Advisor profile


My approach

Your financial goals are individual, and I can help you achieve them. I take the time to understand what’s truly important to you — whether it’s saving for college, retiring the way you want, making smart investments or anything else. The personalized financial advice I offer can help you prepare for the expected and unexpected things in life. As a result, you can feel more confident, connected and in control of your financial life. With the right financial advice, life can be brilliant.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Saving for Education
  • Small Business
18
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Qualifications

  • CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner

Education

  • BSBA from East Carolina University with a focus on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Interests

  • I am an avid boater and and enjoy saltwater fishing.
  • Also enjoy Motorcross, Tennis, and playing the guitar.
  • I am a Carolina Panther and Charlotte Hornets fan.
  • My wife and I are native Charlotteans.
  • We have two wonderful daughters and a son, Lily Grace, Charlotte McClain "Charley" and Briggs Leighton Fulghum.

Community participation

  • I support the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association .
  • “For our support of military veterans and their families, Ameriprise is honored to be recognized as a Yellow Ribbon Company* and a Military Friendly® Employer.

    * As of Oct. 28, 2015, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon recognizes Ameriprise as a Yellow Ribbon Company.”

Awards & recognition

  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2016

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.