Chad Hargis is the founder of Hargis Financial, a financial management company that helps clients pursue financial freedom using personalized financial products and services.
Prior to starting Hargis Financial, Chad worked as a Financial Advisor for A.G. Edwards & Sons, UBS Financial Services, and Ameriprise Financial. His primary mission of helping people pursue financial freedom has lead him across and outside the US.
Chad has hosted multiple community educational seminars, written educational columns and been featured in different publications, teaching the importance of financial education and goal planning.
His mission of helping people pursue financial freedom began while studying financial markets at the University of Central Florida where he earned a degree in Finance . He completed his University Finals and his Securities Registration within a few weeks of each other and began what is now over 16 years of helping people achieve financial freedom.
He enjoys the opportunities and challenges that come with helping people ranging from retiring comfortably to just starting out.
Early in life, Chad moved from his birth state of West Virginia to Florida with his family. He spent much of his time playing basketball and enjoying his childhood where they settled in Satellite Beach. After high school he forewent a NCAA DII basketball scholarship, to play locally at Eastern Florida State College. Ultimately earning his Bachelors in Finance at the University of Central Florida.
He married his high school sweetheart in 2000 and the couple live in Satellite Beach, FL where they stay busy raising their 5 children.
“Between work, coaching, basketball, gymnastics, dance, school functions and occasionally traveling, my family is always on the move and I feel blessed by it and thankful for it.” – Chad Hargis