Andy began his business career working in corporate finance for large national corporations. During those early years, he was introduced to the many financial issues faced by individuals, small businesses, and corporations. With a desire to help people proactively address these personal financial issues, he transitioned into the retail financial services industry. Andy first worked as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch for eleven years, seeing both the best and the worst of Wall Street. In 2009, realizing that he could offer more objectivity to his clients he joined an independent broker/dealer. Andy signed on with LPL Financial, and founded his own firm. Andy’s principle office is located near the Social Security Service Center in northeast Wichita, Kansas at 3122 N. Cypress.
Now, as an independent financial advisor with more than 19 years of experience in the industry, he specializes in retirement planning strategies, estate planning, and investment management for individuals, small businesses, and families. Andy is committed to upholding the high ethical standards of the Financial Planning Association, FINRA, and LPL Financial, LLC.
Andy was born and raised in Winfield, Kansas, graduating from Winfield High School in 1983. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Kansas and a Master of Business Administration from Wichita State University. He and his wife Amy live in Wichita. They are proud parents of Elizabeth and Alex, who are both attending Kansas State University. The family are members of Chapel Hill Methodist Church. As a family, they enjoy traveling and being in the great outdoors; and cherish spending time with friends and family. If it’s not raining too hard, Andy can be persuaded to play a round of golf.
Finally, Andy wants people to know that, although born in Winfield, his parents arrived in Kansas in 1962 as immigrants from Cuba. As a result of his family he has become fluent in speaking Spanish. Andy’s father was a physician in Winfield for many years.
Andrew R. Carro has obtained his FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations currently held with LPL Financial, and he is a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM. Andrew is licensed by Kansas and several other states to offer life, long-term care, and disability insurance; as well as fixed and variable annuities.