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Aug. 15, 2022

Can You Be a Captive Advisor and a Fiduciary with Sean Polley

Sean Polley has seen so much throughout his 20+ year career in financial services. Today's episode of RIA Collective focuses on the main drivers for Sean to break away from the banks and start Polley Wealth Management. 

Sean and Charlie pose the question, "can you be a captive advisor and a fiduciary?" With quotas, biased products and services, and incentives that push you to work with the wrong clients, it has to be difficult to serve both the client and the firm.


Sean Polley has seen so much throughout his 20+ year career in financial services. Today's episode of RIA Collective focuses on the main drivers for Sean to break away from the banks and start Polley Wealth Management. 

Sean and Charlie pose the question, "can you be a captive advisor and a fiduciary?" With quotas, biased products and services, and incentives that push you to work with the wrong clients, it has to be difficult to serve both the client and the firm.

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Sean Polley

CEO

Sean Polley is a Chartered Wealth Manager and Master Financial Coach. Prior to founding Polley Wealth Management, for over 25 years, Sean has worked in wealth management for some of the largest financial institutions, such as J.P. Morgan, Charles Schwab and Fidelity Investments. He has been recognized in Orlando as a Top Wealth Manager and was nominated for Orlando Business Journal's Forty Under 40 in Orlando list. He has been an expert guest on television and quoted in many publications, including Reuters, New York Post, Newsday, Courier Post, NY1 and WESH 2.

In addition to Sean's leadership experience, he specializes in building, and protecting, wealth. Sean is an independent and impartial adviser who puts his clients' needs first. His philosophy has remained unchanged through the years and that is to make what can be a complex financial planning process, straightforward and easy to understand. Sean is a lifelong learner, dedicated to improving the lives of his clients and giving them confidence in their financial future.

Sean was born and raised in Winter Park, Florida and graduated from the University of Florida on the National Dean's List with a major in Finance. He completed his Financial Coach Master Training through Dave Ramsey's Ramsey Solutions and the Kingdom Advisor program at Indiana Wesleyan University. He is a member of the National Association of Christian Financial Consultants, Kingdom Advisors and a member of Lifebridge Church in Windermere, Florida. He is blessed with the best partner in life, his wife Krisztina and an amazing son, Keaton.