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Sr Resident DirectorSenior Vice PresidentONE KINGWOOD PLACE600 ROCKMEAD DRIVE
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Sr Resident Director
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
Senior Vice President
As a Wealth Management Advisor in the Kingwood office of Merrill Lynch, Robert L. (Bob) Hayes concentrates on the financial and investment needs of serious investors. Mr. Hayes assists clients in meeting their long-term financial goals and implements customized risk appropriate investment strategies to help clients reach those goals. Merrill Lynch's access to a broad range of financial products, markets, and investment strategies enables Bob to build truly diversified investment portfolios for clients. Client satisfaction and goals based performance are his primary business objectives. Bob is committed to providing a high level of quality service to all clients.Robert L. (Bob) Hayes is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, CFP®, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselorsm designation, CRPC®, and is a licensed and former practicing Certified Public Accountant, (CPA). Bob Hayes is a 1979 graduate of the University of Houston with a BBA in accounting. Mr. Hayes began his professional career in 1981 working as a tax accountant for a Houston area tax attorney and CPA. In 1984 he moved to Kingwood Texas and was employed as a CPA for a local firm where he was responsible for over 500 client relationships. In 1989, Bob established his own successful CPA practice in Kingwood. After retiring from public accounting, he joined the Kingwood office of Merrill Lynch in 1998. Throughout his professional career, Bob has achieved a superior level of technical competence that empowers him to fulfill the complex and sophisticated needs of the affluent investor. Bob does not provide tax advice in his current role at Merrill Lynch.
Ellen Jewell, Client Associate, has been in the financial services industry since 1980. Her vast experience and dedication to client service is unique and much appreciated by clients and collegues alike. Ellen and her husband Gary have two children, Emily and Martin, and have lived in Kingwood since 1991.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.
Robert Hayes is registered to do business in : AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
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