Harnessing the Potential Power of Dividend Growth – Reality Shares – 12.4.17


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Dividends can be a powerful tool, not only for income, but as a company health indicator. Dividend growth investing provides exposure to larger, well established companies, and potentially rewards investors in the form of expanding income and better overall performance.

Join us for this in-depth discussion where our experts will share eye-opening historical performance data and cover:

  • Dividend growth investing as a growth and income solution
  • Strategies for identifying potential dividend growing equities
  • How the Reality Shares suite of ETFs may help your client’s portfolios

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Eric Ervin
President and CEO
Reality Shares

Eric Ervin is the President and CEO of Reality Shares, a firm solely focused on the power of dividend growth investing. Eric launched Reality Shares in 2012 with the goal of providing investors an alternative range of indices, quantitative tools and rules-based ETFs helping investors and advisors analyze and access institutional-quality dividend investment strategies. Ervin wanted to come up with a better way to package and deliver dividend growth investment solutions to investors of all sizes. By bringing a unique forward-looking approach to dividend analysis and investment, Eric led the launch of investment analytics tools such as DIVCON, a dividend health analysis system, and the Guard Indicator, a directional market indicator to help investors and advisors. These tools were designed to help investors access the power of dividend growth, as well as providing alternative dividend investment solutions to manage risk.

Prior to the inception of Reality Shares, Eric served 14 years as a Certified Financial Planner practitioner and a Chartered Financial Consultant at Morgan Stanley where he built the Ervin Miller Group, a highly-recognized wealth management franchise. He also worked at Citigroup, Smith Barney, and Morgan Stanley across a number of wealth management roles.

Eric has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron’s, CNBC, Bloomberg and other media outlets. He is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.

Bob Dochterman
Executive Vice President
Reality Shares

Bob Dochterman helps lead commercial operations for Reality Shares, including marketing, sales, distribution and business development. Mr. Dochterman brings more than 25 years of financial industry leadership experience to the firm, including a deep understanding of the unique needs of institutional investors, financial advisors, intermediaries and other market participants.

Mr. Dochterman joined Reality Shares from Wealthcare Consultants, a sales, marketing and strategy consulting firm focused on the financial industry, where he was President. Before that he spent more than 10 years at Hotchkis and Wiley Capital Management, where he was Chief Marketing Officer responsible for sales, marketing and relationship management for their retail and institutional businesses. He also has served as a Managing Director and Western Division Sales Manager for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and in similar sales and distribution roles for Salomon Brothers and John Nuveen & Co. Mr. Dochterman earned a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Irvine.


Title: Harnessing the Potential Power of Dividend Growth
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour

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