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Chris J Beam
Beam, McLaughlin & Associates
Wealth Management Advisor
Chris is a Certified Investment Management Analyst responsible for providing wealth management solutions to a select group of valued clients. He especially enjoys providing advice and guidance to military and DoD families. His business is fee based, process oriented, and focused on risk mitigation. His structured approach to investment management is founded on three core values: Integrity, Selfless Service and Excellence.
After graduating from West Point, Chris was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Army. He attended numerous military schools, and traveled throughout the United States, Germany, and Korea. In 1987, he received an assignment to Hurlburt Field, Florida. Making the area home, Chris left the active Army in 1990. His decorations included the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Joint Service Achievement Medal. He began his career with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management in 1991.
Chris was born in Cherryville, NC, in November, 1955. He is married to the former Jeanne McClung of Columbus, GA. They have two grandchildren, Christopher and Caley, who provide tremendous joy, and ample opportunity for fun outside of work.
Certified Investment Management Consultant (CIMC®)
Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
Certified Financial Manager (CFM)