CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower announces the launch of The Thrush Group, a Westport, Conn.-based advisory practice managing $250 million in assets. Managing Directors William L. Thrush and Meghan G. Rump lead the team, which was formerly with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The Thrush Group is HighTower's 10th transition this year.
"Distinguished advisors like William and Meghan—who are looking to serve their clients as an independent team with the support of a successfully established culture, brand and platform—thrive at HighTower," said Michael Parker, Chief Development Officer, HighTower. "We are proud to welcome The Thrush Group to our community of elite advisors."
"We joined HighTower for its sophisticated platform and client-first approach to wealth management," said Mr. Thrush. "As part of the HighTower community, The Thrush Group is now even better equipped to help our clients make financial decisions that benefit their families, their businesses and their legacies."
The Thrush Group has more than 25 years of combined experience. The team specializes in the development and management of financial strategies for private business owners and their families, working closely with clients to create portfolios that balance their personal and business financial aspirations.
"HighTower's dedication to transparency and array of best-of-breed resources positions us to grow The Thrush Group according to our vision for the future and the best interests of our clients," said Ms. Rump.
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