Chris King has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined the Cetera team in 2018 from Mass Mutual. Prior to that, he spent several years in corporate treasury at Regions Bank where he tailored financial management solutions for institutional clients. Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Tennessee, where he earned the top spot in his class becoming the Valedictorian. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He is actively involved in the community, having assisted with United Way and also serving on the board of trustees for Catholic Charities of East Tennessee for several years.
In his career as a Financial Advisor with Cetera, Chris takes pride in helping business owners and families achieve their financial goals. His practice focuses on wealth accumulation, retirement planning, estate planning, risk management and employee benefits. Chris enjoys taking a consultative approach to each meeting and listening in order to help clients prioritize and plan. Additionally, Chris has first-hand knowledge of operations of a small business. He runs the financial operations of his wife Adrienne's Interior Design firm. This puts Chris in a unique position because he is acutely aware of the financial and operational challenges of small business owners. Chris' professional registrations include the Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 and Life, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance.
Chris and Adrienne are the proud parents of a daughter, two sons and a dog. He enjoys spending time with his family and especially coaching little league sports. His interests include traveling, water sports, gardening, hiking, playing golf and watching college football. Chris has lived in Knoxville since 2004 and is a native of Birmingham, Alabama.