Prior to being appointed to his current position in January 2012, Tash 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. In addition to his role as president of Raymond James & Associates, Mr. Elwyn also serves on the Board of Raymond James Bank and was formerly on the board of Raymond James Trust Company.
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 earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Emory University in 1993.
Over the years, Elwyn has contributed to Emory through his service with the Emory Board of Governors, the Emory College Alumni Board, the Alumni Admissions Network and as a mentor in the Emory Career Network. Mr. Elwyn is an alumnus of the Securities Industry Institute, an educational partnership between Wharton and SIFMA. He has continued his executive education by also completing the Strategic Thinking and Management for Competitive Advantage program at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at Wharton. Locally, Mr. Elwyn is active in the University of South Florida Corporate Mentor Program and is a board member for the St. Petersburg Opera. He was born in Boston and grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He is married and has two children.