Ballast Rock Private Wealth (BRPW), an independently run Registered Investment Advisor that provides holistic financial advice to accredited high-net-worth individuals, today announced that Jim Carroll has joined the firm as Senior Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager.
Mr. Carroll was most recently Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Toroso Advisors, which he joined in June 2019. Previously, he founded Long Run Capital Management in 2003 to manage investments for high-net-worth families and related trusts and charitable vehicles.
Jim is the perfect fit as we continue to grow and scale Ballast Rock Private Wealth, said Andrew Mescon, Chief Executive Officer of BRPW. His decades of experience in dealing with the complexities of a high-net-worth client base complement our teams experience in broad portfolio management and financial planning. We are excited for what he will bring to our clients and our culture.
Mr. Carroll, who will be based in BRPWs Charleston offices, specializes in systematic ETF strategies designed to achieve specific objectives. He is also the author of the popular X (formerly Twitter) financial account Vixologist, which discusses volatility trends in public markets.
I am thrilled to be joining the experienced team at Ballast Rock Private Wealth, Mr. Carroll said. The teams commitment to taking a holistic approach to wealth management and bringing more in-depth and sophisticated thinking to clients is precisely what many affluent and high-net-worth families expect now. It is an honor to be a part of this firms growth.
In addition to working in wealth management, Mr. Carroll's previous experience includes four years as Chief Financial Officer of a NASDAQ-listed company and 16 years as an investment banker with Smith Barney, Kidder Peabody, and Bear Stearns.
He also served four years of active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army. Mr. Carroll earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
BRPW was formed last year by investment management firm Ballast Rock to help individuals, families, business owners, entrepreneurs, and family offices seeking objective, unbiased guidance, with an enhanced focus on alternative investments.
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