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Are you ready for some thoughtful discussions about how to meet and exceed the rigors of today's retirement industry? Join host Tom Lamendola, Chief Marketing Officer for Financial Independence Group, for a deep dive into the demands of today's retirement industry.

Each episode, Tom will lead a thoughtful discussion with leaders in the financial arena to create a unique show that's designed to serve both financial professionals and everyday investors.

Financial Independence Group (FIG) has been a leader in the financial services space for more than 40 years. Tom Lamendola joined FIG in 2017 and has been responsible for growing high performing teams and challenge organizations to reach their potential for more than 15 years.

Questions for Tom? Want to be a guest? Inquire at or by calling 800-527-1155.

Aug 13, 2021

Today’s guest is Dwayne Black, SVP and COO of Shutterfly, who brings a wealth of experience and business acumen to the show. We’ll talk all things big business and what he looks at from a leadership perspective, how he identifies and manages talent, and key business principles that he’s used throughout his career. There’s no doubt today’s conversation will resonate with independent financial professionals as well as small and medium-sized business owners.


About our guest:


Key Points:

2:39 – His background with Shutterfly

5:55 – Hiring the right people

8:20 – Finding team players that can work in multiple roles  

12:39 – Coaching and providing feedback

18:30 – Transitioning through an acquisition

23:22 – Upcoming marketing trends


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Phone: 800-527-1155