Katie Connors CFP - Wealth Management
2011 LIBN 50 Most Influential Women
Ms. Connors has more than 15 years of professional experience in financial planning. She received her Certified Financial Planner designation in 1996 and has earned several securities licenses (Series 7, 24, 63, 65) as well as her New York State Life and Health insurance licenses. She is also a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). Katie also serves as AVZ Wealth Managements' Chief Compliance Officer. AVZ Wealth Management, LLC is an SEC registered investment advisory firm.
Ms. Connors began her financial planning career with Legg Mason, Inc., a regional brokerage firm in Baltimore, Maryland. At Legg Mason, she helped develop their financial planning and asset allocation programs. Prior to AVZ, Ms. Connors was the Manager of Financial Planning for Chase Investment Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JP Morgan Chase. She joined AVZ Wealth Management, LLC in May 1999 and was promoted to partner in January 2008.
Ms. Connors' expertise involves investment planning and asset management. She is responsible for managing client assets as well as providing other financial planning services such as retirement and estate planning, employee benefit plans, and risk management.
Ms. Connors received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Finance from Loyola College in Maryland.
Ms. Connors is a member of the Long Island Business News' 2011 class of Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business. She has served on the Board of Directors for Mercy Haven, a non profit housing corporation for people with mental illnesses. Currently she serves on their Advisory Board and is a member of Mercy Haven's Finance Committee.
Ms. Connors is licensed to sell securities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermontand Virginia. In New York she is licensed to provide both investment advice and sell securities. This is not an offer to sell securities or provide investment advice in any other state or jurisdiction.
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