Tampa, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2014) – Jeff Parks has joined Fifth Third Securities’ North Florida affiliate as an investment executive. Based in Clearwater, Parks will provide clients with customized strategies to help meet their financial goals.
Parks has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, working with clients throughout the Tampa Bay area. He joins Fifth Third Securities from Palm Harbor, Fla., where he served as financial advisor and was responsible for helping clients manage their investments.
“We are very excited to have Jeff on our investment team,” said George Varones, vice president, area investment manager for Fifth Third Securities (North Florida). “His years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the market will be extremely valuable to Fifth Third and the clients we serve.”
Parks earned a degree in finance from the University of South Florida in 1986. He and his wife Deborah currently reside in Clearwater, Fla.
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