Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor F. Russell Purdy IV Earns Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Designation

Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor F. Russell Purdy IV Earns Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Designation

Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor F. Russell Purdy IV Earns Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Designation

Columbia, S.C. – Merrill Lynch today announced that Russ Purdy of Merrill Lynch’s Columbia office has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation awarded by CFA® Institute. The CFA designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate proficiency and integrity in the fields of portfolio management and investment analysis.

“The CFA designation is one of the most respected certifications a financial advisor can earn and is a reflection of Russ’s deep knowledge of the investment management industry,” said Joe Powers, market executive. “This recognition is well-deserved and is a testament to Russ’s commitment to bringing personalized wealth management solutions to his clients to help them reach their financial goals.”

Purdy, a resident of Columbia, S.C., received a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and joined Merrill Lynch in 2010. Purdy is located in the Columbia Merrill Lynch office at 1301 Gervais Street and can be reached at 803.733.2114 or by visiting https://fa.ml.com/south-carolina/columbia/tcgandassociates.

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