XYPN Radio / Inclusion

Episode No. 322 | November 17, 2021

Serving Advisors Instead of Clients to Broaden Your Impact

A Conversation with Kathleen Boyd

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We’re excited to interview Kathleen Boyd, a CFP®, former financial planner, and now, XYPN’s Financial Planning & Process Coach. Kathleen is joining us for a second time, as she was on Episode 131 with Alan Moore four years ago talking about Diversity and Inclusion. Today, Kathleen …

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May 12, 2021

Investment Storytelling

Ep #307: Investment Storytelling: An Interview with Kelly Klingaman

Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Kelly Klingaman, Vice President and Regional Director of Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA). Kelly has worked in the RIA space for the past 12 years, helping advisors around the country understand and communicate investment management strategies t …

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Episode No. 306 | May 05, 2021

How DEI Makes Firms Thrive

An Interview with Cindu Thomas-George

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In today’s episode, we’re honored to speak with Cindu Thomas-George, a professor and the owner of Shakthi Diversity and Equity Training. Last year, Cindu shared some of her lifetime of experience and expertise with the XYPN Team. Later this year, you’ll have a chance to learn from her …

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April 07, 2021

The Real Value of an Intern

Ep #302: The Real Value of an Intern: A Conversation with Pearl Michalson

Today we’re excited to welcome Pearl Michalson, XYPN’s Internship Coordinator, to the show. Pearl has built XYPN’s internship program from the ground up and has a wealth of expertise when it comes to all things interns and internships. From identifying top talent to training managers …

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July 22, 2020

Building An Inclusive Firm That Creates Opportunities For Women and People of Color To Grow and Succeed

Ep #265: Building An Inclusive Firm That Creates Opportunities For Women and People of Color To Grow and Succeed: The Career of Jocelyn Wright

We’re honored to interview Jocelyn Wright, owner and founder of the Ascension Group, a fee-only firm in Philadelphia, PA, on the show today. During today's episode, Jocelyn outlines her path for getting into and working her way around this industry. She's an MBA and a CFP®, has had ex …

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February 21, 2018

Ep #140: Leveraging the Power of the Media to Build a Wildly Successful RIA Working with the LGBT Community - The Career of David Rae

Ep #140: Leveraging the Power of the Media to Build a Wildly Successful RIA Working with the LGBT Community - The Career of David Rae

Finding a fulfilling and effective niche can take quite a bit of time and stress. If you take the time to truly figure out what fits your skills and passions, massive success is almost guaranteed. David Rae came into the financial advisor field with a theatre background and a passion …

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December 20, 2017

Ep #131: Having the Difficult Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion - Co-Hosted by Kathleen Boyd & Bill Simonet

Ep #131: Having the Difficult Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion - Co-Hosted by Kathleen Boyd & Bill Simonet

The financial planning field has been historically dominated by white males and focused on the same. This discussion is to bring a better understanding of the difficulties that ethnic minorities and females have when trying to break into and become established in the field. Listen in …

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