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The Chartered Financial Analyst credential is considered by many to be the gold standard in investment management designations. The average 4-year commitment and rigor for this designation speaks to the degree of dedication exhibited by its’ candidates. Chris Hammond is a CFA Charterholder.
Chris specializes in portfolio management, constructing asset allocations, and investment due diligence. His responsibilities range from assessing new and existing fund manager performance to evaluating the relative attractiveness of individual securities, sectors, and asset classes within the capital markets. In effect, Chris focuses the entirety of his time aligning client portfolios with their long-term goals and objectives.
Chris currently serves as a Trustee for the City of Lakeland Firefighter’s Pension Fund. In addition, he has completed thesis level research in behavioral finance and has a passion for helping clients overcome the natural psychological biases of investing. He holds the Series 7, 86, and 87 registrations with LPL Financial, and the Series 66 registration with Allen & Company and LPL Financial. Chris also holds an insurance license for Life, Health and Variable Annuities.
Chris is a graduate of Southeastern University where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Finance. While at Southeastern he was honored as the Most Outstanding Finance Major in his graduating class, and also maintained a 4.0 GPA. In addition, Chris played on the Southeastern golf team, serving as team captain during his senior year.