Lifetime Connect hires Scott as MD


Lifetime Connect has hired Dom Scott as managing director of the financial support services company, replacing Steve Fryett who becomes managing director of Quilter Financial Planning.

Scott will also serve on the board of brokerage platform 360 Dotnet.

Scott joins brokerage firm Alexander Hall, where he was also a managing director, stepping down in July after seven years in the role. He had previously served as Sales Manager since May 2015 and had worked for the company for nearly 16 years.

During his tenure as head of Alexander Hall he grew sales by 172%, profits jumped 700% and market share grew by 42% while overseeing more than £14billion in loans.

Lifetime Wealth Management, part of the financial services company Lifetime Group, is an appointed representative of Quilter Financial Services and Quilter Mortgage Planning. 360 Dotnet is also part of the Lifetime group.

Fryett was one of the founders of Intrinsic, the predecessor of Quilter Financial Planning, working for the company from 2005 to 2019 before joining Lifetime in August 2019 as Managing Director of Lifetime Connect, the largest company of Quilter’s appointed representation with approximately £1.4 billion of clients. assets under advisement.

Lifetime Connect Managing Director Paul Merrigan said, “I have worked with Steve for many years and we have made great strides in moving Lifetime Connect forward through difficult times. We wish him well and look forward to continuing to work with him as we strengthen our strategic partnership with Quilter.

“I am also delighted to welcome Dom Scott to the company. Dom is a leader in the mortgage and protection industry that will help us continue our growth journey. »

Lifetime Connect Managing Director Scott adds, “I have known Paul Merrigan and Steve Fryett for many years and look forward to executing our ambitious growth plans alongside a top-notch management team, who will is committed to providing excellent service standards for mortgages. , protection and financial planning.

“Joining the board of 360 Dotnet, which brokered £37 billion in loans in 2021, will ensure these growth aspirations are supported by cutting-edge technology solutions.”

Fryett, managing director of Quilter Financial Planning, said, “I have thoroughly enjoyed the past three years working closely with Paul and the management team at Lifetime Connect as well as the advisors and business managers of members of Connect.

“Navigating the business through the pandemic and the various lockdowns that followed has been difficult, but we have continued to grow and the business is in a strong position to build on. I know I leave Connect in good hands with the appointment of Dom Scott.

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