About us

Our team has a combined 15 years of corporate recruiting experience for an industry leading  Broker/Dealer. We have hired over 1,000 professionals for various roles at both the corporate and branch levels. From this, we have established a robust network of industry contacts at Wirehouses, Regional and Independent Firms, as well as Asset Management and Institutional relationships. Going beyond recruiting, members of our team have obtained industry licenses to better understand financial services and the roles that support our clients.


Paul Garcia


Managing Partner

Paul started his recruiting career in 2003 with Manpower,Inc, a Fortune 500 company, where he learned the foundation of staffing.  He then honed his headhunting skills at WilsonHCG where he first received exposure to financial services clients.  

Paul was quickly hooked on the financial services industry and became a TalentAdvisor at Raymond James Financial where he worked for seven years supporting all of the revenue-producing sides, including but not limited to the Private Client Group, Asset Management, and Capital Markets and working with the C-level suite.  Paul also managed a team of recruiters ranging from three to ten and helped launch the recruiting strategy for the Financial Advisor Trainee program.  

A graduate from the University of South Florida and a married father of two, Paul enjoys all sports, cooking, and beach time activities when he isn’t coaching little league sports.

Cory Rhoads


Managing Partner

Prior to forming TalentWealth, Cory worked for Raymond James & Associates as the Senior Talent Advisor for the Raymond James Advisor  Mastery Program. In this role, Cory developed and implemented a recruiting strategy for proactively sourcing and hiring new advisors to the program with a focus on quality and diversity.

Cory has a successful track record of placing professionals from entry level support roles to high level producers at branches within the Financial Services industry. 

Although his focus has been recruiting, he has developed a passion for the financial services industry and earned his Series 7 license and is currently pursuing his CFP. 

Cory earned a business degree from the University of Florida and is a happily married father of two. He currently sits on the advisory board for the University of South Florida’s Personal Financial Planning program and is an active member of Junior Achievement Tampa Bay.