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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.


440 Montford Avenue

Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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5555 Glenridge Connector
Suite 825
Atlanta, Georgia 30342

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226 Gainesville Highway

Blairsville, Georgia 30512

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Boca Raton

2500 North Military Trail
Suite 306
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

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125 Plantation Centre Dr. S
Bldg. 400
Macon, Georgia 31210

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405 Fifth Avenue
Suite 7-F
Naples, Florida 34102

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102 South Jackson Street

Starkville, Mississippi 39759

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2202 North West Shore Blvd.
Suite 200
Tampa, Florida 33607

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