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WILLIAMS CENTRE5210 EAST WILLIAMS CIRCLE
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Wealth Management Advisor
First Vice President
Reg Senior Client Associate
Our team concentrates on the financial and investment needs of high-net-worth families and businesses. We have been entrusted with $380 million in client balances as of February 2017. We stress a long-term approach to investing and emphasize wealth management to help clients determine their goals and risk tolerance. Portfolio performance and client satisfaction are our primary business objectives. Nik Scherer, First Vice President - Wealth Management, Wealth Management Advisor, CRPC®, has been with Merrill Lynch since December 1992. He graduated from the University of Arizona in December 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and earned his Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM certification from the College for Financial Planning in November 2004. Nik is in Pantano Rotary and is a Salpointe Catholic High School Foundation board member. Nik is married and has three sons. He enjoys movies and skiing with his sons.Doug Haynes, First Vice President - Wealth Management, Wealth Management Advisor, CFP®:, joined Merrill Lynch in September 1993. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona in December 1988, an MBA from the University of Phoenix in March 1997, and in March 2007 he earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Doug, a second-generation native Tucsonan, is married, and has two daughters and one son. Doug coaches for a local high school football team, supports the local community foundation, and is a board member for a Tucson based PTSD non-profit ministry.Tracy McNamara, Registered Senior Client Associate, started her career with Merrill Lynch in June 1983. She handles all administrative and operational aspects of the team’s business. Tracy is married and has 2 sons and 1 granddaughter. She enjoys cooking, hiking and biking.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements. Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM and CRPC® are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning.
Niklas Scherer is registered to do business in : AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI
Doug Haynes is registered to do business in : AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI
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