About Carson Group

Who We Are

Carson Group is an entire ecosystem dedicated to help advisors better serve their clients and grow their firm. Advisors are able to unleash their firm’s full potential either through Carson Coaching, one of the largest advisor coaching programs in the nation, or by joining Carson Partners to receive industry leading marketing, technology, compliance, investments, succession planning and mergers & acquisition support.

Our History

1983

Carson Wealth

Founded in 1983 by Ron Carson, Carson Wealth has grown to become a Barron’s Hall of Fame advisory firm with offices spread across the United States. Carson Wealth is dedicated to helping clients pursue their definition of true wealth through holistic financial planning, disciplined investment strategies, and proactive personal service.

1993

Carson Coaching

Carson Coaching is one of the largest advisor coaching networks in the country, with over 2,500 alumni using our proven strategies to grow their firms. Our coaches and our online learning hub help advisors grow on their own terms, serve their clients with integrity and leave a lasting impact.

2012

Carson Partners

Carson Partners helps advisors unleash their full potential by breaking free of the bureaucracy that slows their progress. Partner firms are plugged into an entire ecosystem of marketing, technology, compliance, investments, and mergers and acquisitions support.

What We Do

Simply put, we exist to help you unleash your firm’s full potential. Whether you’re searching for a marketing strategy that actually brings in leads, want to get out of a compliance wasteland of slow reviews and poor processes, need investment strategies that fit into your planning philosophy, are searching for acquisition opportunities, or want to join an exclusive advisor community, we are here for you.

We Help Advisors

Cut Through the Red Tape

In a highly regulated industry, there is already enough complexity. Break through the bureaucracy of your broker-dealer and find a compliance solution that provides guardrails, not speedbumps.

Grow Without Restraints

When you lack the time and resources to properly market your business, you can’t expect to grow. Our team of 30-plus marketing professionals delivers a proven marketing strategy with the website, content and automation to help you grow.

Modernize Your Business

The cost of technology alone is enough to keep many firms in the dark ages of financial services. We provide a tech stack to all partner firms that not only increases operational efficiency, but wows your clients in the process.

Why We Exist

Your clients deserve an experience that not only proves your value as an advisor – but leaves a lasting impression as they work toward retirement and beyond. We strive to help you deepen that bond with your clients and find new clients to build relationships with.

We all put our clients’ best interests first. We equip you to take it a step further and anticipate their needs before they even know those needs exist. That’s the power of a nationwide partnership of advisors – we are better together.

131

PARTNER FIRMS

380+

TOTAL ADVISORS

36

States

130+

OFFICE LOCATIONS

43,000+

HOUSEHOLDS SERVED

1,200+

CARSON COACHING MEMBERS

12,000+

CARSON COACHING ALUMNI

Carson in the News

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Ryan Detrick Joins Carson Group as Chief Market Strategist

Posted on July 25, 2022
Carson Group, one of the fastest-growing financial services firms in the country, announced that Ryan Detrick has joined the firm as Chief Market Strategist. In his new role, Detrick …

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Carson Group Adds $200 Million Pennsylvania Firm to Partner Network

Posted on June 15, 2022
Carson Group successfully transitioned Diamond Wealth Advisors to its growing network of partners. The Carlisle, Pennsylvania-based financial planning and wealth management firm was the most recent to join Carson …

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Carson Group’s Excell Conference Recognized for Commitment to Diversity in Financial Services

Posted on April 8, 2022
Carson Group is proud that Excell 2021 has been recognized for its commitment to representation by Choir, a diversity platform focused on amplifying the voices of financial professionals who …

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Carson Group Hires Burt White as Managing Partner, Chief Strategy Officer

Posted on April 5, 2022
White will join Carson’s executive leadership team and fill a seat on Carson’s Board Omaha, NE, April 5, 2022 – Carson Group, one of the fastest-growing financial services firms …

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Carson Group Recognized on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Midwest Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Posted on March 16, 2022
Inc. magazine announced that Carson Group is No. 118 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies based in …

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Carson Coaching Named FPA’s Official Coaching Partner

Posted on March 8, 2022
First-of-its-kind partnership aims to help financial planners grow their practices faster and run them more successfully. DENVER (March 8, 2022) – Today, the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), the leading …

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Abby Wambach, Lauren Simmons and Tucker Bryant to headline the 2022 Excell Conference

Posted on March 7, 2022
37th edition of the conference is expected to draw more than 1,500 attendees Omaha, Neb. – March 7, 2022 – Recognized as one of the best conferences for financial advisors1, …
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Ryan Detrick: Making Sense of the Markets in Times of Turmoil

Posted on August 2, 2022
Ryan Detrick’s experience with the stock market goes back to 1999, during the dot-com boom – and subsequent bubble burst. “It was really fun, and everybody's making money,” Ryan …

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Danielle Andrus: The Inside Scoop at the Journal of Financial Planning 

Posted on July 25, 2022
For more than 40 years, the award-winning Journal of Financial Planning has helped financial planners support clients and build their practices. Topics include the latest academic research – such …

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Kamila Elliott: Diversity Will Build a Stronger Profession

Posted on July 18, 2022
Education is the key to a successful retirement, and Kamila Elliott, CFP®, CEO and founder of Collective Wealth Partners in Atlanta, is on a mission to spread the word …

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Diego A. Verdugo: Paying It Forward Yields Personal Dividends

Posted on July 11, 2022
Lifelong learning is the key to success, a philosophy Diego A. Verdugo embraced as a kid and carries on to this day. As Director of the Knowledge Hub for …

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