Dividend Assets Capital LLC Expands Asset Management Group

Staff Report

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Dividend Assets Capital LLC (DAC), an independent financial advisory firm in Ridgeland SC, has expanded its asset management services with the addition of Bill Ford, CFP, the new head of institutional sales.

Ford’s area of expertise includes traditional and alternative investment management, asset allocation, retirement plan and insurance solutions. As DAC’s new Managing Director, he will be responsible for initiating and managing strategic business alliances with financial intermediaries and institutions. DAC specializes in dividend growth and income investment strategies for individual and institutional client portfolios. The firm also serves as a sub-advisor to institutions and advisors.

“We continue to invest in our asset management capabilities by hiring what we view as top talent in the industry,” said Tony Ghoston, DAC’s president and Chief Operating Officer. “Bill is known for providing thoughtful advice and building long-term client relationships.”

Ford’s 20-year background in the financial services industry includes mostly recently serving as Vice President of strategic accounts for The Arboretum Group, an alternative investment firm specializing in private credit programs. He also has overseen and managed business development efforts for American Century Investments, Guardian Investor Services, MetLife and Putnam Investments. Ford has a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in business administration from the University of New Hampshire and is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional.