Joel Adams – 1% for the Planet

Joel Adams investment advisor logoJoel and Marla Adams have been long-time members and generous supporters of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and other conservation endeavors. Joel served as board chair of The Nature Conservancy in NC, and is particularly proud of initiating efforts to protect Panthertown Valley.

“I’ve been involved in land conservation since the 1970s,” shares Joel. “It’s in my blood.”

One percent for the planet logoThis year, Joel expanded that passion and support with his business partner Bray Creech at Joel Adams and Associates — Raymond James Financial Services, Asheville. We are very grateful to the firm for supporting our efforts through 1% for the Planet and joining the distinguished list of Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy’s Corporate Partners!

“Contributing to the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy through 1% for the Planet is one way we demonstrate our commitment to the community and people we serve,” says Bray Creech, MBA, CPA, CFP®. Supporting conservation of critical land and water resources in the region is a reflection of the firm’s values, which focus on people and community. They say:

“We hope the first thing you notice when we welcome you to our office in Asheville is how un-office-like it feels. More like a mountain getaway or a friend’s cozy cottage. It’s a reflection of who we are and how we conduct our business. We want to hear your stories, learn about your family, listen to your ideas, understand your values. Only then, backed by the resources of Raymond James Financial Services, will we feel ready to craft an investment strategy for you. Your legacy is not just a net total at the bottom of a column. It’s the lifetime of difficult choices that you make, the paths you take, the ideals you model. Nothing could be more singular, more personal. And we think it should be treated that way.”

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