Sheridan Road Financial Welcomes Senior Executive as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer


Chicago, IL – August 7, 2018 – Sheridan Road Financial, LLC, the 4th ranked Institutional Consulting and Private Wealth firm in the country according to Barron’s, has announced a significant and impactful hire as the firm embarks on its national growth plans. The firm announced that it has hired Kim Shaw Elliott as its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.

“We are very excited to have one of the most talented people in the industry choose Sheridan Road. Increasingly the best and brightest are turning to Sheridan Road because of our amazing culture, collaboration, inclusiveness, and thought leadership. Kim is one of the leading private sector ERISA attorneys in our industry. The significance of this hire can not be overstated,” said Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Bryant. Bryant further added, “we want to be the alternative to what is currently offered in the marketplace by focusing on a more holistic approach to helping our clients achieve financial confidence. We welcome the challenge of helping as many Americans as possible choose their day.”

Sheridan Road
Founded in 2005, Sheridan Road Financial, LLC works with institutions, private individuals and families throughout the United States, is independently held and does not create any proprietary products. Sheridan Road has over $13 billion in assets under management and serves more than 300,000 individuals through their retirement plan and wealth management practices.

Sheridan Road exists to help Americans choose their day! We do this by striving to be the premier institutional investment consulting and private wealth firm that consciously leads others on a sound financial path. The company strives to make an impact on the lives of its team members, clients and the communities in which they serve.

Kim Shaw Elliott helps investment advisors successfully navigate the complex rules founded in ERISA/employee benefits, securities law, broker dealer regulation and tax. As a lawyer in private practice, Kim represented broker dealers, investment advisers, insurance companies and others nationwide, with a focus on fiduciary responsibility. Kim has many years of experience working for industry-leading financial service companies as lead counsel and as an executive. She is a three-time graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, having earned her JD, LLM Taxation, and executive MBA there. Her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication – Radio Television was awarded by Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Kim holds the Fellow, Life Management Institute designation, was named President Emeritus of the Association of Corporate Counsel (St. Louis), chaired the Employee Benefits Committee of the Missouri Bar, is a frequent speaker at national conferences and writes about ERISA and securities topics. 

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 or engage in investment banking activities; this means advisors affiliated with LPL are not pressured or influenced by LPL to sell its products. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide are able to rely on the firm’s tools and resources to help them provide financial guidance and recommendations to help meet their clients’ needs. For more information about LPL Financial, visit

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Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Sheridan Road Advisors, LLC, a registered investment adviser. Sheridan Road Advisors and Sheridan Road Financial, LLC are separate entities from LPL Financial.

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