• Larry J. Smith, , CIMA®

    Managing Director, Investments

A native of Jackson, Tennessee, Larry received his Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama. Larry is a Managing Director of Investments and Investment Management Consultant* with Raymond James. He is a certified member of the Investment Management Consultants Association and has earned the Association's designation of Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®). Larry has more than 34 years of experience in financial planning and investments.

Larry was selected to become a member of the Institute of Investment Management Consulting (IIMC) at Raymond James in 2013, after attending a certification program and passing an examination covering essential investment management consulting topics such as asset allocation, manager selection, and portfolio construction. IIMC was designed to help financial advisors drive success in their consulting practices through advanced knowledge and concepts commensurate with many high level institutional money managers. IIMC members are selected based on their demonstrated commitment to pursuing a consulting approach in managing their practice.

Larry is past Vice President of Finance for the West Tennessee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and currently serves on the board of the West TN Council of BSA. He is past President of the board of the Regional Interfaith Association. Larry is a member and past President of the board of the Nashville Area United Methodist Foundation and United Methodist Development Fund of TN/KY, Inc. Larry is a member of First United Methodist Church in Jackson. Larry also enjoys all types of outdoor activities, history, music, Civil War artifact collecting and spending time with his wife Frances and their two daughters, Katherine and Virginia along with their two grandchildren.

The Investment Management Consultant designation is awarded to those who complete the Raymond James Institute of Investment Management Consulting program.

Investments & Wealth Institute (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks ”CIMA®,“ and ”Certified Investment Management Analyst®.“ Use of CIMA®, and/or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed The Institute's initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management professionals.

Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.