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Phil Williams joined Merrill in 2016 and is the managing partner of Williams and Associates. Phil and his team of investment industry professionals combine their industry knowledge and capabilities with the global resources of Merrill to provide a full range of wealth management services to his clients. In addition to his practice, Phil serves the Indiana market as Sales Manager and FADP Coordinator.
As a financial advisor and business leader for the past 22 years, Phil has developed a unique breadth of skills and experiences that lend themselves well to guiding his clients toward realizing their financial goals and objectives. Before joining Merrill, Phil was the Indianapolis Director of Wealth Management for Stock Yards Bank and Trust where he launched the market and quickly built a successful practice. Prior to Stock Yards, Phil worked at Morgan Stanley, CFD Investments, and spent a brief stint in the political world as Controller and Deputy Mayor for the City of Kokomo.
Phil attended IU where he earned an MBA in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management. Phil coaches varsity girls’ soccer at Eastern High School and travel soccer for Indy Fire Juniors where all his kids play. He is also involved with and supports the American Lung Association, Alzheimer’s Association, Indiana University Alumni Association, Murat Shrine, and other local groups. Phil and his wife Melissa live in Kokomo with their four children Mallorie, Heidi, Patrick, and Evan.
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.
Personalized advice, disciplined investing and ongoing review can make this a reality.
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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*Peace of mind is an aspirational state of mind that clients hope to achieve. There are no guaranteed results following completion of the Goals-Based Wealth Management process because markets can fluctuate and investments can lose value. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors work with clients to help them understand how the goals based wealth management process can help to address their concerns, financial situation and priorities.
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.