About Us

We know you’re busy, and that your time to arrange your financial affairs is limited. That’s why we keep things simple, and why we have purposely kept our practice focused on serving a select group of surgical specialists across the country.

 

We believe that by understanding your highly specialized and complex financial needs, and drawing upon strategic affiliate partners regarding tax-advantaged planning to help us design and implement a focused strategy, we provide lasting value to you and your family.

 

Robert W. Owen CLU®, ChFC®

Founding Partner

Bob Owen has been a financial consultant for more than 40 years. Since co-founding SCM with Ian Rose 2012, he has worked primarily with surgeons of all specialties across the U.S. to help them accumulate, manage, protect, and distribute wealth.

  • more about Bob…

    Focusing on protection as well as tax-advantaged income and wealth strategies, Bob helps private medical practices with buy/sell partnership agreements, disability buyouts, pension formation, practice management and benefits. Bob is experienced with addressing the complex financial needs of surgeons and frequently is an exhibitor at their annual professional meetings. A financial consultant with AXA Advisors since 1979, Bob established a strategic alliance in 2016 with Corporate & Endowment Solutions, Inc. (CES), an affiliation that allows SCM to offer corporate benefit and tax-favored planning strategies to high net worth individuals and organizations. Bob is also a Partnering Advisor to CES. Bob has successfully mentored two startup companies devoted to finding strategies for client investment and insurance needs, and during that time received a patent from the U.S. Patent Office (6,067,522, Health and Welfare Benefit Enrollment and Billing Method).

     

    California Insurance License Number 0K24313. Bob graduated from The College of William and Mary (B.A., Business Administration).

Ian Rose

Founding Partner

Ian Rose has more than 17 years of experience in the healthcare and investment field. Since co-founding SCM with Bob Owen 2012, he has worked primarily with surgeons and private clients across the U.S. to help them accumulate, manage, protect, and distribute wealth.

  • more about Ian…

    Focusing on protection as well as tax-advantaged income and wealth strategies for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses, Ian helps private medical practices with buy/sell partnership agreements, disability buyouts, pension formation, practice management and benefits. Ian is experienced with addressing the complex financial needs of surgeons and frequently is an exhibitor at their annual professional meetings.  Ian is a Partnering Advisor to Corporate & Endowment Solutions, Inc. (CES), which offers corporate benefit and tax-favored planning strategies to high net worth individuals and organizations.

     

    California Insurance License Number 0D17413. Ian graduated from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business (B.A., Finance).

David D. Brain MBA, CLU,® ChFC®

Advanced Planning

David Brain has worked in financial services for over 20 years. His focus is consulting with clients using life insurance to protect families, as well as to provide estate planning strategies and executive benefits.

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    David has extensive experience working with business owners and helping families plan for the distribution of their estates. He also conducts numerous seminars for clients and associates. Previously, David worked in the AXA Advisors’ Miami office and with Connecticut National Bank. He is a member, and volunteers on several committees for the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

     

    California Insurance License Number 0L71041. David earned a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Florida International University.

Jim Frank J.D., LL.M.

Advanced Planning

For more than 20 years, Jim Frank has helped individuals accumulate, manage, and plan for the distribution of wealth.

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    Jim has worked with clients and their legal and tax advisors to implement individual and business financial plans. He also has experience in the design and operation of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans.

     

    California Insurance License Number 0E45795. Jim received his B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. and LL.M (Taxation) from Temple University School of Law. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Estate Planning Council and The Financial Planning Association.

Strategic Affiliates

R.E. (Randy) O’Brien

Randy O’Brien is the Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Corporate & Endowment Solutions, Inc., a strategic affiliate of SCM that offers corporate benefit and tax-favored planning strategies to high net worth individuals and organizations.

 

A recognized leader in intermediary-sold and small-business executive retention solutions, Randy has been involved with designing, marketing and selling life insurance-based accumulation and distribution strategies for nearly 40 years. Prior to founding CES in 1996, he served as Divisional Vice President, Marketing and Product Development at American General Life, and Divisional Vice President, Product and Special Markets for Executive Benefits of American Brands Corporation.

 

California Insurance License Number 0D27688. Randy is a graduate of Butler University (B.A., Economics).

Partners

Surgeons Capital Management partners also have access to the services of two industry leaders to offer comprehensive investment products and services to our clients.

CESA Clients

CESA is a division of our strategic affiliate, Corporate & Endowment Solutions, Inc. (CES). Designed for busy surgeons and executives who need immediate access to their account information, CESA’s Administrative Service Platform also provides institutional analytics to screen, track, and monitor investment managers on the CES platform.

 

Corporate & Endowment Solutions Administration (CESA) is a Third Party Administrator and provider of technology solutions. CESA does not function as, and is not affiliated with, any financial institution. CESA is not owned, operated by, affiliated with, and does not conduct the business of AXA Advisors, AXA Network, or any of their affiliates.

AXA Clients

AXA Advisors, LLC offers a wide range of financial products designed to move you toward your goals, whether you’re looking for ways to save and invest, prepare for retirement, or protect your family or business.

855-726-7547

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40 Monument Road

Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004