In 1994 Hayes graduated from the University of South Carolina and began his career in the financial services industry as a Registered Representative with Equitable Life. During those first years he was introduced to the business by selling insurance and investment products to individuals and retirement plans and executive compensation plans to small business clients.
Over the past decade, his breadth of knowledge grew in the financial services industry as he obtained the Series 7 and subsequently passed five other professional licenses. Hayes delivered outstanding customer service at Wachovia Investments, followed by an energy trading company in Atlanta, and Alexander Key Investments a division of SunTrust Capital Markets.
In 2010, Hayes joined FinTech Securities to establish a fixed income trading platform. Previous to that, Hayes was a trading specialist on the fixed income desk at Triad Advisors. His primary focus was buying and selling fixed income products for Triad's Advisors and constructing bond portfolios for clients. After achieving the Series 24 exam, Hayes was promoted to direct business sales supervisor for the home office.
Outside of spending time with family, his favorite activities are mountain bike riding, playing golf, traveling, watching movies, and going to see live music.
Licenses: Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 53, 63