After a successful career in banking, in 1989 Joy Adams continued her career in the financial services industry as an associate with a local financial services firm. Four years later, she purchased the firm and began managing and developing associates and brokers, while continuing to build and service her own clients. In 1996, she renamed the firm Adams Financial Group and it has grown into a full-service financial services firm.
Joy is a graduate of the Certified Financial Planning Profession Educational Program of the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado. She completed a Financial Planning Internship at the University of Colorado and recieved her Chartered Financial Consultant certification from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
An active member and past officer of the East Texas Estate Planning Council and a member and past officer of the Greater East Texas Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, she is also a past State Professional Development Chairman for the Texas Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Joy is a member of the Financial Planning Association and a life member of MDRT.
Joy is a member of the Ed Slott's Master Elite IRA Advisor Group which is an exclusive organization of financial advisors who are dedicated to client education regarding retirement strategies. She is also a member of The Women's Fund of Tyler.
She is a Registered Representative and an Investment Advisor Representative with Securian Financial Services, Inc. Joy holds her Series 7, 63, 65, and 24 securities registrations and a General Life Insurance license.
Joy and her husband Robert are active members of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and make their home in Troup, Texas.