Ep #182: Leveraging a Soccer Coaching Network to Build a Practice - The Career of Evan Loomis

December 12, 2018

Ep 182 Evan Loomis

Although he didn’t expect to become a financial advisor, Evan Loomis is now a successful owner of a firm that has gained 22 clients in just one year. How did he get there? In this episode, we’ll hear about his start in collections, as well as how he excelled in his financial career due to his work ethic and ability to ask the right questions and listen.

Evan discusses how he strives to improve people's lives through his unique philosophy that unites his passion for soccer and finances, and opens up about the issues he had working at different levels of the financial sector that pushed him to move to a smaller firm before eventually starting his own. He also shares why he still coaches on the side, how he leverages his soccer network and what his plans are for the future of his firm.

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What You'll Learn from This Episode:

  • Evan’s background in the financial sector.
  • How he learned valuable skills from working in collections.
  • The importance of learning to ask the right questions and listen.
  • Why he started coaching soccer and why he still does it.
  • How he uses soccer to teach life and how he applies that to finances, as well.
  • Why he ended up moving to a smaller fee-only firm.
  • How he built his business through developing great relationships and leveraging his soccer network.
  • Why he decided to start his own firm.
  • How he and his wife worked out a balance between work and kids.
  • His current fee structure and how it evolves.
  • How he got 22 clients in just one year.
  • What he has planned for the future of his firm and coaching.

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