Naples-Based Investment & Wealth Management Advisory Firm

Andrew Hill and Jennifer Figurelli

The seeds for Andrew Hill Investment Advisors, Inc. were planted 24 years ago, when Andy Hill and Jennifer Figurelli met while working at a national trust bank in Naples, Florida.

Andy and Jennifer had vastly different personalities, but they shared a strong work ethic, a desire to always act in the client’s best interest and an entrepreneurial spirit – the makings of an ardent team.

Over the next decade, they followed each other among two banks and experienced many tumultuous changes in the industry, including bank mergers, bank failures, client outsourcing and unstable management. Often, they would have brief conversations about starting their own investment advisory firm and, in 2009, they created a business plan.

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors officially opened in January 2010 with $0 in assets under management. Within three months, the firm grew to $10 million, thanks to a loyal client following. The first year in business was challenging, between servicing clients, growing the business, and using limited resources for technology and investment research.

Today, the firm has more than $160 million in assets under management and continues to grow thanks to referrals from existing clients and industry professionals. Andy and Jennifer provide customized portfolio management and financial concierge services to “middle-class millionaires,” a market that is underserved and overcharged.

The firms’ clients reside not only in Florida, but throughoutthe United States and include working professionals, retirees, private trusts, nonprofits, and business entities. A majority of the firms’ clients are females. The average age of a client is approximately 65 years, and most portfolios range in size between $750,000 to $3 million, while some relationships are significantly larger and complex.

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors, Inc. is a full-service firm, and its fees are based on a percentage of the portfolio value, aligning economic interest with their clients to increase portfolio size.

The firm attributes its’ success to Andy and Jennifer’s tenure ofworkingtogetherforovertwo decades, consistent investment performance, and first-class financial concierge services. The firm’s investment philosophy focuses on helping clients grow their portfolio while mitigating risk with security selection and making quick investment decisions without corporate red tape. At the same time, its financial concierge philosophy focuses on keeping clients organized and prepared for the known and unknown.

INVEST WITH CONFIDENCE IN KEEPING YOU ORGANIZED AND PREPARED ON WHAT’S NEXT IN YOUR FINANCIAL LIFE.

CREATE A LEGACY OF FINANCIAL SECURITY WITH ANDREW HILL INVESTMENT ADVISORS

Financial security is a gift for you and your loved ones. Since 2010, Andrew Hill Investment Advisors has empowered our clients to build their portfolios with sustanable investments and make smart, ethical decisions that last a lifetime.

Founded in 2010, Andrew Hill Investment Advisors is a Naples-based financial and portfolio advisory firm that delivers exceptional service, detailed wealth management research and strategic estate planning.

 

WEBSITE DISCLAIMERS & DISCLOSURE

Business Continuity and Succession Plan Disclosure Statement

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors, Inc. (“AHIA”) maintains a Business Continuity and Succession Plan (“BCP”) that has been developed with the goal of protecting the health and safety of our employees and maintaining continuity of service for our clients. Our Plan is designed to ensure that we are prepared to operate through significant business disruptions, so that our clients can access their accounts without significant interruption under most circumstances.
Key elements of our BCP include the following:

  • Critical data from our computer systems is backed up daily to geographically remote, secure facilities.
  • All AHIA employees can access its computer data remotely via secure connection. If AHIA’s primary network is not accessible, AHIA maintains replicas of all files and database servers in a geographically remote disaster recovery network available to all employees over a secure connection.
  • We maintain an office evacuation plan and emergency procedures in the event of a disaster affecting our primary office facilities or surrounding area.
  • We maintain an emergency contact list and procedures updated and distributed on a regular basis.


If your account requires servicing during a significant business disruption and we are unable to assist you, please call Fidelity Investments at 1-800-523-1203 and a dedicated team member will be able to assist you. It is impossible for us to anticipate every potential problem that may occur, but we believe our BCP will enable us to conduct business in the event of a variety of possible business disruptions. We review and test our BCP at least annually and it is subject to modification based on changing circumstances and assessment of need.

As a fiduciary, AHIA has certain legal obligations, including the obligation to act in client’s best interest. AHIA seeks to avoid a disruption of service to clients in the event of an unforeseen loss of key personnel, due to disability or death. To that end, AHIA has entered into a succession agreement with The Colony Group, LLC, effective May 24, 2019. AHIA can provide additional information to any current or prospective client upon request to Andrew D.W. Hill, President at 239-777-3188 or [email protected].

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors, Inc.
Privacy Notice

Andrew Hill Investment Advisors, Inc. (“AHIA”) believes it is essential that we maintain the privacy of the nonpublic personal information provided to us and that we obtain in connection with providing our products and services to clients.  AHIA views protecting its customers’ private information as a top priority subject to the requirements of the Federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.  AHIA has instituted policies and procedures to ensure that client information is kept private and secure. 

AHIA limits the use, collection, and retention of such information to what we believe is necessary or useful to conduct our business and to provide and offer clients quality products and services, as well as other opportunities that may be of interest. Information collected may include, but is not limited to name, address, telephone number, tax identification number, date of birth, employment status, annual income, and net worth. 

In providing products and services, we collect nonpublic personal information about our clients from the following sources: 

  • Information we receive from clients on applications or other forms (e.g. investment/insurance applications, new account forms, and other forms and agreements);
  • Information about client transactions with us or others (e.g. broker/dealers, clearing firms, or other chosen investment sponsors); and
  • Information we receive from consumer reporting agencies (e.g. credit bureaus), as well as other various materials we may use to put forth an appropriate recommendation, or to fill a service request.


AHIA does not disclose any nonpublic personal information about its clients or former clients to any non-affiliated third parties, except as permitted by law.  While servicing a clients’ account, AHIA may share some information with its service providers, such as transfer agents, custodians, broker-dealers, accountants and lawyers.  Additionally, we will share such information where required by legal or judicial process, such as a court order, or otherwise to the extent permitted under the federal privacy laws.  

AHIA restricts internal access to nonpublic personal information about clients to those associated persons of AHIA who need to access that information to provide services.  As emphasized above, it has always been and will always be AHIA’s policy never to sell information about current or former clients or their accounts to anyone.  It is also AHIA’s policy not to share information unless required to process a transaction, at the request of a customer, or required by law.

AHIA places strict limits on who receives specific information about client account(s) and other personally identifiable data. As a rule, we do not disclose nonpublic personal information we collect to others. However, because we rely on certain third parties for services that enable us to provide our advisory services to clients, such as our attorneys, auditors, other consultants, brokers, and custodians who, in the ordinary course of providing their services to us, may require access to information, we may share nonpublic personal information with such third parties. 

AHIA may also disclose such information to others upon a client’s written instructions.  Such written instructions may be amended, and/or rescinded at any time in writing.  If a client prefers that we not disclose confidential personal information about them to non-affiliated third parties who provide a product or service that we feel would benefit them, the client may direct us not to make disclosures to such non-affiliated third parties via an opt-out provision.  We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about clients to those persons associated with AHIA, who need access to such information in order to provide our products or services to clients.  We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard clients’ nonpublic personal information. If a client decides to close his/her account(s) or become an inactive customer, we will adhere to the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice. 

AHIA reserves the right to change these Privacy Principles, and any of the policies or procedures described above, at any time without prior notice. However, clients will be promptly provided with a current copy of our privacy notice upon material changes or upon request.  Active clients will receive a current copy of our privacy notice at least annually. These Privacy Principles are for general guidance and do not constitute a contract or create legal rights, and do not modify or amend any agreements.   If you have questions about this privacy policy, or if you wish to amend or rescind your written instructions with us at any time, please call us at (239) 777-3188.