Kent believes that in today’s complex world of financial services and financial advice it takes someone with experience and wisdom to turn the deluge of information into action. He brings a team of experts in the fields of estate planning, investment management, tax planning, and employee benefits to support each client’s needs. Working together with each client’s accountant and attorney, he uses a team approach to produce customized financial advice.
Fresh out of graduate school, Kent was employed as a supply chain manager for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in Fort Worth, followed by Smith International in Houston. During these years in Texas, Kent began transitioning into financial planning. He joined a family-owned financial planning firm in 1998 where he earned his CFP® designation and experienced firsthand the challenges of family business. Here Kent specialized in working with small business owners, managers, doctors, dentists, and veterinarians, and also served as a member of the investment committee managing $160 million.
In 2000, Kent returned to the Lehigh Valley and began his financial service practice, including fee-based financial planning. Kent chose to join East Coast Advisory successful years as a sole proprietor, to bring all the benefits of East Coast team to his existing and new clients - helping them take action to reach their goals.
Kent Hickey is a registered representative and investment advisor representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Securian Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. East Coast Advisory, Inc. is independently owned and operated. 228 W. Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380 DOFU 2/2017 TN1710134