David Hunter, CFP®
Horizons Wealth Management has two principals, Glen J. Martin and David S. Hunter, who incorporated in 2007.
David has been rated by The Paladin Registry as a 5-Star Advisor, and is a Registered Financial Advisor of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the nation’s premier organization of comprehensive Fee-Only advisors. He has been recognized as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, since 2004 and has been working as a financial planner since 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus in Financial Planning from Western Carolina University, where he serves on the Finance Advisory Board.
David attended Western Carolina on a full athletic scholarship where he played quarterback for the Catamounts. During his college career he excelled both on and off the field, and he contributes much of his success as a financial planner to the discipline and perseverance he learned as a student athlete.
David was married in 2002 to Misty, who is an educator employed with Buncombe County Schools. They had their first child, Sadie, in September of 2008. David was raised in the small mountain town of Brevard, NC, located in Transylvania County. He is an outgoing individual who loves working with people. What he enjoys most about Horizons Wealth Management is the true “team” atmosphere, as well as building lasting partnerships with clients.
In his free time, he enjoys reading mystery novels, strength training, coaching his daughter in little league, playing golf and basketball, and relaxing by the lake. He is also a devoted football fan and enjoys tailgating and watching games with friends and family.
David was quoted in The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch article entitled,
He was also quoted in a USA Today article entitled “The Five Fears You Shouldn’t Have
David frequently writes and blogs about personal finance and investing for NerdWallet, a personal finance website which is branded as helping and empowering consumers make wise money decisions. View Nerd Wallet Profile.
He has also written articles for The Paladin Registry, which is an independent research firm that provides free research and registry services to investors. Paladin finds the best financial advisors in your area using a formula to screen, rate, vet, and document the quality of their credentials, ethics, education, business practices, and services. Paladin rates Horizons Wealth Management as a 5-Star financial advisory firm.