Rigby provides investment advice to individuals, families and corporations.
Rigby attended Southern Methodist University and Wichita State University where he received a bachelor's degree in 1969. He completed graduate course work in finance and real estate. Rigby holds the Series 7 (General Securities Representative), 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam), and 65 (Uniform Investment Advisor) securities licenses, as well as life, health, and variable licenses.
Rigby was a vice president with First National Bank in Wichita before entering the securities industry in 1977. He started his own firm in 1979 which is the was the original predecessor to Fortis Advisors.
Rigby has worked with Wichita Jaycees, WSU Alumni Board, Via Christi Foundation Board, Via Christi Charity Classic Board for many years including being Tournament Director, Wichita Wagonmasters Captain 19, Wichita River Festival Volunteer over 20 years, WFI Board of Directors 3 terms, Wichita East Rotary, Admiral Wind Wagon Smith XXV 1998, Crestview Country Club Board of Directors, President 3 years, WSU SASO Board 2nd term.
Brad provides investment advice and financial planning to individuals, families, corporations, and foundations.
Brad received a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas in 1991. He attained the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation from the College of Financial Planning in 1999 and the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation from the American College in 2006. Brad holds the Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam), and Series 65 (Uniform Investment Advisor) securities licenses, as well as life, health, and variable licenses.
Having been commissioned as a second lieutenant upon graduating KU, Brad served as a tank platoon leader and detachment commander in the Kansas Army National Guard and as a staff officer in the U.S Army Reserve. Brad has been providing advice to investors professionally since 1993. Before joining Fortis Advisors in February of 2018, Brad practiced individually as Fitts Financial Strategies, LLC, for 17 years. Prior to that he held positions as an investment officer at the state's largest bank, and as a Vice President of Investments at Gold Capital Management.
An active volunteer, Brad is a member of the Downtown Y's Men and has served as President. He supports numerous Wichita causes as a Wichita Wagonmaster and served as the 43rd Captain. An Eagle Scout himself, Brad supports the Quivira Council with special events. In 2007 he was named to the 40 under 40 by the Wichita Business Journal.
Executive Assistant to Rigby Carey and Brad Fitts, ChFC®
With over 14 years of financial services experience, Mel is a key member of Rigby and Brad's team. She is the lead associate in charge of client service.