Next week I am going for my 2nd and I believe final interview with the BM at Merrill. I am told that an offer will be made at this interview or the day after. I don't have anyone in my natural market that I would consider HNW, so I am in for a steep climb to the top. I understand that groups and networking will be very important, but I was hoping that experienced FAs can give suggestions or tell stories about how they (or someone they know) made it without a natural market. I have ideas but experience is the best teacher. Please post up ideas. Thank you in advance.