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When can you enjoy everything you’ve worked for?

Welcome to a different kind of wealth management in Franklin

We get you to think about money like you’ve never thought about it before

Has rolling up your sleeves, working hard, and building success always been part of your DNA? Then we believe Mercer Advisors is the wealth management firm for you.

Because we’re here to help you keep building on that success. But at the same time, we fundamentally believe there’s a point in life where the wealth-builder in you deserves to become the wealth-enjoyer of all you’ve attained.

We’re built differently

Because to us, helping you protect and grow your wealth is about much more than just your investment portfolio

Of course, a well-managed investment portfolio is the cornerstone to building wealth. And we strive to do that exceptionally well.
 
But if returns are your sole focus, those returns can quickly be offset by what happens in the other parts of your financial life. Like not preparing for major taxable events, having an incomplete estate plan, a retirement plan that’s on autopilot, or a less than ideal business succession strategy.
 
So, unlike most firms, we have expertise across financial planning, investing strategy, tax and estate planning, trust services, insurance coverage, and more. With specialists across each of these areas communicating with each other about you, and with you.

Put simply, we help oversee and connect all the dots of your financial life.

Meet our talented wealth advisors in the Franklin area

They’re here to help you connect all your financial dots

W. Cam Goodwin

Sr. Wealth Advisor, Director

W. Cam Goodwin

W. Cam Goodwin

Sr. Wealth Advisor, Director

Cam is a realist who sees a direct correlation between helping his clients achieve their financial goals and the firm’s overall success. Cam received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi. He began his career with Independence Trust Company and worked in Merrill Lynch’s Global Private Client Group. In 2008, Cam co-founded HawsGoodwin Wealth, an RIA in the greater Nashville area. As a Certified Exit Planning Advisor®, Cam helps prepare business owners for the eventual transition of their business. He is an accomplished writer; his equity research reports and commentary have been published by Motley Fool, a publisher focusing on financial management. Cam, his wife, Beth, and their daughter Gracey live in Franklin, TN. He enjoys golf, hunting, and being outdoors.

Art Haws

Sr. Wealth Advisor, Director

Art Haws

Art Haws

Sr. Wealth Advisor, Director

CPWA®, CFP®

ahaws@merceradvisors.com

Art enjoys working directly with clients, including corporate executives and business owners, to help them achieve their wealth management goals. He holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor’s degree from Murray State University. He co-founded HawsGoodwin Wealth in 2008. Prior to co-founding HawsGoodwin Wealth, he served as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. Art began his career with Equitable Securities Corporation and then moved to Independence Trust Company where headed the investment division, as well as serving on the company’s board of directors. Over the years, Art has been quoted in numerous financial publications. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and three grown children. He is an avid music fan and guitar player and enjoys running, time on the lake, and playing golf.

Jesse Haverstock

Wealth Advisor

Jesse Haverstock

Jesse Haverstock

Wealth Advisor

Jesse began his financial services career in 2006. He graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Business Administration. He is an active member of the Puget Sound chapter of the Financial Planning Association. His passion is working with people to help them achieve both their wealth management and asset management objectives. Jesse has acquired expertise in developing comprehensive financial plans which uncover actionable steps his clients can take to secure a better financial future and he takes great care in guiding them through each step of the process.

Andrew Nurse

Associate Wealth Advisor

Andrew Nurse

Andrew Nurse

Associate Wealth Advisor

Andrew focuses on fostering an environment of partnership among the high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families he advises. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Grand Canyon University. Andrew began his career in financial services with Vanguard Financial Services in Scottsdale, AZ and joined HawsGoodwin in Franklin, TN in 2021. He applies his strong communication and relationship management skills to provide a seamless, productive client experience for his team. Andrew and his wife, Alexa, enjoy exploring new places and love being outdoors with their dog, Nash. Outside of the office, Andrew likes to try new restaurants, cheer for Arizona and Seattle sports, and participate in outdoor athletic events.

David Hardenbergh

Financial Planner

David Hardenbergh

David Hardenbergh

Financial Planner

David enjoys piecing together various aspects of client’s financial lives to discover outcomes that can guide individuals and families to reach their financial goals. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance. He began his career as a Financial Advisor with MassMutual Life Investor Services. In 2021, David joined HawsGoodwin Wealth in Franklin, TN as an Associate Wealth Advisor. He supports the team by developing and updating financial plans, providing personal financial planning advice, and servicing clients’ daily needs. David is from Birmingham, AL but currently lives in Franklin, TN. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and being active outdoors.

Stella Doyle

Associate Financial Planner

Stella Doyle

Stella Doyle

Associate Financial Planner

Stella enjoys working directly with clients and helping them to prepare for their financial futures. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University. Stella began her career in financial services as an associate wealth advisor at HawsGoodwin Wealth in Franklin, TN. In her role as an Associate Financial Planner, she assists senior wealth advisors with client relations, prepares portfolio reviews, builds detailed financial plans, and works directly with clients to address their financial needs. Stella enjoys exploring the Nashville area and spending time with her Australian Shepherd, Knox.

Lisa Butler

Sr. Client Service Specialist

Lisa Butler

Lisa Butler

Sr. Client Service Specialist

Lisa’s passion is connecting with clients so that they feel confident in her expertise and in her understanding of their values. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Belmont University. Lisa began her career in the financial services industry in 2008 working as a client service associate for HawsGoodwin Wealth in Franklin, TN. She holds a Financial Paraplanner Qualified ProfessionalSM designation which enables her to focus on the practical applications of estate, tax, retirement, insurance and investment planning. Lisa ensures that all client service requests are thoroughly executed for the team. She is a volunteer with Retrieving Independence, which trains service dogs and is on the advisory board of the local chapter of Dress For Success. Lisa enjoys spending time with her grandson and playing golf.

Scott Kays

Managing Director

Scott Kays

Scott Kays

Managing Director

Scott Kays, CFA, CFP® founded Kays Financial Advisory Corporation in 1985, which was acquired by Mercer Advisors in November 2020. In addition to managing the firm and developing comprehensive financial plans for clients, he also served as KFAC’s Chief Investment Officer. Scott is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. He has appeared numerous times on the Fox Business Network and CNBC, been featured in the Wall Street Journal, and authored two books, Achieving Your Financial Potential (Doubleday, 1999) and Five Key Lessons from Top Money Managers (John Wiley and Sons, 2005). Married since 1985 with six children, his numerous interests outside of work include roasting coffee, professional bodybuilding, and outdoor activities.

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We’ll touch base to discuss your individual needs so that we can connect you with a wealth advisor who’s right for you.


Please Note: The achievement of any professional designation, certification, degree, or license should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results or satisfaction if Mercer Advisors is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services.