Four New Advisors Join Financial Advocates in the First Quarter

by | Apr 11, 2018 | HIDDEN

OLYMPIA, WA., April 11, 2018 – Financial Advocates transitioned four new advisors in the first quarter of 2018 all in search of more freedom and flexibility.

“Each advisor who joins our team has a unique practice with their own vision of the future,” said Gary Campbell, Chairman and CEO Financial Advocates. “What is similar is the desire for increased flexibility and freedom. We are dedicated to helping independent advisors grow and progress on the path to greater independence, regardless of where they are now.”

Below are the four new advisors to join Financial Advocates and their firm names.

  • Garrett Parker, Capital Family Office
  • Jason Clapp, Gesa Financial Solutions
  • Gabriel Barajas, Gesa Financial Solutions
  • Darrel Lawrence, Independent Financial Advisor

About Financial Advocates

Financial Advocates, LLC (FA) provides servant leadership in the financial advice market and serves as a financial advisor’s primary ally through the transition, growth, and ongoing management of an independent practice. Organized in 1996, FA now serves over $11 billion in total assets; $3.4 billion in assets managed through the Registered Investment Advisor, Financial Advocates Investment Management (FAIM); $1.4 billion in assets managed through the Registered Investment Advisory subsidiary to LPL Financial (LPL); $3.5 billion in brokerage assets served through LPL; and approximately $2.7 billion in 401(k) assets advised. FA’s experienced and diverse staff delivers intensive support to advisors as they transition to an Independent Broker-Dealer, a Hybrid RIA, or a RIA to achieve pure independence. Advisors then enjoy concierge-level service in business development, regulatory compliance oversight, operations, IT, marketing and investment management. FA provides services to more than 200 independent financial advisors, 12 banks and credit unions, and more than 100 support staff.

Financial Advocates and its affiliates have 27 home office employees with office locations in Olympia, WA and Tacoma, WA. For more information, please visit

*As of January 2018


About LPL Financial

LPL Financial is one of the nation’s leading financial services companies and a publicly traded company under ticker symbol LPLA. The firm’s mission is rooted in the belief that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. LPL does not offer proprietary investment products of engage in investment banking activities; this means advisors affiliated with LPL are not pressure of influenced by LPL to sell its products. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide are able to reply on the firm’s tools and resources to help them provide financial guidance and recommendations to help meet their clients’ needs. For more information on LPL Financial, visit


Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Financial Planning and Investment advice offered through Financial Advocates Investment Management, a registered investment advisor. Financial Advocates Investment Management, Financial Advocates and LPL are separate entities.