Mr. Eckert began his career over 20 years ago at a large financial institution where he spent almost 15 years of his career. He attained his Series 7 General Securities License in 1994, Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law License in 1994, Series 8 Securities Supervisor (Options and General Securities) in 1997, and Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law License in 2000.
As the economy and markets changed, he searched out a firm that he felt was better prepared to handle the needs of its advisors and clients. Looking for a firm with a broad diversified set of financial products and services, he chose Waddell & Reed.
Waddell & Reed has a rich history that dates back to 1937.
As a Managing Principal for Waddell & Reed in Maitland Florida, his office covered clients in almost all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with the highest concentration of clients residing in Central Florida, the Space Coast, and South Florida. Mr. Eckert attained his Series 24 Securities Principal License in 2009.
In February of 2017, Mr. Eckert decided to concentrate his efforts toward his clients and relieved himself of the title Managing Principal. This allows Mr. Eckert to dedicate more of his time and energy toward his clients and his family.
Outside of helping his clients, Mr. Eckert enjoys helping local youth organizations and the community. He has coached youth football for over 10 years, volunteered with First Tee in Connecticut, Habitat For Humanity in Indiana, Leukemia Society Team in Training, Wounded Warriors Project, as well as helped build a school in the Dominican Republic with CFC.
Above all else, Mr. Eckert enjoys being a Dad most of all. When not at work, you will probably find him with his two sons, Alexander and Quentin.
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