The universe of investment options grows daily, and financial advisors can be challenged to stay on top of all the new products and permutations. Within the spectrum of faith-oriented investment products, numerous options and theories exist. In this Study Group, Chad Hamilton and Rob West take a closer look at Faith-Based Investing from a theological, empirical, and practical perspective, equipping you to discuss the features and benefits with interested clients.
Chad Hamilton is director of practice management at Brown and Company, Inc., and has more than 20 years of experience in the wealth advisory industry. Previously, he was V.P. of practice management for one of the largest independent wealth management firms in the country, where he built customized tools, processes, and marketing resources for nearly 200 wealth advisors. Chad was also national director of wealth planning for a large regional bank, is a CFP® and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy. Chad is the author of two books, Deep Wealth and Redefining Financial Freedom, and has contributed to leading financial publications including CNBC, Investors’ Business Daily, Money Magazine, Financial Advisor IQ, and Financial Planning Magazine.
Rob West is the President of Kingdom Advisors, a professional association promoting the integration of a biblical worldview into financial practices. Rob serves as primary spokesperson for the organization along with giving leadership to organzational strategy and content. Rob's has dedicated his professional career to work at the intersection of faith and finance, having led a successful faith-based financial services firm, serving as the host of several radio programs on a biblical approach to finance, and speaking frequently on matters of faith and finance. Rob and his wife, Julie, live in Roswell, GA with their four children.