Episode 3: Blaine Aikin
Today we will be uncovering the narrative that led Mr. Blaine Aikin to his current role as Executive Chairman of Fi360. Aikin has a broad range of expertise having managed products for both fiduciary (high net worth & institutional) and non-fiduciary (brokerage) distribution. He has served as Chief Knowledge Officer of Fi360 & Director of Product Development and Management for PNC Financial Services Group. Additionally, he is the author of the monthly Fiduciary Corner Column in InvestmentNews magazine, and in 2012 was named by RIABiz as one of the 10 most influential individuals in the 401(k) industry.
What experiences have curved or impacted Aikin’s leadership practices? Why Fi360? What motivates him to achieve success considering he has never gone from one job to another without taking a pay cut?
In this episode we begin with Blaine’s story and end with his passion around Fiduciary responsibility. We will discuss the implications of elevating professionalism within the financial field, the importance of overcoming fear of the unknown, and the value of taking a step back to move ahead.