Irby Thompson is a native of Montgomery, Alabama and has worked in the financial services industry for over 40 years.
He now serves as a Managing Director of Warren Averett Asset Management and heads the firm’s Montgomery office. He is a 1976 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he majored in Finance and Risk Management. Following graduation he was an owner and principal of a commercial lines insurance agency, Thompson Insurance, for twenty years. He earned the Certified Financial Planner designation in 1993, and went to work full time as a Wealth Management Consultant shortly thereafter. Irby’s work centers on serving the long-term financial planning needs of clients and their families in a holistic and multi-generational context. Near-retirees, retirees and widows are well represented in the clients he serves. He has significant experience in the process of portfolio design, investment manager research & selection and the ongoing monitoring of portfolio performance. He is married to the former Anne Griffin of Montgomery and they have five children and an increasing number of grandchildren.