BCS Wealth Management is an independent and holistic wealth management firm. We help our clients achieve their goals, dreams and financial objectives through understanding their unique financial picture and advising what is in their best interest.
Investments and Financial Planning
Our clients appreciate that there is a relationship between making wise financial decisions and fulfilling their life dreams. We help them accomplish these things by building relationships with them and getting to know their financial goals. Our philosophy is to advise what is in their best interest. We offer a variety of investment options to build a personalized portfolio, and we provide portfolio management with a long-term perspective.
Group Benefits and Business Services
A solid foundation of benefits helps attract and retain quality employees. We help businesses and non-profit organizations offer top quality benefits to their employees. We work with numerous reputable retirement plan companies and insurance companies to ensure you have the best possible rate and plan. We offer consultation, design, communication, and management for retirement plans, corporate 529 plans, health insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance.
We recognize that it is wise to be prepared for the unknown. Since insurance is an important aspect to a well-rounded financial plan, our services include providing life insurance, long-term care insurance and disability insurance.
Our resources allow us to look at your overall situation to help you achieve a financial goal, whether it be a personal financial plan with implementation, an annual checkup, retirement planning assistance, an insurance review or other objective. We have the capacity to offer fee-based, transactional and hourly management services.
We are confident that we have all the resources necessary to satisfy your needs and/or to put a financial plan into place. Combined with our strategic partnership with Blackburn, Childers & Steagall, CPAs; Charles Schwab; and Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments, BCS Wealth Management has the access, tools and professional oversight to help clients through all walks of life.
Nick Clay is a certified Dave Ramsey SmartVestor Pro (SVP). Through this program, Nick helps people in our region become financially stronger by educating them about smart financial decisions and building a long-term plan for their money. Dave's team works closely with SmartVestors to ensure a high standard of customer service and truly care about clients reaching their financial goals.
Mike Alread, CFP® was a founding partner when the firm was launched in May 1998. Mike is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and has been serving clients for almost 25 years. Mike oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm along with providing financial planning and wealth management services.
Nick A. Clay, CFP®, AAMS® became a partner in January 2011. Nick is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ (AAMS®) designation, his Series 7, 66 and 99 securities licenses, and his Life, Accident, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance Licenses.
Nathan Goodwin, JD joined BCS Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor in January of 2013. He is based in the Kingsport office but has clients throughout the region. Nathan is a licensed attorney and holds his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, and his Life, Accident, Health Insurance Licenses.
Paul joined BCS Wealth Management and First Covenant Trust & Advisors in March of 2016. He currently holds his Life, Health and Long-Term Care Insurance Licenses as well as his Series 7 and 66 Securities Licenses. He works with both individual and corporate clients by providing solutions involving insurance planning, overall financial security and wealth management.
Kim Blankenstein is the administrative assistant for BCS Wealth Management. She provides day-to-day support for the staff of BCS Wealth, as well as front desk responsibilities. She came to BCS Wealth Management with approximately 30 years of experience providing administrative and operational support in the financial industry.
Rachel Lyons is an administrative assistant for BCS Wealth Management. She provides day-to-day support for the staff of BCS Wealth, as well as front desk responsibilities. She came to BCS Wealth Management with nearly 10 years of experience providing administrative and operational support. Rachel and her family attend University Parkway Baptist Church.