Scott Kays, CFA, CFP®

Managing Principal, Founder

Scott Kays, CFA, CFP® founded Kays Financial Advisory Corporation in 1985 and serves as the firm’s Managing Principal. In addition to managing the firm, Scott works directly with clients as a Client Relationship Manager, developing comprehensive financial plans and investment strategies. Scott also serves as KFAC’s Chief Investment Officer, focusing on the macro- economic and investment environment. He was the chief architect in designing the KFAC Buy-Write strategy.

Mr. Kays earned his Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 1986 and his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2008. He has also appeared frequently on CNBC, Fox Business Network, and Wall Street Journal Radio. Mr. Kays has written numerous articles and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal. Scott authored two books, Achieving Your Financial Potential (Doubleday, 1999) and Five Key Lessons from Top Money Managers (John Wiley and Sons, 2005).

Scott has numerous interests outside of work, including roasting coffee, professional bodybuilding, and numerous outdoor activities. He has been married since 1985 and has six children.