Phil Simonides, CFP®, is the Senior Vice President at McAdam and a member of the Executive Team based at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Phil oversees the Washington, D.C. metro, New York City metro, Chicago and Boston offices, is the head of Sales and Marketing and also spearheads the Leadership Development Program at the firm. Simonides serves as a spokesman for the firm, having appeared in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg Radio, InvestmentNews and Financial Advisor magazine. He is a regular contributor to the Kiplinger’s Wealth Creation platform. He joined McAdam in 2011 after spending the majority of his 29-year career at Ameriprise Financial, most recently serving as Complex Director for Washington, DC Metropolitan area. While at Ameriprise he was a Senior Financial Advisor in the firm’s Advanced Advisor Group and most notably also won the coveted Outstanding Leader Award for Field Vice Presidents in 2008. Phil is a graduate of Middlebury College. He lives in Great Falls, Va. with his wife and three children. He is an avid tennis player and golfer, and devotes considerable time to his community, where he serves on youth sports boards, coaches youth sports and assists many local and national charitable organizations in their fundraising efforts.