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Abbot Downing

David M. Parker , CFA

Managing Director

David M. Parker

David Parker is the managing director of the Abbot Downing office in Charlotte. He has been with Wells Fargo since 2004, previously as a managing director for Wells Fargo Family Wealth. David is responsible for the delivery of multi-family office and investment management services to our client families. With nearly 25 years of industry experience, David brings a comprehensive understanding of ultra-high-net-worth clients’ needs.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, David was the managing director of Private Wealth Advisors, the family office unit of SouthTrust. In that role, he was responsible for the development and execution of the strategic business plan that included working with affluent families, foundations and endowments. David began his career at a single family office in Birmingham, Alabama. 

David received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the Stephens College of Business, University of Montevallo. David sits on the Board of Advisors for the Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA North Carolina Society and the Charlotte Estate Planning Council.

David lives with his wife, Lynn, and their daughter, Abigail, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

401 South Tryon Street, 2nd Floor

Charlotte, NC 28202