Michael Mullis, managing partner and wealth manager for Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management, was recognized as one of Barron’s 2021 ‘America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors’ for the seventh consecutive year and ranked one placement up from 2020’s ranking to number 7 among the ‘Top 10 Financial Advisors in Alabama.’

Barron’s ‘America’s Top Financial Advisors’ list annually honors America’s best financial advisors from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. Rankings are determined from factors including: assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice, and philanthropic work.

“I am honored to be recognized by Barron’s as a Top Financial Advisor among such a prestigious list of outstanding wealth managers,” states Michael Mullis, Managing Partner at Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management. “This honor is a testament of my outstanding team at Kelley & Mullis and our dedication and expertise in this industry.”

The Barron’s ranking of “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors” is the largest, most comprehensive of the annual advisor lists that is run. The list ranks the top advisors from each state with the number of spots dependent on the state’s population and wealth. The rankings are based on data provided by over 4,000 of the best financial professionals around the nation. The Barron’s rankings shine a spotlight on the best advisors, with an eye towards raising standards in the industry.

To view the Barron’s “Top Financial Advisors 2021” visit https://www.barrons.com/report/top-financial-advisors/1000/2021.

About Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management

Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management firm is an independent wealth management firm located in Birmingham, Alabama. Founded over 35 years ago, Kelley & Mullis takes pride in being an independent firm, allowing them to focus on clients as individuals. With the highest level of quality customer service and the Firm's notable achievements, Kelley & Mullis has been featured in Wealth Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Birmingham Magazine and Birmingham Business Journal. In addition, Michael Mullis, Managing Partner of Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management, was recognized as one of Barron's “America's Top 1000 Financial Advisors” and “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors”. Additional information is available at www.kmwealthmanagement.com

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