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William D. Blackford
Senior Vice President/Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Compass Portfolio Manager        

toll free: (866) 567-8282
tel: (864) 641-6340
fax: (864) 585-5266



Billy is a Senior Vice President/Wealth Management and began his career in the financial services industry in 1980. He is a third generation Spartanburg financial advisor and his family roots in the investment business go back to 1922. He holds the FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses and the general insurance license .

Mr. Blackford's practice focuses on the needs of the client, with a specialty in discretionary portfolio management. He has a strong belief in the mission to deliver client solutions with integrity, focused on long term financial needs.

Billy is a former president of the Board of Trustees of The Spartanburg Day School.  Also, he has served on the Session of First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg as Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee.

Mr. Blackford is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College with a BA in Government and Foreign Affairs . He enjoys music and concerts, golf, and traveling with his family. Billy and his wife, Page, have two daughters.