Gary Swearingen is Managing Partner and PIM Portfolio Manager of SC3F Wealth Management Group with more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
Gary graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, and he also has a Master of Science Degree from the College of Financial Planning. Gary has also earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification.
Over the course of his career, Gary has achieved two major accomplishments – becoming both a Premier Manager* (in 2010, 2012-2015, & 2018) and a Premier Advisor from 2011-2021.** These are two prestigious awards recognized by Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network. In addition to those, Gary has also been recognized as a 2018 Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisor***.
Out of the office, Gary is an active member and former president of the Mattoon Rotary Club and a former Rotarian of the Year, and he is the past Assistant Governor Coordinator for District 6490. In 2020, he was honored to receive the Golden Deeds award from the Mattoon Exchange Club for his extensive volunteer efforts and leadership throughout the community. He served on the board for the Douglas-Hart Nature Center, and he is a member of the Eastern Illinois University Alumni Association and St. Mary’s Church. Gary served as the Red Cross Disaster Chairman of Mattoon and participated in the 9/11 recovery along with rebuilding homes from the Hurricane Katrina disaster, and he is a past President of the Little Theater on the Square.
Gary and his wife, Jenny, live in Neoga with their two daughters, Kyra and Ella.
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*The Premier Manager distinction is held by a select group of Managers at Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network and reflects a superior level of professional achievement and a steadfast commitment to achieving business objectives.
**The Premier Advisor distinction is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by completion of educational components, business production based on either of the past two years, and professionalism. Additional criteria, including length of service, may also be used to determine recipients.
***The Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor ranking algorithm is based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.
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