Investment Planning


Investment Services

 

When it comes to serving a large, multigenerational family, there are no standard answers. Guiding a family through life’s inevitable transitions, navigating complex family dynamics, providing sophisticated investment advice and financial continuity—these responsibilities all require special expertise and extensive experience on the part of the family office advisor and financial institution alike.
 


 

Zachary D. Farmer
Senior Portfolio Manager

Zach joined Family Asset Management in 2006. He started with Synovus in 1997 as a Management Associate, and then moved immediately to the investments area. He has developed and managed a number of highly specialized investment programs including our covered call option program. He has also managed numerous Family Asset Management accounts for the past six years. Zach earned his Bachelors degree in Finance from Auburn University.

 



Andrea R. Parker
Senior Portfolio Manager

Andrea joined Family Asset Management in 2006, bringing nine years of previous investment experience, having worked with Synovus Securities, most recently as a fixed income trader, dealing with a variety of bond investments. Andrea earned a BSBA from Xavier University in Finance, and holds her series 7, 63, 55 and 65 licenses.

 



Michael S. Sluder
Chief Investment Officer

Mike joined Family Asset Management in 2006, and brings to FAM a broad background in equity and fixed income investments as well as knowledge in most investment strategies. His experience includes more than eight years performing due diligence and recommending traditional and alternative investments to high net worth clients. He currently manages over $100 million in alternative strategies and leads Family Asset Management’s investment team, directing over one billion dollars in assets. Mike earned his BA and MA in Economics from the University of Alabama, receiving the Outstanding Economics Student Award. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Alabama Society of Financial Analysts.


 
 
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Investment products and services provided by Synovus are offered through Synovus Securities, Inc ("SSI"), Synovus Trust Company, N.A. ("STC"), GLOBALT, a separately identifiable division of STC and Creative Financial Group, a division of SSI. Trust services for Synovus are provided by Synovus Trust Company, N.A. The registered broker-dealer offering brokerage products for Synovus is Synovus Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment products and services are not FDIC insured, are not deposits of or other obligations of Synovus Bank, are not guaranteed by Synovus Bank and involve investment risk, including possible loss of principal amount invested.

Synovus Securities, Inc. is a subsidiary of Synovus Financial Corp and an affiliate of Synovus Bank and Synovus Trust. Synovus Trust Company, N.A. is a subsidiary of Synovus Bank.

Family office services are provided through Family Asset Management, a division of Synovus Trust Company, N.A. Investment products and services provided by Synovus are offered through Synovus Securities, Inc ("SSI"), Synovus Trust Company, N.A. ("STC"), GLOBALT, a separately identifiable division of STC and Creative Financial Group, a division of SSI. Trust services for Synovus are provided by Synovus Trust Company, N.A. The registered broker-dealer offering brokerage products for Synovus is Synovus Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment products and services are not FDIC insured, are not deposits of or other obligations of Synovus Bank, are not guaranteed by Synovus Bank and involve investment risk, including possible loss of principal amount invested.


Synovus Securities, Inc. is a subsidiary of Synovus Financial Corp and an affiliate of Synovus Bank and Synovus Trust. Synovus Trust Company, N.A. is a subsidiary of Synovus Bank.