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ONE BANK OF AMERICA CENTER150 N COLLEGE STCHARLOTTE,
Wealth Management Advisor
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
Reg Senior Client Associate
Fox Kaplan Group, Located in Charlotte, NC includes Financial Advisor Kent B. Fox, Financial Advisor Pete Kaplan, and Registered Senior Client Associate Kathleen Yuhasz. Kent, Pete and Kathleen have a combined 40+ years with Merrill Lynch.What we do:Our deepest held principle is to deliver meaningful and attainable financial advice across all aspects of life’s ever-changing journey. Our Group takes pride in that we advise three and four generations of families and counting. We are sensitive to those caring for children as well as those caring for parents. Fox Kaplan Group also works with businesses and business owners to provide strategic planning services and benefits for the business and its employees. We feel the combination of Merrill Lynch and Bank of America provides our Group vast resources in such a dynamic environment. We encourage you to speak to us about what most keeps you up at night, or a lifelong aspiration. Our goal is to provide a thorough plan you can embrace wholeheartedly. It is our belief we have the experience, we have the tools, and we have the commitment to navigate the strongest of life’s storms while focusing on your personal goals. We want to be your first call when a life changing event occurs.Areas of focus:Risk ManagementTax Minimization StrategiesRetirement Planning Services(Individual & Corporate)(CFP®)(CRPC®) Portfolio Construction, Management and Advisory ServicesResidential and Commercial Lending through Bank of America, N.A.Estate, Trust and Insurance Planning ServicesLong Term Care Planning
Group Bios:Kent graduated first in his department from Penn State University with a BS in Administration of Justice and a minor in Economics. He has worked for Merrill Lynch since 1998 and has passed the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselorsm Course (CRPC®) administered by the College for Financial Planning. Prior to attending Penn State, Kent spent three-and-a-half years in the U.S Army where he attended the U.S. Army Ranger Leadership School and served six months in Somalia during Operation Restore Hope. While in the Army, he received the following medals and achievements; Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, and Distinguished Honor Graduate of Air Assault School. In his spare time Kent volunteers at Charlotte Bridge Home which is a non-profit organization serving our country's armed forces veterans. Kent currently lives in Fort Mill, SC with his wife Denise and their three children, Mason, Jules and Brielle.Pete joined Merrill Lynch in 1998 and recently celebrated his 17 year anniversary with the firm. In 2004, he had earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Pete graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Vermont and earned his MBA from UC Berkeley. Pete started his career as a CPA working for a Big 8 accounting firm, was a senior financial analyst with the world’s second largest computer manufacturer, then spent 12 years as a product manager, helping companies research, develop, launch and market products. He is a lifetime runner and has been competing in marathons since 1976. An accomplished potter, he has two grown daughters Kimmy (26) and Jenny (22) and lives near uptown Charlotte. Pete and Kent are specially qualified Senior Portfolio Advisors who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can draw from their experience to help clients pursue their objectives by building and managing custom investment strategies, selecting from a wide range of Merrill Lynch model portfolios and third-party investment strategies. When servicing clients through the firm’s Investment Advisory Program, a Senior Portfolio Advisor may manage those strategies on a discretionary basis.Kathleen earned her Associates Degrees in Applied Science-Chemical Technology and Mechanical Engineering from Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey. She began her career as a research technician for Colgate-Palmolive, NJ before moving on to CAD Designer at ARCNET, NJ. Kathleen’s career in Communications Design and construction continued at AeroComm, NJ and Barnes Wentworth Inc. NY. Kathleen relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina where she joined Merrill Lynch. As a Registered Senior Client Associate, Kathleen's contributions will include all aspects of client service, building client relationships, and account maintenance. *Neither Merrill Lynch nor its Financial Advisors provide tax, accounting or legal advice. Clients should review any planned financial transactions or arrangements that may have tax, accounting or legal implications with their personal professional advisors. *Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S. *CRPC® and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning
Kent Fox is registered to do business in : CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV
Pete Kaplan, CFP® is registered to do business in : CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, MD, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV
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