Regional Director, Enterprise Growth - Great Lakes: IL, IN, WI at Avantax Wealth Management (Dallas, TX)

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Blucora has a bold aspiration: we are committed to giving all people the tools needed to lead healthy financial lives - tools often reserved for the wealthy.

We now turn to the next leg, developing the technological tools that make our vision of financial health for all a reality. Atypical for the financial services industry, we take a contemporary approach to strategy and product development that is founded in user insights, rapid testing, and a singular focus on driving end-user value.

Since charting new territory daily is part of everyone's job at Blucora, we've attracted team members who thrive on the challenge, encourage each other, and are passionately committed to the goal. If you agree that problem-solving is a team sport, and feel energized by a good debate, deep-dive research, or a fun night out with colleagues, we might be the right firm for you!

Position Summary

Avantax Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Blucora and sister company to TaxAct is seeking a Regional Director - Enterprise Growth (Great Lakes Region) that will be responsible for collaborating with Avantax Wealth Management's Financial Professionals to assist these firms in driving revenue growth and/ or increasing their professional acumen as practitioners of tax centric wealth management and financial planning. The REGC will be providing sales, practice management, and overall business support in a variety of areas such as compliance, marketing, investment strategies, client interaction, succession planning, and goal setting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the position are listed below. To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

Client engagement
  • Responsible for driving revenue and asset growth and increasing advisor retention.
  • Travel to multiple practices often each (~50% of the time).
  • Foster strong relationships with 100-150 top practices as the face of Avantax Wealth Management.
  • Act as a business coach through regular, systematic phone calls, emails, and face-to-face meetings.
  • Compose and present polished phone/in-person presentations to advisors with excellent delivery and understanding of materials.
  • Help advisors grow their business by promoting sales ideas, analyzing client cases, and developing recommendations and investment strategies.
  • Maintain working knowledge of products and services of all educational partners and collaborate with advisors on where those products fit in their business.
  • Connect and foster relationships with Advisors and Educational Partners to promote growth.
  • Compose an in-depth analysis of Advisor offices to make sound business recommendations on how to grow their financial services practice.
  • Develop content for and present at various Avantax conferences and meetings.


Collaboration with internal teams
  • Act as a voice for the advisors when working together with internal team members.
  • Refer advisors to the appropriate Avantax Enterprise Growth professionals for execution support.
  • Develop marketing materials and sales campaigns with the Marketing and Enterprise Growth teams.
  • Follow up with internal team members to ensure that all advisor requests and issues are promptly addressed, and interaction details are properly tracked and shared internally.


Leadership and teamwork
  • Build strong relationships with teammates, business partners, and specialists by fostering collaboration.
  • Provide leadership and direction to internal team members, business partners, and other resources in a highly matrixed organization.


Education & Experience
  • 10+ years in a wealth management role.
  • FINRA 7 & 63 licenses required.
  • CFP designation or similar preferred.
  • Additional securities licenses and designations may be required depending on the role.
  • BS/BA in business, finance, economics, accounting, or related field.


Required skills
  • Expert in Microsoft Office; especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio.
  • Demonstrated ability to be an integral team member on large-scale, complex projects.
  • Highly energetic self-starter.
  • Ability to prioritize alternative solutions, drive results, and influence senior leaders in a cross-functional, diverse environment.
  • Ability to meet designated business and sales goals of assets, revenue, profitability, and client satisfaction.


Physical Demand & Work Effort
  • Keying/typing, standing, walking.
  • Sitting for an extended period.
  • Constant mental and/or visual attention; the work is either repetitive or diversified requiring constant alertness in an office environment.
  • The job is typically performed under comfortable working conditions; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during the normal performance of the job.
  • Compliance with company attendance standards.


Comprehensive Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k) with company match.

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At Blucora, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, Blucora welcomes and celebrates diversity and inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At Blucora, you can expect a supportive, open, and inclusive atmosphere and a team that values your contributions.

Blucora, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Avantax Wealth Management, Avantax Planning Partners (formerly HK Financial Services), and TaxAct are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and any other status protected under federal or state law. Blucora considers information gathered in the hiring process, including information on this application, confidential, and only shares it on a need-to-know basis or as required by law.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or by calling 972-870-6000 to speak with a member of the HR Talent Acquisition team.
More Information on Avantax Wealth Management
Avantax Wealth Management operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX. Avantax Wealth Management was founded in 2022. It has 501 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 35 open jobs at Avantax Wealth Management, click here.
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