Director of Operations
Wayne Barker, ChFC® came to Valor Capital Management with 20 years of experience in operations and investments with three major regional banks. Prior to joining Valor, Wayne held the position of assistant vice president and investment officer with Huntington Wealth Advisors where he was a portfolio manager for high net worth clients. Wayne was also an investment analyst for Huntington’s research team and served as a member of the Fiduciary Funds Committee. Prior to Huntington’s acquisition, Wayne was the securities trading manager for Sky Trust where he was responsible for all aspects of equity and fixed income trading.
As director operations, Wayne oversees advisor services, new account processing, trading, and billing. He assists the business development partners in new advisor on-boarding and helps to facilitate the process of acclimating new Valor advisors to the organization. He also maintains the technological functions and relationships necessary to support Valor and is a member of the investment committee.
Wayne graduated from Baldwin Wallace University with a B.A. in Business Administration. He has obtained the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation through The American College. He previously held Ohio insurance licenses in Accident & Health, Life, and Variable Annuities.
Wayne resides in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife, Jennifer, their two daughters, and three pets. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, and in his free time enjoys all things tech, watching movies, and is an active volunteer with his daughters’ Girl Scouts troop.
Things You Must Know About Wayne
- Oversees Valor operations including advisor services, new account processing, trading and billing
- Assists in onboarding new investment advisors
- Has a background in operations and investment management
- Enjoys listening to bluegrass music and played the fiddle as a teenager
- Was a break dancer in high school
- Was a Girl Scouts troop co-leader
To receive the ChFC® designation, an individual must successfully complete all courses and exams, meet experience requirements and ethics standards, and agree to comply with The American College Code of Ethics and Procedures.
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