Investment Management Process Our investment management process begins with you. Listening and learning about your goals, past investment experiences, time horizon and risk tolerance guides us in providing an appropriate investment plan for you. Combining our own in-depth research process with LPL Financial's intellectual capital and support, we are able to provide our clients with state of the art investment management services. We strive to provide excellent service and an investment experience that eases the stress of money management.Our process and philosophy can be summarized as follows:DiscoverWe start by understanding your goals and objectives, risk tolerance, time horizon and tax considerations. In addition, we dig deeper by asking questions that help us get to know your investment personality. Gathering this information allows us to build a portfolio in alignment with your goals and objectives and to better manage the impact of market swings on your investments.RecommendLeveraging external and internal investment research, we develop strategies designed to navigate various types of markets. Our rigorous screening process narrows the investment universe to what we believe will add the most value to your portfolio while still managing downside risk. Through the use of a broad array of investments, we not only strive to make you money, we strive to protect what you have already built.ImplementBased on the information gathered in the previous steps, we build a personalized portfolio that seeks to maximize your expected investment return within your risk comfort level.MonitorAs changes occur, both in the broader economy as well as for you personally, we will review and adjust your portfolio to accommodate for these new circumstances.