Changing the Trajectory

Find out how we’re changing the trajectory for multicultural investors, professionals, and their trusted advisors.

A Commitment to Providing Access

We are committed to providing access and opportunity to diverse and multicultural investors. That means proactively partnering with clients while tapping the wealth of our resources and expertise to address the unique questions of emerging wealth creators. ​

​Our goal is to address the unknowns – experience, exposure, and education gaps that many first generation and emerging wealth creators face – offering an equitable pathway to access and opportunity.

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We meet our clients where they are, offering access to a broad range of resources and an equitable approach to achieving deep discovery, financial freedom, and legacy planning.

Inclusion is a Choice

We’ve seen the future—and it’s diverse. Each of us has a different lived experience, but we share a commitment to a fresh perspective on equity, advocacy, responsibility, and investing.


Leading by Example

We believe in proactive corporate citizenship that empowers our people and engages global communities for good.


Fostering Diverse Perspectives

Diverse and inclusive teams generate better ideas and reach more balanced decisions. We believe that tapping into our employees’ unique backgrounds allows us to add more value for our clients.

A Like-Minded Partner

We see our clients’ unique experiences, culture, and values as the fuel that drives them along a meaningful trajectory of wealth, influence, and impact. To ensure we’re aligned, we’ve made culture and values central to who we are—just as they are to our clients.

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Passion & Purpose

We empower our clients in pursuit of social impact and advocacy through responsible and purpose-driven investing. 


Lift As You Climb

We’re always happy to help clients express their philanthropic values in their communities or with cherished causes. 

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Trust & Connection

Our focus on diversity and inclusion creates an environment where our employees and clients can thrive, succeed, and find trust and connection.

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Featured Content

Giving by Design

Giving patterns have shifted in 2020, in response to the pandemic and social justice movements. Is your philanthropic plan flexible enough to support a pivot?

Empowering Economic Justice Through Financial Literacy

When Tanya Van Court’s 8-year-old daughter asked for a new bike and enough money to start an investment account for her 9th birthday, Tanya knew: “If I can get every child in Bed-Stuy and every child across America who looks like you to say that, I can change the world." James’s guests today work with passion and intention to solve the wealth disparities that exist in America. Karim Hill, Executive Director of The American College Center for Economic Empowerment and Equality, and Tanya Van Court, Founder and CEO of Goalsetter, aim to galvanize underserved people to achieve financial freedom through education, investment know-how, and more.

Embracing Impact

Travis Allen, Senior Investment Strategist and National Managing Director at Bernstein spoke with Valerie Grant, Senior Portfolio Manager—Responsible Investing at AllianceBernstein for a behind the scenes look at the delicate balance between environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors as well as financial factors in stock-picking.

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Let's Be Honest

The face and hue of wealth is changing, requiring outreach to evolve, too. ​We believe in the power of honest and open communication and the important role it plays in developing trust with our clients and communities. That’s why we’re not afraid of courageous conversations.

​​Women & Wealth

Women are controlling more wealth than ever and embracing their economic potential. Explore our unique space for female investors to learn, grow, and come into their own.

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Our Offices

Our team of advisors in 20 cities are ready and able to help you wherever you are.

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