Angela Xavier is the Executive Vice President of Independent Advisor Services Business Consulting at LPL Financial, where she’s responsible for building and leading repeatable, systematic strategies to partner with and grow business-to-business relationships for our independent advisor network. Prior to joining LPL, Angela led the business-to-business Americas sales team at InterContinental Hotels Group, where she spent 23 years in a variety of operations and sales positions both in the field and in corporate positions. She focuses on seeing the big picture, listening to the business and marketplace, identifying opportunities, and developing the right strategy to drive sustainable results for clients and the business. She actively collaborates across the industry, serving in advisory board positions for industry organizations and foundations. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and enjoys speaking at educational institutions about women in leadership and talent development.