Platinum teams up with Focus Partners to train advisers

Two consulting firms are linking together to provide a new coaching program

By Trevor Hunnicutt

Dec 9, 2013 @ 9:04 am (Updated 2:21 pm) EST

Platinum Advisor Strategies and Focus Partners will work together to train advisers to improve their marketing, staffing, operations and client services, executives from the firm said in a joint statement Monday.

The “Platinum Elite Coaching Program” was rolled out to the firm's affiliates last Thursday.

Platinum was launched in 2009 and works with more than 1,020 advisers. Focus Partners provides coaching and consulting services to financial advisers and other members of the financial services industry.