As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, Kerina understands that individuals face unique challenges in planning for the future. Kerina brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry to her comprehensive planning approach. Her approach is based on plans tailor-made to each person's specific needs and circumstances. Kerina’s model is based on her core beliefs of integrity, excellent communication, hard work, honesty and the desire to do the right thing for her clients. This is what brought her to Stratos Wealth Partners after 22 years with the same company.
Kerina obtained a B.A. in Finance and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Arizona, before getting her licenses to become a Financial Advisor.
While acting in the capacity of a Financial Advisor she has continued to increase her knowledge of the financial markets. In addition to having the required registrations to invest for her clients she also holds her series 9 & 10 held through LPL Financial, along with obtaining additional certifications including the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor; and the prestigious CFP® designation. In order to use the CFP® certification marks in the U.S., the advisor has met rigorous professional standards and has agreed to adhere to the principles of integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism and diligence when dealing with clients.
When she is not in the office, Kerina enjoys spending time with her family and close friends. She is an avid hiker and enjoys vacations involving the beach and scuba diving. She has walked in the Susan G. Komen 60-mile 3-day walk for 10 years in 9 different states and is dedicated to helping find a cure for cancer.
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