Nick Clay

Nick A. Clay, CFP®, AAMS® became a partner in January 2011. Nick is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ (AAMS®) designation, his Series 7, 66 and 99 securities licenses, and his Life, Accident, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance Licenses.

Nick has two main focuses, working with individuals and families to provide a holistic approach to wealth management and investments that encompasses everything from retirement planning to estate planning. His other focus is a rapidly changing area, which is working with businesses and the retirement plans that they offer their employees, and making sure that the business owners are getting a compliant plan while providing a high quality benefit to their employees.

He graduated from ETSU in 2005 with a Bachelor Degree in Corporate Finance with a concentration in Investments. He received a Certificate in Financial Planning from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in 2015.

As a certified SmartVestor Pro (SVP), Nick is committed to helping his clients reach their financial goals through smart decision making and long-term financial planning.

Nick was a 40 Under Forty Recipient from the Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia in 2011 and he is also a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership 2015 program. In the community Nick is a member of the Rotary Club and Grace Fellowship Church, and serves on the board of directors for Summit Leadership Foundation. Nick and his wife, Lacy, live in Johnson City with their three children.

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