The Childs Group

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

272 West Hancock Ave
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 552-2079
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The Childs Group believes that good client relationships are built through teamwork and client involvement, delivered through our advisors, client associate and access to the global resources of Merrill. Our goal is to be your primary source for financial advice and guidance. We want you to value the dedication and diligence we provide at each step of the wealth management process
The Childs Group
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Welcome

Managing your wealth begins with a deep understanding of your full financial picture. Based on what matters most to you, I can help create a strategy as flexible as today's changing market conditions, and I can provide access to the investment insights of Merrill and the banking convenience and lending solutions of Bank of America. I will work to help you pursue your goals through personalized wealth management strategies.

Recognition
Marcus Childs
Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2024
(Published on January 12, 2024. Rankings based on data as of March 31, 2023.)
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Meet Our Team
Marcus Childs
Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
706.552.2064
Joshua Childs,

CFP®, CPFA™

First Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
706.552.2079
Allan Wiltshire
Financial Advisor
706.552.2065
Jessica Higgins,

AAMS™

Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management Associate
706.552.2066
Additional Resources
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
Tina Byrnes
Investment Solutions Group Portfolio Strategist
Bank of America, N.A.
Mary Brewer
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
Merrill
Michael Duffy
Private Wealth Strategist
About Merrill

Bringing fresh perspectives to your financial life

The financial decisions you make today can help determine the future you build for yourself and your family. Carving a clear path forward starts with connecting your life and finances. A Merrill advisor provides access to the investing insights of Merrill and banking capabilities of Bank of America to help you make informed decisions as you pursue your goals.

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