Atlanta Five Star award winner

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Bill Spalding

President
Bill Spalding Wealth Management
One Buckhead Plaza 3060 Peachtree Rd NW Ste 250
Atlanta, GA 30305
Office: 404-255-3331
Cell: 404-456-7190
bill@spaldingwealth.com
www.spaldingwealth.com

Professional Approach

Bill Spalding is an independent financial advisor with over 30 years of industry experience. As an investment steward, Bill safeguards and protects his client’s assets with a sense of calmness and discipline. Creating an honest, impartial investment approach is paramount. Bill believes in personal interactions with individual investors, retirees and entrepreneurs and provides tailored solutions that are designed to fit their unique needs. Utilizing an academically rooted investment approach, clients are guided through all the ages and stages of life with comfort and confidence.

*Winners appearing on this page do not pay a fee to be considered or to win the Five Star Award. Professionals with a digital profile have paid a promotional fee.

The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Active as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by Five Star Professional, the wealth manager has not: A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three customer complaints filed against them [settled or pending] with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client’s experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint filed with a regulatory authority; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy; E. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria – considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their client’s assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by Five Star Professional in the future. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to fivestarprofessional.com. 2,210 Atlanta wealth managers were considered for the award; 526 (24 percent of candidates) were named 2016 Five Star Wealth Managers.