Gary O'Brien is managing director of Ardent. With almost three decades of experience in financial services, Gary has gained Chartered Financial Planner status, is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments. His role mainly involves helping clients to clarify and achieve their financial goals, with the aim of making a positive difference to their lives.

Garry O'Brien from Ardent Financial explains how he changed business by appointing a business manager.

Ardent’s Gary O’Brien explains how a quiet evolution in the firm’s structure over the past couple of years and the decisions taken are putting the practice firmly on the map.

As a business, we can’t quite put our finger on our increased profile and client base over the past couple of years but the truth is, it’s a combination of decisions we’ve taken which have put us on the map and allowed us to move closer to being the business we want to be.