“A diversified investment portfolio is like a fruit salad; you need more than just apples and oranges.” As hokey as that sounds there is a cherry pip of truth in it. A well-balanced, globally diverse mix of stocks, bonds and liquidity investments within your accounts guards against concentrated risk and smooths your path for long-term growth.
Patrick Meyer is a Fiduciary Investment Adviser for Unified Trust Company. He joined Unified Trust Company in 2009. Mr. Meyer has over 20 years of experience serving the investment and retirement needs of affluent clients and not-for-profit organizations.
He holds a BSBA in Finance and Economics and an MBA from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He also holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Mr. Meyer was awarded the Certified Financial Planner® designation in 1996, the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation in 2009 and the Certified Trust Financial Advisor designation in 2013. He is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations.
Mr. Meyer serves on the Wealth Management Trust Investment Committee and is leading projects to advance Unified Trust’s retirement income solutions.
Mr. Meyer has been married for 30 years. He enjoys sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and hiking the Appalachian Trail.
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