Financial Services Executive
Ms. Stearns is a financial services executive with over three decades of experience at some of the largest and most innovative advisory firms in the U.S. She most recently served as CEO of Nestwise LLC, where she developed a national platform for delivering hiqh-quality financial advice to the American mass market.
Prior to Nestwise Ms. Stearns was President and Chief Operating Officer of LPL Investment Holdings, Inc., the largest Independent Brocker Dealer in the U.S. She also acted as Chief Information Officer during her 16 years at LPL, building the company's BranchNet tool, which provides advisors with technology platform access to help manage and streamline their daily business processing. Prior to LPL, she managed financial technology initiatives at Charles Schwab as Vice President of Information Systems. Ms. Stearns holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago.