Meet Burt


Burt White serves as Carson’s Chief Strategy Officer, helping steer the company’s strategic focus as a member of the executive board.

In his role, his primary responsibility is to augment and elevate Carson’s opportunities for growth across the entire spectrum of corporate and investment strategy. Harnessing the power of the firm’s experienced Investment Research team, Burt advances Carson’s ability to deliver an unparalleled wealth management experience for partner firms, transform the investment platform for scale, and advance the digital client experience to redefine how the industry shows and talks about wealth.

A prominent voice and advocate for the independent advisor, Burt joined Carson after serving as Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at LPL Financial for 14 years. There, he fostered the development and evolution of LPL’s capabilities to effectively support advisor efficiency and growth. Prior to this, he worked for a decade at Wachovia Securities and spent time as an investment analyst at Mercer Investment Consulting. Burt received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the College of William & Mary, and he holds the Series 7, 24, 63, 65 and 87 registrations.

His passion for making a meaningful impact in the lives of clients and advisors, combined with his unique talent for client storytelling, adds a valuable component to helping Carson’s advisors best serve their clients and generate new business. He is an innovative leader who will continue to help Carson deliver on the firm’s mission to be the most trusted for financial advice.

Burt resides in the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area with his family.


Burt White is not affiliated with Cetera Advisor Networks, LLC.