Advisor Recruitment & Growth Consultant
Christian has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years, serving in various roles. He founded his own firm in 2019, Williams Private Wealth Advisory and Consulting LLC, to assist in growth as well as consulting on starting and running a successful business. Williams Private Wealth Advisory and Consulting LLC is not affiliated with WealthShield Partners.
Prior to launching Williams Private Wealth & Consulting, he was a Director and ran the eastern part of the country for the RIA division for Raymond James, growing it to over $20 Billion in assets in six years.
Following (3) years of playing professional golf on various tours across the country, Christian joined Merrill Lynch in 1993 as a Financial Advisor. He built a successful financial advisory practice managing more than $200 million in assets before starting a career in management in Merrill Lynch’s Washington DC office in 1999. In 2003 he moved to UBS as a Director, where he ran retail offices in the state of North Carolina. During his tenure at Raymond James, UBS, and Merrill Lynch, Christian received numerous awards for his achievements as a top Advisor and Director.
Christian earned his bachelor’s degree with a double major in economics and political science from Florida State University. During his time there, he was a two-time All-American and captain of the FSU golf team. He lives in Raleigh, NC, with his wife, Kristen, of 30 years, their two children, Conner and Kara, and his beloved long-haired chihuahuas Chico, Ruby, and Prada. They are very active in their church and several local and national non-profits.