Boosting the ranks of women advisors

Women have long been under-represented among the brokerage ranks, says Elizabeth McCourt. She offers her insights as we continue the dialogue from our Recruiters Roundtable.

Women have long been under-represented in the wealth management business. Despite making up about half the population, they account for less than one-third of all advisors, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

What's preventing that number from rising? A lack of viable onramps into the profession?

Elizabeth McCourt, a recruiter and president of McCourt Leadership Group, offers her insight as we continue the dialogue from our Recruiters Roundtable.