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Gary Parsons, CFP®

Gary Parsons, CFP®

Financial Advisor


I'm a Financial Advisor who works with companies with their retirement and succession plans. In addition, I work with individuals with their personal financial planning.

A 1980 graduate of Troy University in Alabama, Gary Parsons has been helping clients pursue their lifelong financial objectives since 1983. He joined the team at Waddell & Reed in 2014 after spending the previous 16 years with Pro-Equities.

Gary has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ mark.  In his thirty years of experience, he has worked with hundreds of families.

Gary has three sons and a grandson, of whom he is very proud. His hobbies include an appreciation for the arts, and athletic events including triathlons and endurance running. As anyone who knows Gary will tell you, he also has a wry sense of humor and an easy-going good-natured demeanor.

He can be reached at to discuss ways he can work with you on your financial future.

Associations and Memberships

  • Govenor's Club - Member
  • Chamber of Commerce - Member



  • Bachelors


  • Marketing and Business


  • Troy University in Alabama

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