Jim Ed Summers is a senior vice president, wealth management with Raymond James in the firm’s Fayetteville branch office. Jim Ed believes the cornerstone of a successful client advisor relationship is the mutual trust and respect that develops over time, and he is deeply committed to helping his clients realize their long-term financial goals. He provides a comprehensive approach to financial planning, wealth management, risk management and income generation to individuals and families.
Jim Ed employs the vast resources of Raymond James, one of the largest independent financial services firms in the nation, to bring the right expertise and tailored financial strategies designed to meet his clients’ specific needs. He works diligently to assist his clients with exceptional customer service and the intention of being their trusted wealth advisor for life.
Before joining Raymond James in April, 2019, Jim Ed served as senior vice president of Arvest Bank and Arvest Wealth Management in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he worked for nearly 35 years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas. He received the Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 1991 and is also a Chartered Retirement Planning Consultant. Jim Ed is active in the community as a volunteer for organizations such as Lifestyles Inc. and the Single Parent Scholarship Fund. He enjoys golf, fishing, horses and spending time with family and grandchildren. Jim Ed and his wife, Callie, have three adult children, Lindley, Kellen and Landon.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.