Kathleen Hobart

CIMA®, AIF®
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
CIMA, AIF

Business Focus

To provide personalized wealth management services that assist clients in preserving and growing their wealth while managing cash flows, caring for others, and maintaining their lifestyles into retirement. My team, The Hobart Group of Raymond James, is built on personal relationships and is shaped by the advisory and investment capabilities of one of the world’s largest wealth management firms. Using the firm’s suite of wealth management services and my team’s experience, we strive to give our clients the comfort of knowing that they are receiving the best advice possible.

Education, Designations & Awards

  • 2016 Family Wealth Advisor Designation – Morgan Stanley
  • 2013 - 2016 Invited to attended the “Barron’s Top Women Advisor” Invitational Event
  • 2010 Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) – The Center for Fiduciary Studies 1999
  • Certified Investment Management AnalystSM (CIMA®) – Wharton School of Business Sponsored by Investment Management Consultants Association
  • 1992 Series 8 (Management Development)
  • 1992 Series 3 (Futures and Commodities Representative)
  • 1992 Series 62 (Registered Investment Advisor)
  • 1987 Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination)
  • 1987 Washington Insurance License – Life, Health, Annuity, Disability and Long Term Care
  • 1979 Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

Employment History

  • 05/2017 - Present Raymond James – Seattle, WA
  • 02/2009 -05/2017 Morgan Stanley / Smith Barney – Bellevue, WA
  • 10/1999 - 02/2009 UBS Financial Services Inc. (UBS) – Seattle, WA
  • 09/1987 - 10/1999 Morgan Stanley / Dean Witter – Seattle, WA
  • 1979 - 1987 Retail Industry Buyer – for three major department stores in WA, OR, AZ

Affiliations & Community Service

2017 - Present

Delta Gamma Sorority Oregon State University - Capital Campaign Director & Co-Chair

Member / Supporter of:

Eastern Washington University, Western Washington Planned Giving Board, 2001 - 2003 Board Advisor, Seattle Chapter of Executive Women International (2000 Chapter President), Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), Association of Investment Professionals, The Center for Fiduciary Studies, WASHPRIG, AAUW, The Washington Institute, Bellevue Club, Oregon State University and Delta Gamma Sorority – Alumni Assoc., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research (Pete Gross House), YWCA

Past  Board Member:

Valley Center Stage (Board of Directors) –  North Bend, WA, Chapter President and Board Advisor for Seattle Chapter of Executive Women International, member for over 20 years.

Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA®) is the owner of the certification marks “CIMA®,” and “Certified Investment Management Analyst®.” Use of CIMA® or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed IMCAs initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management consultants.

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.