Wes Hunter is a Managing Director, a Private Wealth Advisor, and the founder of QTR Family Wealth in Orlando. As the senior leader of the team, Wes works closely with ultra-high-net-worth clients, providing them with sustained advice and guidance for the challenges and opportunities they encounter. A strong communicator and natural leader, he is particularly skilled in orchestrating in-depth initiatives that require close coordination and tight timing, harnessing both internal and external resources to deliver impactful strategies for individuals, families, and their businesses.
A natural connector, Wes facilitates tailored advice and guidance, identifying resources within the firm. His network of relationships, he believes, helps him to circumvent some of the headwinds that can arise, smoothing the path of clients and their family members in pursuing their objectives. Wes’s consultative approach and experience have deepened his knowledge of best practices, allowing him to share the findings of peer clientele. Wes also grounds his service ethic in a genuine warmth and personalization, delivering an extensive suite of capabilities in a manner that is meaningful and direct. He is gratified to have a measurable impact on clients’ lives and those of successive generations, serving as a trusted resource, a reliable confidante, and an informed sounding board for new ideas and opportunities.
Wes began his career in financial services in 1998 at First Union, and then joined Bank of America/Merrill in 2002. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Central Florida. Committed to professional excellence, Wes holds the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM CRPC® designation. Prior to attending college, Wes served as a “father figure” to his younger brother and team member, Chad, mentoring him on the path that has yielded their close collaboration today.
An alumnus of The Boys & Girls Club, Wes is an active supporter of their outreach and also contributes to a number of community causes.
An Orlando native, Wes remains close with many families he’s known for years. He is a member of Heathrow Country Club and enjoys golfing with clients. He also likes to travel and has explored new destinations with client families who have become close friends.