Rick Smith is one of the original members of the KFG team, formerly serving FFEC since 2006 as a Senior Vice President in their Scottsdale office. He started in the investment business in 1993 with Dean Witter and went to McDonald Investments (a subsidiary of KeyBank) in 1999 and later became a branch manager for them.
He is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary and has held this distinct designation since 2006. The AIF® designation certifies he has specialized knowledge of fiduciary standards of care and their application to the investment and retirement plan management process. Rick partners with Richard Franco for their team.
Rick is a graduate of Arizona State University with a BS in Business Administration. He holds Series 7, 63 and 65 registrations as well as supervisory registrations 9 and 10. Rick lives in Tempe with his wife Deirdre and has two grown sons. He is an avid Arizona outdoorsman.
Arizona State University, BS, Business Administration, 1979