Our Story

We are dedicated to providing unparalleled service and resources to our clients driven by top Sales and Trading and Investment Bank global insight and intellectual capital with the feeling of a Boutique family office. My team takes a big picture view to your financial needs. We anticipate and manage risk. It goes far beyond just investment selection and portfolio construction, which is why we serve only a select group of high net worth individuals, families and corporations so we can ensure dedicated service far beyond just the markets.
Services Include
  • Philanthropic Services
  • Sustainable Investing1
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Corporate Retirement Plans2
  • Life Insurance3
Securities Agent: NC, TX, SC, NY, MN, GA, CO, AL; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
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My Clients

We work with a very select group of ultra-high net worth individuals, families, and corporations.

    Working With You

    Boutique white glove service of a small team coupled with the resources of a global financial powerhouse - a top tier institutional sales and trading platform, research desk, and investment bank. We give our clients premier access, depth, and breadth to products and intellectual capital others cannot.

    I am committed to providing customized strategies suited to your individualized goals. Using a comprehensive wealth management strategy, we analyze your current financial situation and identify and implement strategies that assist you in reaching your personal financial objectives. Typically, people segment their financial needs and are not able to integrate all aspects of their financial health. We coordinate our services with client's CPAs and attorneys to leverage the expertise of various key advisors and ensure a cohesive and integrated relationship for the complex needs of high net worth families and large corporations.

    Step 1: Discovery - A baseline to learn what matters to you, where you currently are, and where you would like to be
    Step 2: Proposal - A customized plan focused on helping achieve your goals with the highest probability of success 
    Step 3: Implementation - A head start to helping accomplish the things in life that are essential to you


      Kristan began her career on Wall Street as an Associate in the Morgan Stanley Institutional Securities Group, where she was responsible for fostering senior client relationships between the Firm’s top 200 Sales and Trading and Investment Bank Clients.

      Kristan was also a senior consultant advising C-level executives on strategy and corporate finance so she understands the complex needs executives and business owners are faced with. Kristan also was the Associate Complex Manager for a 12 branch region at Morgan Stanley, helping to manage over 200 Financial Advisors, before starting her own practice.

      She was a Captain in the Air Force for 6 years working in procurement, senior strategy and acquisitions. Kristan is very passionate about supporting and giving back to those who serve.

      She lives in Charlotte with her two daughters, River and Lucca. On her free time she enjoys being very active outdoors, traveling, trying new restaurants and working out. She believes that your financial and physical health is vital to your overall wellness.

      NYU Stern School of Business, M.B.A in Finance and Strategy
      B.S in Biology and Chemistry, University of Colorado Boulder, Cum Laude


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