James Sherrard

James Sherrard

Vice President of Investments
Joined Slaughter Associates in 2012

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University
  • Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary® from the Center for Fiduciary Studies
  • Series 65 securities license


James' understanding of the markets and technological expertise has made him a valuable leader on Slaughter Associates Investment team. By focusing his efforts on the research and application of investment options, risk and return analysis, effective trading processes, and the use of technology, his work helps ensure clients have the highest quality investments which are a fit for their individual needs.

James' passion for knowledge is a perfect fit for his duties in research on investment trends and building relationships with third-party vendors, helping to keep our clients informed and our strategies diverse and valuable.

Things to know about James

What is a favorite vacation memory?

"Summers in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks."

What's my favorite type of book?

"Books surrounding Cold War history and financial crisis history."

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.