With over 37 years of experience in the financial services industry, John Barnes advises clients on a broad range of investment and retirement planning strategies. Before joining Raymond James as a Senior Vice President of Investments, John was a Senior Portfolio Manager for Smith Barney. He graduated from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee with a bachelor's degree and holds Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses as well as life, variable annuity and long-term care insurance licenses. John takes pride in community involvement. He has served as Trustee for Pulaski Technical College from 1991 until 2012 and is a member of St. James United Methodist Church, where he has served on several boards and committees for over 18 years. When not working with clients or giving back to the community, John enjoys working in his yard, reading and spending time with his wife, Debbie, and two grown daughters, Megan and Christy, and their families.