Kevin Beard

Chief Growth Officer and Founding Partner
Atria Wealth Solutions

An industry veteran who knows how to grow.

Kevin is responsible for the firm’s overall growth and acquisition strategy and financial professional recruitment.

Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in the independent broker-dealer (IBD) industry. Before founding Atria, he led the Recruiting and Acquisition Strategy division for AIG Advisor Group, where he developed the firm’s advisor recruiting strategy and led the comprehensive planning process for all acquisitions. He also successfully led numerous IBD platform acquisitions and established an advisor recruiting team.

Before his tenure at AIG Advisor Group, Kevin was a regional director with Rehmann and co-founded two companies: Innovative Advanced Resources, a specialized, high net worth investment distribution and business advisory firm serving financial advisors and asset managers, and Beard Management Inc., a wealth management consulting firm.

Kevin earned a Bachelor of Arts in finance from Kent State University. He currently serves as Northeast Ohio Corporate Chair for the Arthritis Foundation and Secretary for the FSI Marketing Council. He is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Bank Insurance & Securities Association.

Doug Ketterer

Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner

The vision and influence to advance an industry. Doug is passionate about the value of personal advice. He believes that customized solutions created by one advisor, working with one client, aren’t just the core of wealth management—but the key to its future. A well-known Wall Street thought leader with over 30 years in the industry, Doug is a sought-after source of ideas that elevate the advisor-client experience. With insight gained as a long-time Morgan Stanley executive, and a clear-eyed commitment to the principles he preaches, Doug is in the right place to lead Atria, its subsidiaries—and the advisors they serve—to a better future.