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Chip is a principal of Beacon Financial Strategies and serves as the firm’s investment portfolio manager. He grew up in Franklinton, North Carolina, and received his business management degree from North Carolina State University. Chip also has a Masters in Business Administration from East Carolina University. In addition, Chip is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner.

Chip works closely with clients in the areas of overall financial planning, asset allocation and risk management strategies. As the firm’s investment portfolio manager, he is responsible for managing client investment portfolios.

Chip has spent his entire career in the financial services industry, including over 20 years working with clients in a fee-only capacity. He is a member of a number of professional and community organizations and enjoys spending his free time fly fishing, spending time with his family and attending N.C. State athletic events.