Our Qualifications

John Shaw was associated with Merrill Lynch for over twenty years in multiple management positions throughout the U.S. While at Merrill Lynch he managed an institutional portfolio consulting office with assets under management in excess of $2 billion.The office assisted some of the larger corporations in the central United States with investment portfolio design and consulting.

Due to his role with the institutional investment advisors at Merrill Lynch, he started his own financial services firm believing that his firm's clients, primarily executives and employee retirement participants, would benefit by eliminating the conflicts of interest, not offering proprietary investments and by implementing lower institutional pricing not found with wirehouses, insurance firms and banks.

John Shaw is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in International Studies and a Masters of Business(M.B.A.) from Pace University. His securities registrations include: Series 7, 24, 63, 65 and 66 (held with LPL Financial). Additionally, he holds insurance licenses in Accident & Health, Life Insurance, Variable Insurance and Annuities as well as obtaining the Accredited Investment Fiduciary(A.I.F.) Designation held by fewer than 500 United States investment advisors.