Folkes, CFP®, CRPC®, RICP®
Senior Vice President – Investments, Phoenix Complex Manager
Ashley Folkes, CFP®, CRPC®, RICP®, has 20 years of experience as a top producer in wealth management and has held several leadership roles in his career. Past positions include various producing sales management roles with Merrill Lynch, AIG, and (most recently) as a founding partner and the Director of Private Client Solutions for Signature Wealth Concepts, a division of AXA- Advisors.
In his current capacity as a Senior Vice President – Investments and Phoenix Complex Manager at Moors & Cabot, Ashley is responsible for formulating and executing the growth strategy for the organization in the Arizona market place. In his private client services, he works with high net worth individuals, families, and unique business segments on providing customized solutions and guidance in the areas of wealth accumulation, wealth preservation, and distribution through estate planning, retirement income distribution, insurance and risk mitigation, and investment allocation.
Ongoing education has been a key component of Ashley’s career. In addition to a business marketing degree from Troy University in Alabama, Ashley holds FINRA registrations for the Series 6, 7, 63, 65, 31, 51, and 24, as well as a license for Life, Accident, and Health insurance in multiple states. He has also been awarded industry designations of Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), which is the standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning in the industry, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®).
Ashley has been a contributor in numerous financial publications and outlets such as Barron's, Morningstar, Investment News, MarketWatch, Financial Advisor Magazine, and The Street. He is also a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Investments and Wealth Institute.
Ashley is originally from Alabama and is happily married to his wife Meng. Away from the business, he is a competitive endurance athlete and gets the opportunity to compete in Triathlons all over the world.
Background and qualification information is available at FINRA's BrokerCheck website