Jeff is the founder, president, and primary financial advisor at Wildes Financial Strategies. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP) he works closely with individuals, families, business owners and professionals towards greater financial well-being. Jeff is passionate about using the abilities God has given him, and he endeavors to do so through his work as a financial professional. By providing personalized financial advice, and his resources as a Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA) he supports others to become better stewards of their God-given talents and resources.
Jeff has over two decades of experience as a financial advisor. Through advanced guidance, he navigates wealth complexities and aims to help others intertwine their faith with their wealth. Whether he is meeting with clients, leading the investment committee, or planning for the future of the firm, Jeff remains committed to improving the lives of those in his community and beyond.
Outside the office, Jeff enjoys woodworking and he volunteers on several local and national organizations including serving on the board of trustees at the Charleston Southern University. Jeff and his wife Carolyn enjoy spending time with their three adult children, Andrew, Amanda, and Emily, and their families. He and Carolyn enjoy worshipping at Pawleys Island Community Church.
Michelle takes great care to manage the inner workings of Wildes Financial Strategies. By anticipating the team’s needs, Michelle supports both Jeff and the office to best serve the needs of their clients.
Given her depth of experience, Michelle is equipped to create a seamless experience for all clients and the Wildes Financial team. Previously, Michelle worked in the marketing field as executive assistant and project manager for consumer and pharmaceutical accounts. Before that, she was an executive legal assistant to the general counsel of a large communications corporation.
Outside of work, Michelle lives with husband Ellwood in Conway, SC and enjoys cycling, camping and fishing. Her and Ellwood are members of The Rock Church in Conway, where they enjoy worshipping and getting involved in the community.
By fine tuning the details of client accounts and their finances, Josh King is committed to helping every client meet their retirement goals. Throughout his work with clients and diligence behind the scenes, Josh upholds the values of objectivity, best-in-class service and integrity that define the Wildes approach.
Whether rebalancing client accounts or making key decisions so that client income needs are accounted for, Josh’s dedication enables clients to experience financial peace of mind. Josh also assists with integrating information between platforms for a seamless client experience.
Josh lives in Georgetown with Emily and their two beautiful children Joshua and Olivia. They love going to the beach, playing at the park, and walking their 2 dogs.