that can be overwhelming for guests and staff,” says Liang. “Cuddlefish will be more accessible for everyone. It will be more casual and have a lower price point, but still really good quality sushi.”

As for the interior, Liang and Chen plan to lighten up the dining room by painting the bricks white and removing the curtained off area near the kitchen where private dinners currently take place at Brush.

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Chen says he and Liang hope to reopen Brush some time early next summer, barring any delays in lease negotiations, permitting, and construction. The Buckhead restaurant features a large dining space and will cater to sushi lovers seeking an upscale omakase experience. The izakaya menu won’t carry over from Brush in Decatur. That means no lobster ramen and baos in Buckhead. But Chen says they are planning to serve some of the Brush’s more popular small plates on the a la carte menu.

“These two restaurants will offer very different atmospheres — one casual and will hopefully attract more locals and one more of a destination — but the quality of sushi and service people expect from us will be there at both restaurants.”

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Surprise demolition of Buckhead’s historic Whispering Pines mansion follows preservation talks

Buckhead’s historic Whispering Pines mansion, the subject of recent preservation talks with a developer, has been half-demolished in a surprise move following an abrupt sale of the property.“I am just sick,” said City Councilmember Mary Norwood of Buckhead’s District 8, who had been involved in the preservation talks.Dating to 1928, the mansion at 660 West Paces Ferry Road was among two-dozen estates that created the ...

Buckhead’s historic Whispering Pines mansion, the subject of recent preservation talks with a developer, has been half-demolished in a surprise move following an abrupt sale of the property.

“I am just sick,” said City Councilmember Mary Norwood of Buckhead’s District 8, who had been involved in the preservation talks.

Dating to 1928, the mansion at 660 West Paces Ferry Road was among two-dozen estates that created the West Paces Ferry-Northside neighborhood. Its demolition began Aug. 23 but was halted by a stop-work order issued by City inspectors. Half of the facade was already gone, with rooms open to the air, ducts and timbers dangling, and the remains of a slate roof slumping.

“It’s terrible,” said Norwood. “We are losing one of the first houses ever [in that neighborhood]….” We just have not done that ever on West Paces Ferry, but we are now.”

A neighboring house at 670 West Paces Ferry, which also was historic and an element of the redevelopment plan, was already demolished by the crew in recent days, leaving a blank area of earth. That house dated to the 1950s.

The larger West Paces Ferry corridor began development around 1910. Other historic houses have been lost over the years, including at what is now the Georgia Governor’s Mansion in Tuxedo Park, and the recent demolition of such newer structures as a 1940s mansion at 274 West Paces Ferry.

The Macallan Group was the developer who acquired both properties around two years ago as part of a 11-acre assemblage with the goal of creating a new residential subdivision. Various neighborhood groups, community leaders and preservationists negotiated with Macallan on reducing the density of the project and finding a way to save Whispering Pines.

Apparently unbeknownst to those advocates, Macallan in May applied for a demolition permit for Whispering Pines. City records show the permit was issued.

When Buckhead.com visited the site Aug. 23, two City officials were leaving. The demo crew said they were inspectors who had just issued a stop-work order, without explaining why. Norwood had visited the site along with them, the crew said. The Department of City Planning later confirmed the stop-work order and indicated it was related to the unannounced ownership change. A complaint record shows the concern was that the demolition permit had been issued “without pre-inspection for demolition approval” and without approval from the Atlanta Urban Design Commission.

The demo crew said that Macallan still owns the property. But property records show 660 and 670 West Paces Ferry sold Aug. 8 for around $5.7 million total to a newly formed, Athens-based limited liability company called Westlake WPF Holding. But City records do not show the LLC or anyone else filing permits or plans for 660 West Paces Ferry.

Macallan did not immediately respond to a comment request. An Athens attorney who is the LLC’s registered agent could not immediately be reached for comment.

Macallan’s sales announcement, sent via email Aug. 22, is supported by commercial real estate sites that report the 660 and 670 properties were sold Aug. 8 for roughly $5.7 million in total.

