Jim is a Certified Financial Planner, an Accredited Asset Management Specialist and President of RAI Wealth Management. He serves as a Back Up Manager for Gregory Advisors Incorporated in the event Kate Gregory is unable to fulfill her duties. Jim began his financial career after graduating with a business degree in finance from California State University Fullerton in 1987. In 1989 Jim joined Richey Financial Group, a securities broker-dealer firm, where alongside partners J.H. Richey and Norm Kredit established the registered investment advisory firm of Richey Advisors, Inc. (RAI) in 1992. Jim became president and principal of RAI in October of 2015 and re-organized the firm under the dba of RAI Wealth Management. Throughout his more than 30-year career, Jim has focused on providing independent and objective financial planning and investment management services to clients throughout the U.S.