BrightScope, Acceleration Retirement Team on Prospecting Solution

March 9, 2010 ( – A new partnership claims to offer retirement plan advisers a new way to prospect and acquire plan sponsor clients.

Retirement plan rating service BrightScope has announced a strategic partnership with Acceleration Retirement, a provider of practice management, marketing, and lead generation services for advisors, to create what the firms called “the most complete end-to-end prospecting and client acquisition solution for retirement plan advisors ever assembled”.     

According to a press release, adviser will gain access to BrightScope’s data and analytics, benchmarking tools, and custom reporting, along with Acceleration Retirement’s marketing, lead generation, and practice management expertise.

“Top advisors are already using our Advisor Central product to increase their win rates, shorten their sales cycles, and more efficiently identify and then prospect for new business,” said Mike Alfred, CEO of BrightScope, in the release. “This partnership with Acceleration takes our industry leading capabilities to the next level and ensures that the forward-looking advisors that work with us will be huge winners in the coming years.”

More information about BrightScope is available at, and about Acceleration Retirement at