“I am writing to let you know that The Macallan Group sold the 11 acres that we acquired at West Paces and Northside Drive and we will no longer be involved with this property going forward,” wrote Macallan co-founder and managing partner Mike Minutelli, which was sent via email Aug. 22. He did not name the buyer or their plan for the site.

“The Macallan Group believes that the sale of the property will provide a fresh look at different development options for this site, and they look forward to seeing how the land will ultimately be developed in the future,” he wrote.

The nonprofit Atlanta Preservation Center (APC) was the lead in providing historic expertise in the negotiations to save Whispering Pines. In a written statement, APC Executive Director David Yoakley Mitchell expressed gratitude for the process and praised the work of Norwood, Neighborhood Planning Unit A, the West Paces Neighborhood Association and Macallan.

“While we sought to see an alternative outcome to this process, we know that we dedicated every resource and recommendation to this effort,” Mitchell wrote. “… Our hope is that the loss of this home will encourage all of Atltana’s communities to reevaluate historic preservation and embrace its opportunities.”

Mitchell told Buckhead.com that it would be “challenging” to salvage any artifacts from the now half-demolished structure and that the goal was preserving the building. He said the demolition “serves as a metaphor for what we need to be proactive about, which is growing the role of historic preservation.”

The house at 670 West Paces Ferry, known as the Nunnally House or Harrison House, also was historic, dating back 70 years, though that made it a relative newcomer to the neighborhood. The Nunnally House was rarely mentioned in news reports about the Macallan negotiations, as journalists did not independently examine the plan and advocates quietly accepted its demolition as a sacrificial lamb to save Whispering Pines. (A different house on Blackland Road is also known as the Nunnally House.)

“When given the complexity of the situation, we had to focus on what was the most [historically] contributing structure of the two to the West Paces Ferry corridor,” Mitchell told Buckhead.com. “It doesn’t mean one’s lesser or greater. It just means this felt like the path we felt the most strength in pursuing.”

Now both houses are on their way to being erased from Atlanta’s history forever.

Update: This story has been updated with stop-work order information from the Department of City Planning and information about other historic house demolitions.

Part of Chops Lobster Bar Reopens After a Fire Temporarily Shuttered the Restaurant

The lobster bar downstairs at Chops Lobster Bar is back open after a fire temporarily closed the Buckhead restaurant earlier this year on West Paces Ferry Road. Chops steakhouse upstairs should reopen some time in October, a press release from Buckhead Life Restaurant Group indicates.A ...

The lobster bar downstairs at Chops Lobster Bar is back open after a fire temporarily closed the Buckhead restaurant earlier this year on West Paces Ferry Road. Chops steakhouse upstairs should reopen some time in October, a press release from Buckhead Life Restaurant Group indicates.

A hood fire broke out in the attic above the kitchen at Chops Lobster Bar during dinner service on January 14, 2022. All of the restaurant’s patrons and staff were safely evacuated, and no injuries were reported. Much of the damage was caused by thousands of gallons of water used to extinguish the blaze.

Prior to the January fire, Buckhead Life had just completed a dining room expansion at the three-decade-old restaurant.

While the lobster bar retains a familiar design following the renovations, the steakhouse at Chops received a bit of a makeover during the closure this year. It now features a dining room called the Plaza Room that also serves as a private dining area opening to a courtyard shared by neighboring restaurants Umi sushi, Chai Yo, and the Garden Room at the St. Regis Hotel. A new patio overlooks the courtyard and seats up to 36 people, with the updated bar at Chops offering additional seating at high-top tables, booths, and regular dining tables.

In addition to the redesign redux, the menu at Chops includes a few new dishes, like escargot styled after those served at the group’s French restaurant Bistro Niko in Buckhead and wood-grilled octopus topped with marinated red onions, Greek olives, and capers from its Greek restaurant Kyma on Piedmont Road.

