I was born and raised in Douglas, Georgia and upon graduating high school, I attended South Georgia State College and later transferred to Brewton-Parker College where I graduated in 2005 with my bachelor's degree in sports and fitness.
However, following graduation, my path shifted from sports to student ministry. In 2006, I started my Edward Jones journey as a client. After serving as a youth pastor for 14 years, my career path changed and I joined Edward Jones as a financial advisor in Douglas, Georgia in 2018. This career change still allows me to serve and help others just like I did in my ministry. I have a passion to help others and I love to see people reach their goals.
I deeply appreciate and respect the one-on-one care and goal-oriented approach to which Edward Jones is centered. I remain dedicated to focusing on each of my client's goals and aspirations as we partner to tailor every aspect of their financial strategy.
I am happy to say that my business is so much more than just a job - it's an opportunity for me to fulfill my passion of helping improve the lives of families and businesses in our community. I serve as a partner and mentor to my clients, guiding them through life events and investment decisions, so they have confidence in their future.
My wife, Stephanie, and I have been married since 2005 and we have two children, Breana and Braden.
Outside of the office, I pursue many volunteer activities to help out in our community, including:
- Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce
- Unison Behavioral Health Board of Directors
- Deacon at First Baptist Church Homerville, GA
Relationships are key, and in our view, meeting face to face builds strong relationships. My branch office administrator, April Hutchinson, has over 18 years of experience, and she is dedicated to providing you with the highest level of service possible.
- Wealth Strategies
- Retirement Savings Strategies
- Retirement Income Strategies
- Intergenerational Planning
- Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
- Estate & Legacy Strategies
My Personal Interests
- Spending Time with Family
- Community Outreach
- Sports Enthusiast
Office Address310 Madison Avenue N
Douglas, GA 31533
Mailing AddressP O Box 1042
Douglas, GA 31534
Phone NumberDerek R Herlocker at (912) 384-9559
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