Douglas Marion

-RRA Certified Advisor-


Advanced Wealth Strategies


Cornelius, North Carolina


We’re results-oriented creative problem-solvers who, through collaboration, bring fresh eyes and a holistic approach to our clients’ problems.

Douglas is an Independent Advisor Representative and licensed insurance agent who helps his clients work toward an overall comprehensive plan. This plan focuses on education of both accumulation and income distribution. One company in this business cannot be the perfect fit for everyone’s unique financial picture.

Douglas graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College (now University) in NC and has been in the financial services industry for 16 years in different capacities. He was a collegiate athlete at LR, running Cross Country and Track. He studied Economics and Business in college, then obtained the Certified Estate Planner designation shortly after. This training and mentorship experience with some of the top advisors in the country brought him eventually to the market of Advanced Planning and specializing in business and high net worth planning, while also being able to provide these same strategies to the average American family. He attends educational conferences around the country to continue learning the top strategies available to his clientele.

He started Advanced Wealth Strategies, Inc. to help consumers that want to learn about asset protection, growth and how to potentially achieve a tax-free income planning with less risks. If people want help implementing these strategies or would like recommendations, he’s happy to take time to customize a plan that could work for you. He specializes in taking the complex and making it simple and understandable. Advanced Wealth Strategies, Inc. is a real estate friendly financial planning firm with a belief that real estate is an effective diversification for taxes and income.

He is the current President for the LRU Alumni Association, Finance Chair and Incoming Preside of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Board, in the Lake Norman Young Professionals, Associate Chair of the Lake Norman Small Business Network, on the Advisory Board for the Cain Center for the Arts, member of Business Leaders Unleashed, received an award for Charlotte’s Top 30 Under 30, and was in the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honors Society.