James K. Fairchild is the President and Founder of Fairchild Financial, LLC. Jim began his financial career after retiring from Ameritech as a Senior Account Executive in 2001. During his tenure at Ameritech, Jim successfully bargained wages and retirement benefits on behalf of employees.
A graduate of Lawrence Technological University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Management, Jim earned his FINRA Series 7 General Securities registration*, and the Series 66 Securities Agent registration*, and Life, Accident, Health and Variable Annuity insurance license. Jim joined AXA Advisors in early 2002 as a registered representative, building his practice around advising clients through various life stages and financial goals, including retirement, distribution, and estate planning. Jim continued to develop his retirement practice by earning his Retirement Planning certificate from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania in 2006.
Jim left AXA Advisors in 2007 to become an independent advisor, at which time he established Fairchild Financial, LLC, where the focus continues on helping clients not only build and protect their assets in a tax efficient manner, but also navigate through and survive these extremely volatile and uncertain times.
* These registrations are held through LPL Financial.