Alex joined our practice as a partner in 2004 while it was affiliated with Legg Mason Wood Walker. In 2009, he co-founded Kairos Wealth Advisors of Raymond James.
Alex earned his Bachelor of Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, from Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business and Management. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®. He earned the Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM designation through the College for Financial Planning.
On five occasions, Alex has been named as one of Financial Planning’s Top 25 Regional Advisors Under 40. From 2017 – 2021, he has been selected by Forbes as a Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisor. In 2021, Forbes also designated Alex a Best-In-State Wealth Advisor. He is a member of Raymond James' Chairman’s Council.
Alex is Vice Chairman of Carroll Hospital Foundation and a Director at Carroll Lutheran School. He previously served 12 years as a Director and Treasurer of Carroll County Youth Service Bureau, several terms as Council President of Mount Union Lutheran Church and as a youth ministry volunteer.
Alex’s personal interests include his family, fitness, Christian apologetics and acoustic guitar. Alex and his wife, Cindy, live just outside of Westminster with their four very energetic kiddos—Charlie, Lydia, Evelynn and Henry. Filling out their family is their miniature dachshund Otis, who is the only Myers with blue eyes!
Chairman’s Council membership is based mainly on assets under management, education, credentials and fiscal year production. Requalification is required annually. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. No fee is paid in exchange for this award/rating.
Each year Financial Planning ranks the highest-producing advisors in wealth management who are under 40. Over 600 candidates were considered and 40 were chosen to receive the each list: the Top 40 Advisors Under 40 and the Top 40 Regional Advisors Under 40. Nominees for the rankings were 39 or younger as of Dec. 31, 2020, and were registered with an advisory firm in the employee channel. Production totals were used to determine the rankings. Nominees’ information was confirmed with their employers. Production and AUM figures are as of Sept. 30, 2020. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Financial Planning is not affiliated with Raymond James.
The Forbes ranking of "America's Top Next-Generations Wealth Advisors" data is provided by SHOOKTM Research, LLC. Data as of 3/31/2021. In 2021, Alex Myers ranked as number 198 out of 500 named advisors and over 33,000 total nominations. SHOOK considered advisors born in 1982 or later with a minimum four years as an advisor. Advisors have: built their own practices and lead their teams; joined teams and are viewed as future leadership; or a combination of both. Ranking algorithm is based on qualitative measures: telephone and in-person interviews to measure best practices, client retention, industry experience, credentials, review of compliance records, firm nominations; and quantitative criteria, such as: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. Investment performance is not a criterion because client objectives and risk tolerances vary, and advisors rarely have audited performance reports. SHOOK’s research and rankings provide opinions intended to help investors choose the right financial advisor and are not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client’s experience. Past performance is not an indication of future results. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK Research receive compensation in exchange for placement on the ranking. For more information, please see SHOOKresearch.com. SHOOK is a registered trademark of SHOOK Research, LLC. Out of 3,389 advisors considered, 500 made the final list in 2021. Minimum account sizes are general since it can vary depending on a range of circumstances. Advisors are judged on individual contribution but total team assets are shown, which can include one or more additional advisors. Minimum account sizes are general since it can vary depending on a range of circumstances.
The Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Out of approximately 32,725 nominations received, based on thresholds, more than 5,000 advisors received the award. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receives a fee in exchange for rankings. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC.
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