Dodd McGough

Dodd has experience in business development, operations, compliance, and technology.  He has previously served as an investment broker, regulator, CCO, and SVP of Business Development.

Paul Osterberg

Paul has experience in technology, business development, marketing, and operations.  He has previously served as a COO, CMO, and SVP of Operations and Systems. 

  Our Mission

    To help financial services firms solve their most challenging

   strategic business issues through critical thinking, rigorous

   project management, and/or the savvy use of practical   




Comprehensive business and technology consulting services you and your company can trust.


Our Principals have practical experience as executives at successful national independent broker dealers and investment advisors.  We have experience running independent financial advisory firms.  We have worked with and for regulators.  We are adept at automating operational and compliance functions.

We are able to help you to redesign front office technology solutions for advisors, institute a move from commission focused business to fee business, or integrate and rollout various value added services and/or technology provided by the home office to its advisors.  We have helped numerous broker dealers evaluate their clearing and custodial relationships gaining the most from your existing or new partners. 


We maintain an established close-knit team of preferred experts in the areas of technology, marketing, graphic design, compliance, and regulatory services and can leverage such relationships for our client's benefit.

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Strategic Business Planning

Strategy Basecamp works with your team to develop strategic business or IT plans customized to focus your firm's efforts on achieving its goals.  We also offer benchmarking services designed to help you understand how your firm compares to the industry.


02. Project Management 

Our experience integrates functional knowledge across operations, technology, compliance, sales, and marketing.  We are rigorous in managing the details of "who gets what done by when".  We have numerous templates for many types of projects and employ proven processes to get results.


03. Technology Consulting 

We have implemented or assessed a majority of the leading platforms or software vendors in our industry.  We are adept at vendor selection, working with various custodial or clearing platforms, and integrating the implementation of solutions used in the financial services industry.


Our services can be focused at the institutional-level (i.e. BD/IA home office, advisor network, etc.) or at the financial advisory practice level.


Our engagements can be priced on an hourly, project-based, or deliverable basis.  Our delivery is customized to each client's needs and desires.

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