A proud legacy of making a difference in people’s lives

Paula M. Knott

CEO, Four Pillars Financial Planning Group
Financial Advisor, RJFS
paula.knott@raymondjames.com

 

Paula’s over 30 years in the financial services industry has allowed her to form deep relationships with clients, who often refer younger generations to her practice. An easygoing advisor, Paula takes great interest in getting to know people and their view of their finances. She offers an experienced look at things, crafting plans designed to efficiently pursue clients’ goals.

She began her career in the financial services industry in 1986 with A.G. Edwards, where she rose in the ranks to become a senior investment broker. She has been named a top financial advisor in Sarasota County twice: once in 2011 and again in 2013. She was also recognized by the Women’s Resource Center as Woman of the Year in Sarasota County in the finance category 1995. In 2013 she joined Raymond James, forming Four Pillars Financial Planning Group along with her son, Jon.

Though she lived in Michigan until age 12, Florida is her home. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida.

She’s involved in adult faith and finance matters at her church, Epiphany Cathedral of Venice, where she was named volunteer of the year in 2010. She participates in small Bible study groups and is a member of the Women’s Resource Center.

She is married to Michael Barry Knott; they have two children, Jon and Jeffrey. In her free time she enjoys gardening and golf.