Rich Jamison is Co-Founder and Director of Market Analysis for Jamison Financial Group. Since 2001, he has been providing investment management and retirement planning, starting with Morgan Stanley before co-founding Jamison Financial Group. Rich provides in-depth financial analysis in order to provide comprehensive advice based on analysis of current market trends, financial reports and projections.
Rich assembled a unique collection of research, senior management and operational experience across a broad range of scientific organizations. His background provides him with a wide spectrum of analytical tools and proficiency in using them. His keen analytical ability helps provide a comprehensive, thorough, researched market and financial analysis to clients.
Research and analysis have been at the core of Rich’s career, starting at the lab bench during summers in high school and on into senior/general management. For more than 30 years before turning his full attention to finance (he was named a 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional – click here for details), he worked in medical sciences. He held positions at Lutheran Medical Center (laboratory director), Lederle Laboratories (tech services director), Fisher Scientific (1 of 7 in their diagnostics division start-up), HBI (V.P. & U.S. divisional manager), Impath Labs (cancer detection and immunotherapy marketing director) and others. In his 'off' hours, Rich served as Adjunct Professor in Strategic Management and Planning for Fairleigh Dickson University's MBA program for 13 years and as Adjunct Lecturer for clinical courses for the City University of New York for another 6.
Education – MBA, Executive Program, Fairleigh Dickinson University – PhD Biological Sciences, St. John’s University – MS Biology, CW Post College of Long Island University – BS Chemistry, City College of New York.
Licenses – Investment Advisor Representative (Series 66), Registered Representative (Series 7), Life, Health and Variable Annuity Insurance in North Carolina.
Personal Interests and Hobbies – Hiking, Mind/Body Connection, Nutrition
Committees – Finance Committee, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC/Asheville.
Committees – Past – Advisor to African National Congress, Scientific Advisor to the American Thoracic Society of the American Lung Association, Advisor to Israeli and Costa Rican hospital systems, Advisor to the U.S. National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards, Steering Committee for the Integrative Health Initiative for Asheville HUB Community Economic Development Alliance.