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Marcus joined Merrill with a background as a strategy and operations consultant consisting of over 10 years of federal financial management experience developing financial management policy guidance, oversight, and execution functions. He has cultivated deep project and program management, business case, financial analysis, audit and accounting standards, enterprise architecture and strategic planning skills through his progressive experiences with nonprofits, state and local governments, federal agencies, and fortune 50 corporations. Additionally, he holds the Series 7 and 66 FINRA registrations, as well as his Life and Health Insurance Licenses.
Among the reasons he chose to join the financial services industry is his desire to help others. This passion to help stems from his experience and the financial challenges he has watched friends, families or himself experience in the past. His purpose is to help others define their goals, establish a wealth management strategy centered on their priorities and then help them to adjust their strategy, as needed, as the inevitable changes in life occur.
Using the broad investing resources of Merrill, Marcus can also assist with strategies for income management, education funding, retirement income planning, and guidance for executives with concentrated stock positions, traditional and alternative investments, wealth transfer and estate planning services. And with your permission he can also work closely with your other professionals, such as attorneys, accountants and specialists, to help you pursue your goals.
DISCLOSURE: Some or all alternative investments may not be suitable for certain investors. Certain alternative investments carry significant risk and are not subject to the same regulatory oversight as mutual funds and other traditional investments. For these reasons, access to alternative investments may be limited to investors who are designated as sophisticated, high-net-worth investors.
Marcus received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Bowie State University where he graduated Pi Sigma Alpha, and his Master of Art in Public Administration from Howard University. Marcus resides in Anne Arundel County with his wife Lisa and their 7 year old son. As a former collegiate football player, he credits team sports with shaping his professionalism and in his spare time he can be found paying those lessons forward through participation in youth sports and volunteering with organizations in the local community.
Bowie State University
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2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
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