Ashley is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a master’s degree in Special Education. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Western CT State University in Elementary Education with a concentration in English. After working in education for years, she joined Asset Management Group as a Client Services Associate.
A Client Services Associate in a financial planning firm typically plays an essential role in supporting financial advisors and helping clients manage their accounts. Their primary responsibility is to provide excellent customer service to clients by responding to inquiries, addressing concerns, and resolving issues. They may also handle administrative tasks, such as opening new accounts, processing paperwork, and scheduling appointments. Other responsibilities of a Client Services Associate in a financial planning firm may include:
- Assisting clients with account maintenance, including updating contact information, beneficiary designations, and account ownership.
- Educating clients on the features and benefits of various financial products and services.
- Coordinating with financial advisors to ensure timely and accurate execution of client transactions.
- Providing administrative support to financial advisors, including preparing client reports and presentations.
- Maintaining client files and records in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Overall, a Client Services Associate in a financial planning firm serves as a liaison between the firm, the financial advisor, and the client to ensure that clients receive high-quality service and support.
Ashley is currently working towards earning the Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional (PFQP) designation as a way to increase the insight and knowledge needed to excel in her profession. She also enjoys cooking, reading, CrossFit, and spending time with her family and her new puppy.