Scott A. Simpson

Managing Director, Investments

With more than 20 years of experience as a financial advisor, Scott applies his extensive knowledge and strong listening skills to identify and prioritize the financial needs of each client. Using a comprehensive planning process, he creates customized strategies designed to manage, preserve and eventually transfer their wealth in accordance with their wishes.

Scott joined Raymond James through the 2012 acquisition of Morgan Keegan. He began his career as a financial advisor in 1992 with Prudential Securities, and worked for AmSouth Investment Services from 1995 until 2007, when the company merged with Morgan Keegan. Scott earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Auburn University.

A big believer in serving his community, Scott has been a board member for Camp Smile-A-Mile, Alabama's program for children with cancer. He has also served on the board of deacons at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church and as president of the Dawson Foundation.

Scott was raised in Montgomery and Selma, and moved to the Birmingham area in 1992, where he lives today with his wife, Lisa. They have three children, Will, Hannah and Elizabeth. In his free time, he enjoys jogging, hunting and all his children's activities.