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June 10, 2024 at 5:15 AM PDT

Focus Financial Partners Further Strengthens Leadership Team With Four Key Executive Appointments

NEW YORK –  June 10, 2024 – Focus Financial Partners Inc., a leading partnership of fiduciary wealth management and related financial services firms, today announced four key executive appointments that build on the firm’s commitment to operational excellence, unlocking strategic growth opportunities, and delivering innovative solutions.

“We are excited to welcome these key leaders to the Focus executive team. Their expertise aligns perfectly with our vision and will help drive the rapid progress we are making toward becoming the leading fiduciary advice platform in the industry,” said Michael Nathanson, CEO of Focus. “Each individual brings us extensive experience in optimizing business operations that will help us amplify Focus’ position in the fiduciary advice space.”

Focus has announced appointments to the following roles.

David Lang joins as Chief Operating Officer and will lead the optimization of Focus’ operational efficiency and strategic corporate functions. Mr. Lang brings extensive leadership experience in business transformation and risk management to Focus, having most recently served as a Partner and COO of Enterprise Solutions at Apollo Global Management and prior to that as a Partner and COO at Goldman Sachs.

Kathleen Alcorn joins as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and will lead brand, marketing, and corporate communications to ensure alignment with Focus’ long-term business vision and strategy. Ms. Alcorn joins from Focus partner firm Connectus Wealth Advisers, where she was Chief Marketing Officer.

Lawrence Frers joins as Chief Human Resources Officer and is responsible for the overall enhancement and delivery of the people-related strategy at Focus. Mr. Frers joins Focus after more than two decades at Morgan Stanley, most recently having led human resources for its wealth management business.

Molly Bennard joins as President, International Operations and is responsible for the leadership and execution of Focus’ international growth strategy and overseeing the operations of its international business partners. Ms. Bennard joins with over 9 years of experience within the Focus family, having most recently led Focus partner firm Connectus Wealth Advisers as its Chief Executive Officer.

“Dave, Kathleen, Larry, and Molly are well-respected leaders who are making immediate contributions to our team,” added Mr. Nathanson. “I’m extremely optimistic for our future, and I look forward to working alongside each of these exceptional professionals.”

About Focus Financial Partners Inc.
Focus is a leading partnership of fiduciary wealth management and related financial services firms. Focus provides access to best practices, greater resources, and continuity planning for its affiliated advisory firms, which serve individuals, families, employers, and institutions with comprehensive financial services. Focus firms and their clients benefit from the solutions, synergies, scale, economics, and best practices offered by Focus to achieve their business objectives. For more information about Focus, please visit www.focusfinancialpartners.com.

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