Client Wealth Manager & Partner
H. Lee Carter III (Lee) is a Client Wealth Manager and partner of the Armstrong Wealth Management Group, a comprehensive fee-based wealth management firm in Florence, South Carolina. He has served in roles such as Director of Sales and Marketing, in which he helped the firm triple its brokerage and advisory assets under management through LPL Financial. As Client Wealth Manager, Lee conducts client reviews, evaluates their financial portfolios, and meets prospective clients.
Lee is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ (AAMS®) designee and an Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠ (AWMA®) designee. He also holds the Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC) designation and FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 securities registrations through LPL Financial. Lee attended Francis Marion University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Lee has been with the firm since it was founded in 2002 and became a partner in 2010.
Lee grew up in Kingstree, South Carolina, and attended Francis Marion University, where he played centerfield and pitched for the Patriot baseball team. In addition to being a baseball team member, Lee was also a member of the Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity and Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society.
Lee lives in Florence with his wife and son. Lee is a member of the FMU Alumni Association, FMU Swamp Fox Club, and serves as a Deacon at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Lee enjoys volunteering in the community, with two causes standing out in front. First, he is a past President and current member of the Kiwanis Club of Florence. When Lee joined the Kiwanis Club of Florence, he became active in the Terrific Kids Program. Every month he represents the Kiwanis Club at a local elementary school to recognize kids excelling in being all-around students.
Lee is also a past President and current board member of All 4 Autism in Florence County, working to help make the Pacing for Pieces/Piece Jam event a successful fundraiser for the Autism Resource Center of the Pee Dee. Lee has a personal connection and is passionate about volunteering for this organization. These causes touch kids early when a significant impact can be made.
Loves all things sports: he played three in high school.
Stays in shape by chasing after his energetic son.
Favorite Sports Team: Clemson Tigers & Francis Marion baseball team.
Food: Cooking out on the grill.
B.S., Francis Marion University
Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠
Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠
Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC)
Board of Directors & Past President, All4Autism
Member & Past President, Florence Chapter Kiwanis Club