Richard Pearce is an Associate and Client Service Specialist in Edge Capital’s Charlotte office, where his responsibilities include everything from opening new accounts to wiring funds for clients to generating new ideas for implementation in client portfolios. Among his favorite things about working for Edge are the opportunity for growth and the ability to help clients by meeting their needs on a daily basis.
Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, Richard has always been drawn to the field of finance. Even as a high-school student he followed stocks, market trends, and economic news. He built upon this interest by earning a degree in Finance and Real Estate, with a minor in Economics, from the University of South Carolina. Upon graduation, Richard moved to Charlotte, where he spent two years working for Vanguard as a brokerage investment professional prior to joining Edge. He is a 2017 Level II candidate in the CFA Program.
Richard enjoys outdoor sports including fishing, hunting, and tennis. He is an avid nature and wildlife photography enthusiast. One of Richard’s favorite hobbies is micro-farming, in which he grows a variety of fruits and vegetables in his own backyard. He spends time actively volunteering with coastal conservation groups and has helped in fund-raising for the Children’s Miracle Network.