CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snowden Lane Partners, an independent, advisor-owned, wealth advisory firm dedicated to providing client-focused advice in a values-driven culture, today announced that Paula Oddone has joined the firm as Partner and Managing Director.
Based in Snowden Lane’s Coral Gables office, Oddone joins Snowden Lane with $137 million in client assets, having served both domestic and international clients over the past three decades, with particular experience in international markets such as Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Panama, and Colombia.
“I’m excited to be joining a firm where I’ll have the opportunity to prioritize my clients’ best interests,” said Oddone. “Snowden Lane offers advisors the opportunity to operate with flexibility and freedom, without conflicts or pressure. The environment they have built presents endless opportunities for my clients to grow and achieve their financial goals, and I can’t wait to get started.”
“Snowden Lane has always sought to attract top international advisors and Paula will be a valuable addition to the firm,” said Doug Flaherty, Managing Director, Northeast. “The depth and breadth of her experience across international markets will be a valuable asset for our team, but more importantly, for her existing and prospective clients. We’re thrilled to have her join us.”
Prior to Snowden Lane, Oddone served as a Senior Vice President of Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors from 2009-2021, advising institutional and high net worth clients predominantly in Latin America and the Caribbean. She was a member of the Wells Fargo International Advisory Board and consistently earned Premier Advisor status while at Wells Fargo. Before joining Wells Fargo, Oddone also held sales and advisory roles at Prudential Securities, Oppenheimer & Co., Kidder Peabody/PaineWebber and Wachovia Securities.
“Over the past 30 years, Paula has proven herself to be a top-rated advisor and wealth management professional,” said Greg Franks, President and COO of Snowden Lane Partners. “Her dedication to her clients illustrates all the qualities we look for in a partner and colleague, and we are certain she will be an excellent addition to our team.”
Added Rob Mooney, Snowden Lane’s CEO, “We’re encouraged by the strong recruiting growth we’ve seen so far this year, and it’s been great to see so many fantastic individuals join the Snowden Lane team. The continued interest from the advisor community, particularly those who cater to international clients, has been phenomenal, and we’re looking forward to welcoming Paula.”
Since its founding in 2011, Snowden Lane has rapidly built a national brand, attracting top industry talent from Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, UBS, JP Morgan, Raymond James, and Wells Fargo, among others.
The firm has 116 total employees, 65 of whom are financial advisors, across 12 offices around the country: Pasadena and San Diego, CA; New Haven, CT; Coral Gables, FL; Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; Baltimore, Salisbury and Bethesda, MD; San Antonio, TX; Buffalo, NY, as well as its New York City headquarters.
The Financial Times named Snowden Lane to its elite FT 300 list in 2020 for the sixth-straight year, recognizing it as one of the top independent RIA firms in the U.S. The firm was also included in the Barron’s 2020 Top 100 RIA Firms ranking, and many of the firm’s advisors have been recognized as FT 401 Top Retirement advisors, and a number by Forbes/Shook as Forbes Best-In-State Wealth advisors.
About Snowden Lane Partners
Snowden Lane is a nationally branded, open-architecture, hybrid registered investment advisor and broker-dealer that provides wealth advisory services to high net-worth individuals, families, and institutional clients.
Snowden Lane is led by an experienced team of industry executives, including Lyle LaMothe, Chairman of the Board of Managers, Rob Mooney, Managing Partner & CEO, and Greg Franks, Managing Partner, President & COO, who are dedicated to building a client-focused, nationally branded, boutique wealth advisory partnership.
Snowden Lane is headquartered in New York City and operates an SEC registered investment adviser and a broker-dealer. Snowden Lane provides a multi-custodian, multi-currency platform, with aggregated performance reporting and leading analytical tools for clients and advisors. It further provides full operational, finance, compliance, human resources, and financial advisor transition support to its financial advisors.
For more information about Snowden Lane, please visit www.snowdenlane.com.