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Clay Young is a Merrill Financial Advisor based out of Kansas City, MO. Clay is originally from Lansing, KS, where he attended Lansing High School and excelled both in the classroom and on the basketball court. He first attended a local community college where he was awarded a basketball scholarship, until enduring a life changing knee injury that ultimately would lead him to the University of Kansas. At Kansas, Clay was an invited walk-on to the basketball program where he would letter three years, winning three Big 12 Championships and a trip to the NCAA Final Four as a senior. Off the basketball court, Clay was an honor student, member of the Student Athlete Leadership Council, and was an Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection his senior year. Clay knew early on he wanted to go into client representation, but thought it would be as an agent representing professional athletes. A senior advisor at Merrill in Wichita recruited him to to the firm out of KU, which opened an opportunity to work in Kansas City and has led Clay to running his own practice out of the Plaza office today.
Clay's wealth management practice in his own words:
"As a Merrill Financial Advisor, my goal is to help my clients lead the best life possible. I do this by helping people make smart financial decisions through life's transitions, and beyond.
My practice is built on transparency and delivering a quality wealth management experience to my clients. I truly enjoy helping people, and helping folks maximize their money today while planning for tomorrow is my passion. As a former member of the University of Kansas Men's Basketball team, I know firsthand how much hard work, discipline, and preparation it takes to achieve major goals. I use these same values in helping my clients achieve their own goals. With the backing of banking and lending specialists, along with Merrill's technology and research, I deliver a personalized, comprehensive wealth management service to my clients. Whether that be retirement income, investments, estate planning services, wealth transfer, or tax minimization strategies, I help my clients answer the question, "What would you like the power to do?"."
University of Kansas
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4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
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