Client Wealth Manager & Founder
Reginald A.T. Armstrong (Regi) is the President, a Client Wealth Manager, and founder of the Armstrong Wealth Management Group, a comprehensive fee-based wealth management firm in Florence, South Carolina. He combines discipline learned from his military experience, Christian values, and caring dedication to his clients to craft customized strategies that may lead to more predictable results.
Regi is the co-author of The Myth of the Rich Doctor, a book for physicians and dentists in their fifties and sixties. He is regularly quoted in the media including publications such as the Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Regi is also a weekly guest on Wake Up Carolina with Ken Ard on Thursday mornings at 7:05 am. The show can be heard on 95.3 FM in Florence and 105.9 FM in Sumter.
Regi was selected as one of the recipients of the 2017 Marion Medallion, which is sponsored and presented jointly by Francis Marion University and The Morning News. The medallion is awarded for generous service and notable contributions to the Pee Dee area and its residents. In 2016, the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce recognized Regi as the Small Business Person of the Year.*
Regi is a Certified Private Wealth Advisor℠ (CPWA®) designee through the Investments and Wealth Institute™ (formerly IMCA®). It is an advanced designation designed for financial advisors and consultants who work with high-net-worth clients on the life cycle of wealth. Regi is also a Registered Principal with and holds his Investment Advisor Representative registration through LPL Financial. Regi is a member of the Florence Rotary Club, on the Investment Committee of the Eastern Carolina Community Foundation, and on the McLeod Health Ethics Committee. He is a McLeod Fellow, has been on the advisory boards of many non-profit organizations, and was on the committee that established the Florence Veterans Park in 2008.
Regi served as an officer in the US Army and became a decorated combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm. In 1997, Regi joined the regional investment firm Wheat First as a Financial Advisor. In 2002, Regi founded Armstrong Wealth to allow him to better serve his clients in an atmosphere free of conflicts of interest.
Regi lives in Florence with his wife of almost 40 years. They are parents of three children and five grandchildren. Regi is an ordained Deacon and serves as the Director of the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese of Charleston. He also serves at St. Anthony Catholic Church. He also tries to stay physically fit and enjoys reading.
Radio Show: Weekly guest on Wake Up Carolina with Ken Ard on Thursday mornings at 7:05 am. The show can be heard on 95.3 FM in Florence and 105.9 FM in Sumter.
Favorite Sports Team: USC (both Gamecocks & Southern Cal).
Military: Served as an Artillery Officer and as a Military Intelligence Officer in the US Army.
Music: Loves music but can’t carry a tune to save his life.
*The Small Businessperson of the Year exemplifies professionalism, strives to enhance the Florence community, and has made a positive impact on the local economy.