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As a Merrill Financial Advisor, Scott's primary goal is to be a consistent source of strength in a client's financial life. Key to this effort is gaining an in-depth understanding of what's most important to clients, both on a personal and financial level.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Scott was an independent advisor whose practice centered around working with small business owners and their families on business life insurance planning, estate planning services, and employer-sponsored retirement plans. Having worked in the financial services industry since 2003, Scott leverages his experience, the firm's extensive resources, and strategic partnerships with other Merrill Financial Advisors to provide customized wealth management and retirement planning strategies to clients. Scott also serves as the Senior Resident Director of the Dothan office and holds the Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) designation.
A native of Dothan, Scott is married to wife Caleigh and is the proud father of 9-year old twins Henry and Oliver. Away from the office Scott is an avid musician and enjoys spending time with his family at the beach. Scott is also a founding member and the current President of Live @ The Opera, Inc., a local non-profit concert and event promotion company whose mission is to bring regional and national musical acts to perform at the historic Dothan Opera House.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.
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2 Banking, mortgage and home equity products offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3 Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
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