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Center Street Wealth Management Group welcomes Kingsport native Christopher Belle

• Feb 14, 2016 at 4:30 PM

Chris Belle, Financial Advisor, joined Center Street Wealth Management Group, associated with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, at the end of January. Chris is a Kingsport native and, for many years, he owned and operated a local business with his father. For the last six years, he has served the community as a financial advisor.

“I look forward to working alongside the incredible team at Center Street Wealth Management Group to utilize our years of experience to help enhance the lives of our clients, and to provide my clients the benefits of working with one of the nation’s best capitalized financial service firms,” says Chris.

The practice of Center Street Wealth Management Group began in July 2014, when Jeff Bedford, Tim Colvin, Greg Taylor, Natalie Wells and Andrew Medukas left a major wire house. The team decided on independence which resulted in far more control, greater flexibility and pride of ownership.

Wells Fargo Advisors is one of the nation’s premier financial services firms and is an affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company, one of the nation’s largest and strongest financial institutions. Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network is an independent broker-dealer that supports Financial Advisors in launching, building and enhancing their own businesses.

Jeff Bedford, Senior Financial Advisor, is a life-long resident of Kingsport. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a B.S. degree in business administration and a major in accounting. He began his financial services career in 1979. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a non-practicing CPA. Jeff has been active for many years with the Kiwanis Club of Kingsport as well as several other civic and non-profit organizations.

Tim Colvin, Senior Financial Advisor, is a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a B.B.A. in general management. He began his financial services career in 1996 and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Tim served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army and received an Honorable Discharge.

Greg Taylor, Senior Financial Advisor, earned his B.B.A. in accounting and an M.B.A. from East Tennessee State University. Greg began his career in 1985 and has worked in both corporate finance/accounting and management, public accounting, and personal financial services. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a non-practicing CPA. Greg has served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport and currently serves on their Foundation Board.

Natalie Wells, Senior Financial Advisor and Managing Principal, graduated from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise with B.A. degrees in chemistry and math. She began her career in the financial services industry in 1997 at J.C. Bradford & Co. Natalie has served on the Board of Directors for Small Miracles Therapeutic Horseback Riding and Hope House.

Andrew Medukas joined the team in July 2011 and is a Registered Client Service Associate. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a B.A. degree in history and also obtained a B.B.A. in finance from East Tennessee State University. He is responsible for the daily operations of the firm and is involved in client service and account support. Andrew is an active member of the Scott County Rotary Club.

For more information or to set up an appointment, call 423-765-1000, or stop by their office which is conveniently located in Downtown Kingsport at 125 West Center Street on the corner of Center and Shelby Street. Also, visit www.centerstreetwmg.com.

Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network is not a legal or tax advisor.

Insurance products are offered through nonbank insurance agency affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company and are underwritten by unaffiliated insurance companies. Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (WFAFN), Member SIPC. Center Street Wealth Management Group is a separate entity from WFAFN.

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