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Lisa Shaw, CPWA®, CRPC®, Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
Lisa is a Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch. Lisa brings more than 28 years of investment and financial services experience. After holding the position of investments trader for a large bank trust department, she became a financial advisor in 1995. She joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2006. As a Certified Private Wealth Advisor® professional, Lisa possesses the level of detail needed to serve high-net-worth clients in advanced wealth management topics such as portfolio management, retirement planning, risk management, tax planning, charitable and estate planning services, planning for closely held business owners, behavioral finance, and planning for executives.
Lisa's approach to wealth management is consultative and customized to the client's financial needs. Lisa expresses her professional knowledge to guide which wealth management methods should be applied at each stage of a client's life cycle. Lisa’s access to the investment insights and tremendous resources of Merrill Lynch, and banking convenience of Bank of America, helps address the various aspects of clients’ financial lives. High-net-worth individuals have unique needs that can’t be properly addressed by an advisor with a basic wealth management planning background. As a Certified Private Wealth Advisor® professional, Lisa identifies and analyzes challenges high-net-worth individuals face, developing specific strategies that are designed to monetize and preserve assets, minimize taxes, maximize growth, and transfer wealth for affluent individuals, their families, and their businesses. Lisa strives to deliver proactive and responsive service while helping clients pursue their goals.
Lisa holds the Series 6, 7, 63, 65, and 66 FINRA registrations, and is a registered insurance agent. Lisa holds the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designation (CPWA®), administered by the Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) and taught in conjunction with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Lisa also holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation. Lisa is a 1989 graduate of Iowa State University with a BBA in finance. Lisa does not provide tax advice in her role at Merrill Lynch.
In addition to the time she spends with clients, Lisa spends her time with her family. Lisa also volunteers for her church, and helps with her children’s school and extracurricular activities. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and four children.
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
London School of Economics
The University of London
Iowa State University
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