Buckhead Life Restaurant Group also operates Atlanta Fish Market, Corner Cafe, Pricci, and Veni Vidi Vici in Atlanta, along with Chops Lobster Bar and City Fish Market in Boca Raton and Lobster Bar Sea Grille in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Nonprofit Coffee Shop Refuge Closes in Sweet Auburn September 23

The Sweet Auburn location of Refuge Coffee closes Friday, September 23, after nearly three years in the historic Atlanta Daily World building on Auburn Avenue. In a press release, owners Kitti and Bill Murray say the decision to close was partially due to t...

The Sweet Auburn location of Refuge Coffee closes Friday, September 23, after nearly three years in the historic Atlanta Daily World building on Auburn Avenue. In a press release, owners Kitti and Bill Murray say the decision to close was partially due to the financial fallout from the pandemic. This location opened just one month prior to the start of the pandemic, which shut down businesses, hotels, and Georgia State University nearby in downtown Atlanta for months.

“This difficult decision to leave a beloved place has come after much deliberation from Refuge Coffee leadership committed to choose hard things that maintain the health of the entire organization,” the press release reads in part.

Throughout the pandemic, Refuge continued to pay its employees and barista trainees. The nonprofit coffee shop provides support, job training, and job opportunities for Atlanta’s refugee community, a mission that began at its original location in Clarkston. However, it continues to partner as the coffee provider for co-working and events space Constellations in Sweet Auburn.

Refuge Coffee also includes a location in Midtown at Woodruff Arts Center. A third location opens later this year in downtown Norcross. [Official]

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The Piedmont Road location of Tin Lizzy’s caught fire early Tuesday morning. The blaze began outside, the AJC reports, and spread to the ceiling of the restaurant before it was eventually extinguished. Most of the damage is to the outside of the building, with damage inside the restaurant caused by efforts to put the fire out. It’s unclear how the fire began or what caused the blaze. The restaurant remains closed. [AJC]

Mediterranean restaurant Three Arches recently replaced Mount Royal at the Hyatt Centric hotel in Buckhead. Earlier this year, chef Hugh Acheson closed his Montreal-style steakhouse, departing the restaurant after just four months. A source with knowledge of the situation indicated the decision to part ways with the hotel came down to “creative differences” between Acheson and hotel management.

As for Three Arches, expect a menu from chef Josh Hopkins to include dishes and flavors from around the Mediterranean region, like grilled trout with pistachio pesto and preserved lemon and Moroccan meatballs with mint yogurt, cabbage, and pickled onions. [Official]

Red Sky Tapas closed September 15 after 14 years in Marietta. No reason for the decision to close was provided in the Facebook post.

After acquiring Grub Burger earlier this year, Austin-based burger chain Hopdoddy Burger Bar is preparing to open its first location in Atlanta this fall. Opening October 4, Hopdoddy Burger Bar takes over the Grub Burger on Briarcliff Road, which closes September 24 for a quick renovation. Additional Hopdoddy locations to open in metro Atlanta next year.

Billed as an eco-friendly, craft burger restaurant using humanely and sustainably raised beef and chicken, Hopdoddy features a menu of classic double stacks with cheese and more elaborate burgers like the Birria topped with chorizo and a Oaxaca cheese quesadilla. The menu also includes a bison burger as well as chicken, mushroom, and vegan burgers, along with a handful of fry options like nacho, parmesan truffle, and green chile queso. Margaritas, beer, and wine are available from the bar. [Official]

RBC Wealth Management Adds $1B Team from JPMorgan

Industry MovesRBC Wealth Management says it has added an advisor team with more than $1 billion in client assets from JPMorgan.The Nolan Group, based in New York, includes father-son advisor duo Michael Nolan and Brian Nolan, senior business associate Megan O’Connor, investment associate Courtney Shultz, and registered client associate Nichole Ross, RBC says.“RBC Wealth Management has the right blend of resources, tools and support necessary to service...

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RBC Wealth Management says it has added an advisor team with more than $1 billion in client assets from JPMorgan.

