Hutchison Group Inc. Affiliates Practice with Independent Advisor Alliance

Charlotte, NC (May 18, 2015) Hiram Chip Hutchison, founder of Hutchison Group Inc., has affiliated his financial planning practice with Independent Advisor Alliance [IAA].

Hutchison Group Inc. has a simple but critical mission to help lead their clients to financial confidence. Since 2009, Hutchison Group has been developing investment strategies tailored to address its clients’specific financial needs. With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Hutchison has gained many insights along the way and considers it a privilege to serve his clients and share these insights. As an independent practice, the focus is on his clients and not the needs of a large parent company. Valued team members include Debbie Elkins and Parker Bennett both LPL Registered Assistants.

Robert Russo, founder and CEO of Independent Advisor Alliance, states, IAA members are independent-minded entrepreneurs focused on creating successful practices that aim to provide lasting value for themselves, their families and their clients. They value independence for the many choices it provides, from enabling them to be selective in the type of clients with whom they work, to deciding how to brand their businesses and best nurture individual client relationships.

Russo continued to say, Chip and his team are exemplary members of the IAA community. Their service model is commendable as is their strong commitment to one another and to their clients success. We are pleased to welcome them to our firm.

About Independent Advisor Alliance:

The Independent Advisor Alliance is a community hybrid RIA solution that fosters a dynamic, supportive environment for successful independent financial advisors.

Independent Advisor Alliance is powered by the resources of LPL Financial, the nations largest independent broker/dealer.* LPL is an enabling partner to more than 13,500 financial advisors and approximately700 financial institutions. * As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June1996-2014, based on total revenue.

About Chip Hutchison:

Chip is a sixth generation lifetime resident of York County, South Carolina and a 1986 graduate of The Citadel. Out of college, he started his career at a local bank and became a bank financial advisor in 1994. Chip lives with his wife and two boys in Rock Hill, SC. He is active in the community and has volunteered for various organizations including Boy Scouts, YouLead, South Carolina Youth Shooters Foundation and Junior Achievement.

Chip has his license in Life, Accidental & Health Insurance, holds Series 7 & 63 registrations through LPL Financial and Series 65 through IAA.


Holly Curtis, Relationship Manager, Independent Advisor Alliance


Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advice offered through Independent Advisor Alliance, a registered investment advisor. Independent Advisor Alliance and Hutchison Group Inc. are separate entities from LPL Financial.

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