Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
James has been in the financial services industry for over 11 years and has earned his Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM, AAMS® designation and his Retirement Accredited Financial Advisor, CPFA designation. While working with various specialists, James services estate and wealth transfer strategies, education planning, retirement plan consulting, wealth preservation and insurance planning recommendations. You may also benefit from the experience of a Wealth Management Lending Officer from Bank of America, N.A. who can provide strategic and personalized home financing guidance focused on your needs. Working together, your Financial Advisor team and Lending Officer can draw upon an expansive array of home financing solutions designed to fit into your overall financial strategy and help you pursue your financial objectives.
Before his starting his career as a financial advisor – James proudly served in the US Army as a paratrooper. James was honorably discharged after serving several courageous years of service in the Army and received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Phoenix.
He is very much involved with the community and is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and is a member of the Christ Church of the Valley.
James resides in North Phoenix with his wife and five children – Mason, McKynna, Lincoln, Layden and Dallas.
Retirement Accredited Financial Advisor RAFA
Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM and AAMS® are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning
The Wealth Management Lending Officer does not offer investment advice, nor make recommendations on investment products.
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.
University Of Phoenix
Personalized advice, disciplined investing and ongoing review can make this a reality.
Supported by the global resources of Merrill, my team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, as well as banking, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By periodically checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial strategy, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.
We'll meet with you periodically to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We'll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial strategy to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. We can help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
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Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, I can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can I offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment strategy to pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
Getting to know you is our primary goal.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, we will build a strategy that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.