How I Met My Client: Charles Barkley | ThinkAdvisor by Janet Levaux


On a typical day in mid-March, when the market reacted to concerns over possible interest rate hikes, investors — including sports analyst and former NBA player Charles Barkley — called their advisors to check in.

Most days are busy,” said Glenn Guthrie, an independent advisor with the Birmingham Investment Group, in an interview. “It’s better than [just] sitting around … it’s good!”

Guthrie, whose group is affiliated with Raymond James (RJF) and based in Birmingham, Alabama, says he met Barkley more than 30 years ago.


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