Eric Hudgens, CFP®

First Vice President, Investments
Haywood Road Branch


Eric Hudgens is an experienced, thoughtful financial advisor who specializes in providing investment management, retirement planning and income distribution strategies for his clients. By serving the specific needs and desires of investors like you, he strives to take the stress out of investment management and retirement planning. His goal is to help you live the life you desire through careful, deliberate financial planning customized to your unique goals.

Eric joined Raymond James & Associates in 2013 from Palmetto Trust and Investment Group, where he was a financial advisor and branch manager. Eric has been a financial advisor since 1997. In 2004, he earned the Certified Financial Planner™ certification, a prestigious designation that requires meeting strict professional and ethical standards. Born in Greenville and raised in Mauldin, Eric is a graduate of The Citadel, where he received a bachelor's degree in business administration.

Eric enjoys spending time with family and friends away from the office. In his spare time, he likes to golf and anything tied to physical fitness.

CFP® | Certified Financial Planner™ |

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., owns the certification marks above, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.