Jay Hummel

Partner at Elk River Wealth

Jay Hummel is a Partner at Elk River Wealth Management. He is also the co-founder of Wealth Advisor Growth Network, a company focused on helping financial advisors deliver better outcomes to their clients.

Jay is the author of The Essential Advisor, a book focused on helping advisors and customers build value in their relationship. He is also the former President and Chief Operating Officer of a large independent advisory firm which focused on the needs of 250 high net worth families. Prior to that, Jay was the head of the Personal Financial Solutions business at American Century Investments which served over 600,000 individual and small business clients.

Jay is a proud husband and father of two sons and a daughter. He is not a good golfer but enjoys playing when he finds the time. Broncos fans: don’t hold it against him but he and his wife live in Kansas City. Jay received his BBA and MS from the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business.


  • Partner

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