As President of Raymond James & Associates (RJA) since January 2012, Tash Elwyn supports the financial advisors in our employee Private Client Group. He also serves on the Board of Raymond James Bank and was formerly on the Board of Raymond James Trust.
Prior to being appointed to his current position, Elwyn served for five years as divisional director, senior vice president of the Atlantic Division of RJA. In that role, he devoted his energies to attracting new advisors to the firm and supporting advisors’ growth plans and adoption of best practices. Elwyn began his career at Raymond James in 1993 as a financial advisor trainee out of college. After building a successful practice, he became an assistant branch manager in Atlanta and subsequently a branch manager in Chattanooga.
Elwyn is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta and has continued to be active with the school throughout his career. He has served on the Emory Board of Governors, the Emory College Alumni Board and the Alumni Admissions Network, and has been a mentor in the Emory Career Network.
Elwyn is also an alumnus of the Securities Industry Institute, an educational partnership between the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Associations (SIFMA), and completed the Strategic Thinking and Management for Competitive Advantage program at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at Wharton. Most recently, he attended the Darden/SNL Executive Program in Bank Financial Leadership at the University of Virginia. Alongside other top executives throughout the state, Elwyn was a member of the 2016 Florida Executive Leadership Program.
A native of Boston, Elwyn grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia, and today lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, with his wife and two children. He is active locally in the University of South Florida Corporate Mentor Program, as a board member of the St. Petersburg Opera, the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Pinellas Education Foundation.
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