Last updated: 11:52 / Wednesday, 24 March 2021
Formerly in Morgan Stanley

Veteran Manager Ronald Thacker Becomes President of Americana Partners in Texas

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  • Thacker will be based in Austin, Texas, and will report to Jason Fertitta, Chief Executive Officer
  • He is a former Managing Director and Regional Director for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, where he worked 30 years before leaving in January 2020
  • "I am looking forward to working in the fast-growing independent space and see significant opportunities for Americana to build out its business"

RIA Americana Partners has announced in a press release that Ronald E. Thacker, a veteran wealth management executive, is joining the firm as President. He will be based in Austin, Texas, and will report to Jason Fertitta, Chief Executive Officer.

“I am delighted to be joining Jason and his impressive team at Americana Partners. I see great opportunity for any advisors who want to be entrepreneurs more than employees. I am looking forward to working in the fast-growing independent space and see significant opportunities for Americana to build out its business", Thacker said.

With 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, he is a former Managing Director and Regional Director for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, where he worked 30 years before leaving in January 2020. Thacker led Morgan Stanley’s Central Region management team, among other numerous leadership roles.

Meanwhile, Fertitta pointed out that he has worked with Thacker for over a decade and claimed to be "delighted" to have him join Americana Partners as President. “He has considerable stature in the industry, and we are looking forward to having him work on expanding Americana Partners in Texas and beyond. Ron possesses a high level of industry expertise, respect within the advisory community, and in-depth knowledge of the needs and objectives of advisors", he added.

Launched on April 29, 2019, Americana Partners is one of the industry’s largest breakaways and the largest single team to join the Dynasty Network. The firm has 3.5 billion dollars in client assets as February 2021, and offices in Houston, Austin, and Dallas, with longstanding ties to Texas

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