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Brent Fykes CFA, CFP®
Brent Fykes is a senior relationship manager and head of growth strategy for CIBC Private Wealth Management in Florida. He has more than 20 years of industry experience working with clients to provide holistic wealth management solutions to suit their individual needs. In this role, he works closely with CIBC’s commercial and private banking colleagues to deepen the firm’s client relationships in Florida while also helping client families achieve their wealth management objectives.
Previously, Brent was a senior investment partner at GenSpring Family Offices, where he was responsible for the introduction, implementation and management of the investment process for clients. Prior to that, he was team leader for the Southeast division of AXA Client Solutions, managing investment portfolios and creating asset allocations for high net worth individuals.
Brent was named to Worth magazine’s Top 100 Wealth Advisors for five consecutive years and was featured in numerous media outlets (including Bloomberg, Fox Business, Bankrate, Financial Planning, Investment Advisor and FundFire), where he discussed various wealth and investment management topics.
He received a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Alabama and a master’s degree in financial planning from Georgia State University. Brent also holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.
He is a member of the CFA Institute as well as the South Florida Society of Security Analysts. Brent is a member of the Foundation Board of Palm Beach State College, a member of the Kravis Center Young Friends Executive Committee and actively supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Alabama and the Quantum House in West Palm Beach.
Additionally, he is an active member of the Jupiter-Tequesta Athletic Association (JTAA), where he coaches youth football, baseball, and basketball.