The information you will see on this page is a secular “bio” that
is the world’s way of listing important highlights in someone’s
career. More important than any of these listings is the simple
truth of Dwight’s acceptance of Jesus Christ as his personal Savior
when he was a teenager. He adopted Matthew 6:33 as his theme for
life: “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness,
and all these things shall be added to you.” This is still
the best indication of who Dwight seeks to be, and what he hopes to achieve
in his life. By offering himself as a consultant; speaker; and
author on Biblical issues relating to investors and advisors, he continues
to work toward that goal.
more than 34 years as a
financial advisor at Merrill Lynch, taking full retirement on August
3, 2005, having achieved the title of First Vice President,
Investments and the CIMA designation. "Not a single
client complaint during his entire tenure”.
as a member of the company's
recognition clubs in 32 consecutive years.
of the first advisors to form a team to help
meet client needs.
- Manager of a
branch office for five years.
- Member of the financial advisors
hall of fame at Merrill Lynch.
At the time of
his retirement, the Short Melter Cox team had almost
$600 million in client assets that were entrusted
of Dwight Short include:
- The development of
the Triport Pyramid Asset Allocation System and
introduction of this innovative tool to help clients
assess the investment risks of their
holdings as well as manage the balance of their investments.
in forming a Christian Community Foundation, named
In His Steps Foundation (IHS) of which he is also
active as the Chairman of the Investment
- He is a
member of the National Association of Christian
Financial Consultants, and it has been this association
that has brought him to a greater awareness of the
importance of Biblical Investing and Christian Financial
- Public speaking and seminar breakout
speaker for NACFC and Kingdom Advisors
Experience in forming a team and creating a positive team attitude and environment were benchmarks of the early days of this aspect of Dwight's management capability. This could have been complicated later on as Dwight's son, Blair joined the team in 1996, and the integration of a family member with existing team members could have been a recipe for strife and disruption, but that did not happen. He has been able to share many of those ideals with other teams to avoid those problems and offers himself for consulting to teams who are facing those and other problems such as succession planning.
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