Tom Kennedy, CFP® Back

Managing Partner - Houston Office

“Financial consulting is the disciplined process of ongoing due diligence and a well-executed investment philosophy that can achieve two primary goals for you: managing your level of risk and balancing your natural behavioral tendencies to react.”

Tom was born and raised in Chatham, NJ where he graduated from Chatham High School.  He then went on to graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He has called Houston home since 2012 and like many other transplants, he came to Texas as soon as he could. He joined Global Wealth Advisors in 2018 and serves as our host of Your Money Momentum podcast which airs every other Friday.

Tom also serves as our host of Ask Tom Anything Facebook page, a Global Wealth Advisors program where he shares short video updates, commentary on hot topics, and answers your questions on anything financial related and beyond.

Tom started his finance career in 2007 at AXA Distributors where he was responsible for helping advisors guide and educate their clients in retirement income through different strategies, such as variable and fixed annuities. He then went on to PGIM Investments where he spent his time building investment portfolios made up of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and SMA’s. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification which is awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. He also holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 66 securities registrations with Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Advisor. His area of focus is targeted fixed income, equities, real estate and alternative investments.

Tom grew up playing ice hockey and has 3 younger brothers who all played, one of which is in the NHL. His hobbies include hockey, golf, CrossFit, running, trying new restaurants in town and traveling. He currently resides in Downtown Houston.

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