Black History Month is almost over & to show my respect, I will be highlighting a handful of people that deserve acknowledgement during this month. Of course the first person I want to honor is this man right here, Mr. Chris Gandy.😍 This man, who many of you know as my significant other, has been beating the odds his whole life. While I won’t go into details of all that he’s overcome, I will share with you his successes which are impressive & worthy of recognition.
After tearing ALL 3 major knee ligaments playing professional basketball, @coach_gandy realized that the end of his b-ball career was approaching and he’d better “get on the ball” and find a career for his next stage of life. He chose the financial world despite everyone telling him that the odds of him being successful are really small...ESPECIALLY because he is a black male in an industry mostly dominated by older white men.
Fast forward to more than 20yrs later and you find this gentleman...a man that has years of experience helping people “organize their financial junk drawer” and help clients take their hard earned money to create a legacy that they can leave for future generations. After being one of the top financial advisors at a major financial corporation for years, he left and started his own firm called @themidwestlegacygroup which is a diverse firm that helps clients that range from pro athletes & doctors to normal middle class working Americans.
He is the 2020 President Elect of @onenaifa which is the main nationally recognized organization and is their FIRST black president too! He also was the #1 financial advisor out of >40k in 2019 at @oneamerica after having a record setting year. He is a force for diversity wherever he goes and has always been involved in his community. I am proud to share my life with him if you can’t tell!🥰 Thursday 7pm CST he will be speaking to @melissamade and my teams about tax changes that will benefit us all and some financial fitness pointers to make sure we are being smart with our money. I would like to invite you to be my guest if you have been considering joining my team of MISFITz. DM me for more details & leave an emoji to connect.