Philip Kim, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, CRES

Philip Kim, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, CRES

Founding Member, Managing Director

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Philip Kim, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, CRES is the Managing Director and a founding member of Signature Wealth Concepts, LLC.  Prior to starting the firm with his partner, Daniel Dales, Phil served a key senior role in building the Southwest Branch of Equitable Advisors while growing his own practice.

Phil is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and spent several years running restaurants in Boston before turning to his current company in 2002.  He holds FINRA license 7, 66, and 24, along with Life and Health Insurance in multiple States. 

In 2014, Phil was recognized by the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, as an inductee into Beta Gamma Sigma, a national honorary society for high-achieving business members.  In 2016, Phil was nationally recognized as an NTSA Elite Advisor, awarded to only a handful of advisors in the industry based on professionalism, integrity and leadership.

Phil has served on multiple leadership committees during his career, both within the firm and also within the industry.  He has been a frequent main platform speaker over the years, presenting on subjects such as business strategies, career advice, financial planning, and motivational topics.

Phil focuses on providing unbiased guidance to investors seeking advice about their financial situations, with the objective of being their trusted advisor through providing thoughtful advice regarding any financial issue that may arise.  His firm develops specific strategies for Main Street families to High Net Worth households, with the goal of minimizing taxes, accumulating and preserving assets, and maximizing growth and transferring wealth.

Originally an East Coaster, Phil has resided in in the warm State of Arizona with his wife and two children since 2008.  When he is not in front of clients, you might find Phil playing golf or hiking with his family in the mountains that surround Phoenix. 


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