Vince’s career spans 28 years in U.S. wealth management, international wealth management and private banking. He joined Sanctuary Wealth in 2019 after serving on Merrill Lynch’s senior leadership team and executive committee. As Managing Director, Vince ascended into the role of one of six divisional executives responsible for leading Merrill Lynch’s Wealth Management business. He also served as a Bank of America Market President in Texas, selected by the CEO to bring together various statewide lines of business to deliver the bank’s strategy to clients and the local community. Vince built his early reputation as a successful financial advisor first at Shearson Lehman, then at Merrill Lynch, earning the designations of Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Chartered Retirement Plan Counselor (CRPC®) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®).
Having spent twenty-five years himself as a financial advisor at Hambrecht & Quist, UBS PWM, and Credit Suisse, Mr. Gershman brings a unique perspective to the recruiting and consulting world of financial advisors. With this real-life experience, he now runs the family consulting firm his father founded 40 years ago who also was an advisor at Merrill Lynch for 25 years. Now as CEO of The Gershman Group, his reputation is exceptional throughout the wealth management industry including many of today’s largest Barron’s and Forbes teams and is also highly regarded with leadership throughout Wall Street including large and small banks, boutiques and independents. Roger is widely published via Podcasts, private white papers, and quoted and published articles in Advisor Hub, BrokerChalk, Forbes and Barron’s amongst many others.