The Nolan Group, based in New York, includes father-son advisor duo Michael Nolan and Brian Nolan, senior business associate Megan O’Connor, investment associate Courtney Shultz, and registered client associate Nichole Ross, RBC says.

“RBC Wealth Management has the right blend of resources, tools and support necessary to service the complex financial needs of our clients, along with a genuine commitment to putting the client first in all decisions,” Michael Nolan said in a release announcing the move.

Michael Nolan has been in the industry since 1983, when he registered with Goldman Sachs. He has also been registered with Morgan Stanley, Bear Stearns and JPMorgan, according to his BrokerCheck record.

Brian Nolan has been in the industry since 2009, when he registered with JPMorgan. He has also been registered with Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co., according to his BrokerCheck record.

RBC has been active in recent months. The firm has announced four other advisor additions since August, including another father-son duo. The firm says it has more than 2,100 advisors managing a total of $510 billion in client assets.

LPL Draws $340M Team from Ameriprise

Rubino, Skedsvold, Moran & Associates brings a client base comprising doctors, executives, women and high-net-worth professionals, according to LPL.

September 21, 2022

LPL Financial says an advisor team has joined its broker-dealer, registered investment advisor and custodial platforms from Ameriprise Financial, where the team oversaw a total of about $340 million in advisory, brokerage and retirement assets.

Rubino, Skedsvold, Moran & Associates includes advisors Judy Rubino and Kari Skedsvold, CFP Devin Moran, financial planning assistant Mercedes Arntson, and client service associates Breanna Steigers and Siri Miller, LPL says. The practice is based in Portland, Oregon, and its client base consists of doctors, executives, women and high-net-worth professionals, according to LPL.

Rubino has been in the industry since 1988, when she registered with IDS Life Insurance Company. She has also been registered with Ameriprise, according to her BrokerCheck record.

Skedsvold has been in the industry since 1998, when she registered with IDS Life Insurance Company. She has also been registered with Ameriprise, according to her BrokerCheck record.

Arntson has been in the industry since 2020, when she registered with Ameriprise, according to her BrokerCheck record.

“We are excited to move to a supportive environment where we can grow our practice on our own terms, with a relatively young team who can continue to deliver the comprehensive service that our clients have come to expect,” Rubino said in a statement about the move.

September 21, 2022

B. Riley Wealth announced that it has added a former Alex. Brown executive as senior managing director of investments.

Jay Murphy will join B. Riley’s newly relocated Boston branch.

Murphy worked with high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals at Alex. Brown, and his career also includes positions in the private wealth divisions of Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, according to an announcement released by B. Riley. Murphy’s career began in 1979, at Merrill Lynch, per his BrokerCheck record.

A B. Riley spokesperson said the firm had more than 500 advisors overseeing a total of more than $25 billion in assets as of August, up from about 170 advisors managing $12 billion in assets in 2021.

Abbey Flaum and Isaac Bradley bring experience in estate planning and tax law to the company, which manages $11 billion in assets.

September 21, 2022

Atlanta-based Homrich Berg announced that it has made two additions to its leadership team.

Abbey Flaum joins after having spent 16 years as a lawyer focusing on trusts and estates at Cohen Pollock Merlin Turner, according to a press release announcing the additions. She will fill the newly created role of managing director, family wealth strategist, a position she says “demonstrates the firm’s commitment to holistically and meaningfully planning for its clients,” per the press release.

Isaac Bradley joins following a five-year tenure at Wells Fargo, where he worked as a senior wealth planning strategist, according to the release. Bradley has been named director of financial planning. Bradley also has experience in the legal field, handling matters pertaining to complex tax and estate planning law during his tenure at Lynch & Eatman from 2008 to 2017, according to his LinkedIn profile. At Homrich Berg, Bradley will be responsible for designing resources for advisors and implementing consistent planning procedures for his clients.

Earlier this year, Homrich Berg announced the addition of Buckhead, Georgia-based Oakbridge Partners, which oversees $1.5 billion in client assets across 19 states, as reported. Homrich Berg manages more than $11 billion in client assets, according to its latest Form ADV.

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