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- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
Susan joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2007 with 21 years of experience in the financial services industry working with both individual and commercial clients. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Commercial Banking from Mars Hill College. Susan has earned a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards as well as a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designation awarded by the College for Financial Planning.
Susan is currently a member of the Waynesville Rotary Club and the Waynesville Rotary Foundation Board, serves on the Haywood Community College Board of Trustees and Foundation Board. Susan previously served on the Haywood County Community Foundation Board.
Susan believes that excellent service is the "key" to building long term client relationships. She provides guidance and advice for individual and business clients in building and preserving wealth across all areas of their financial lifestyle. She takes into consideration retirement strategies, wealth transfer strategies, college savings strategies, life and long term care insurance planning, as well as accessing Bank of America for lending recommendations.
Susan and her husband Michael reside in Waynesville, North Carolina and have three grown children, Brookely, Jarrett, and West, as well as a granddaughter, Remi and two four legged family members, Parris and Leo. Susan enjoys spending time on Lake Douglas in Tennessee, getting together with friends and family, visiting new places, and the escape of a good book.
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.
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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.
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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.