LEAWOOD, Kan., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariner Holdings, an independent financial services firm and the parent company of Mariner Wealth Advisors and Montage Investments, today announced the launch of Mariner Consulting. Mariner Consulting is a tax advisory affiliate that provides comprehensive compliance services, proactive, creative tax consulting and year-round tax planning for a wide range of clients.
Mariner Consulting focuses on identifying and analyzing a client's tax-saving opportunities and also assists with tax resolutions and with developing tax-saving strategies for clients. Led by managing partners Robert (Bob) Soza, CPA, and Stephen Creed, CPA, the Mariner Consulting team is comprised of tax professionals with decades of experience meeting the unique needs of high-net-worth families, senior executives, entrepreneurs, and privately held companies. The team is well versed in the complexities surrounding tax planning for various types of clients. With offices in Leawood, Kansas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mariner Consulting plans to expand to other markets where Mariner Holdings has a presence.
To support this expansion and the firm's rapid growth, Mariner Consulting is actively seeking to hire nearly a dozen additional tax professionals. Current opportunities include positions as managers and senior managers, as well as tax seniors and tax staff in both the Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Leawood, Kansas, offices.
According to Martin C. Bicknell, chief executive officer of Mariner Holdings, "The launch of Mariner Consulting is in direct response to feedback we've received from our clients that they require additional assistance with tax planning and advice related to tax strategies. We could not be more thrilled to welcome to our firm Bob, Stephen and the rest of the Mariner Consulting team. These are established industry professionals who will provide our clients with personalized services designed specifically to meet their needs. In addition, we look forward to bringing additional professionals on board and supporting them with leading benefits and resources to ensure they are in a position to provide exceptional services to our clients."
A rapidly growing and award-winning independent financial services firm, Mariner Holdings, through its affiliates, provides financial advice and investment management services that are based purely on the needs and interests of clients, a mission shared by Mariner Consulting. The launch of Mariner Consulting is the latest in a series of initiatives Mariner Holdings has undertaken to further its goal of delivering a wide range of solutions to meet diverse client needs. Other recent initiatives include the launch of Mariner Retirement Advisors, which provides 401(k) advisory services to plan sponsors throughout the country, the launch of Mariner Trust Company, which supports clients with trust and estate planning solutions, the launch of FirstPoint Financial, a firm dedicated to providing personalized financial advice with no minimum asset requirements, and the growth of Montage Investments' business through partnerships with boutique asset management firms.
"I am thrilled to be a part of launching Mariner Consulting with Mariner Holdings," said Bob Soza. "Mariner has an excellent track record of delivering unique solutions to meet clients' specific needs and that is what we strive to do from a tax standpoint. It is an exciting time for our associates and our clients, as we actively enhance both our services and our team. I look forward to what the future holds."
About Mariner Holdings
Mariner Holdings is a rapidly growing and award-winning independent financial services firm focusing on wealth and asset management through its two subsidiaries: Mariner Wealth Advisors and Montage Investments. Visit www.mariner-holdings.com for more information.
About Mariner Consulting
Mariner Consulting focuses on meeting the specific tax needs of high-net-worth families, senior executives, entrepreneurs and privately held companies. Through its team of professionals with decades of tax experience, Mariner Consulting provides proactive, creative tax consulting services and year-round tax planning for clients. The team's approach is to identify and analyze a client's tax-savings opportunities by assisting with tax resolutions and the development of tax-saving strategies tailored to the specific goals of each client. Visit www.mariner-consulting.com. For additional information about open positions at Mariner Consulting and Mariner Holdings, visit https://marinerholdingscareers.silkroad.com/.
About Mariner Wealth Advisors
Mariner Wealth Advisors is an independent, national wealth advisory firm that provides unbiased financial advice focused on meeting client needs. Mariner's expert wealth advisory teams strive to help clients achieve and maintain financial peace of mind – preserving the wealth they have created and building a legacy for future generations of family and business leaders. The firm's wealth advisory services include:
- Financial planning
- Investment advisory services
- Multi-generational wealth planning
- Risk management
- Executive compensation planning
- Business succession planning
- Family office services
- Retirement planning services
- Insurance consulting
Visit www.marinerwealthadvisors.com for more information.
SOURCE Mariner Holdings