Partner and Director of Financial Services, Certified Financial Planner
Chirag joined The Barnett Group in 2006 and currently serves as a partner and director of financial services. He brings a great wealth of advice and expertise to clients by staying involved with industry organizations like the Financial Planning Association of the Mid-South, Society of Financial Service Professionals, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the Memphis Estate Planning Council. Chirag has also served as a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) dispute resolution arbitrator since 2009.
He graduated from Rhodes College in 1998, received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at The University of Memphis in 2002 and attained his Retirement Planning Specialist designation from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Chirag developed a passion for financial services at the beginning of his career and continues to thrive in the industry. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, he has completed extensive training and is held to rigorous ethical standards. Chirag is required to understand all the complexities of the changing financial climate and will make recommendations in your best interest. He has also received his Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies. The AIF® designation certifies that he has specialized knowledge of fiduciary standards of care and their application to the investment management process.
Aside from his professional duties at The Barnett Group, Chirag also utilizes his talents to assist local organizations around Memphis and the surrounding area. He serves as a member of the Methodist Germantown Hospital Advisory Council and on the board of directors for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis, the Orpheum Theatre Group and the Professional Advisory Council for Christian Brothers University.
Chirag’s other accomplishments include graduating from Leadership Memphis in 2006, being named to the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 list in 2008 and being honored as a Life Member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. From 2011 through 2016, Chirag has received the Centurion Producer award from AXA Advisors, LLC.
When Chirag isn’t advising The Barnett Group’s clients with expert financial and investment planning strategies, he’s spending time golfing, running or participating in community service projects around the Mid-South.