•  Firm: Paramount Investment Advisors, Inc.
  • Job Title: Director of Planning and Investments
  • Certifications: CFP®, ChFC, EA, CLU


Chris D. Hardy, CFP®, EA, ChFC®, CLU® is the Founder and CEO of Paramount Investment Advisors, Inc. a firm that acknowledges and embraces their fiduciary responsibility to clients. Chris and his team accept the accountability of the recommendations that they provide to their clients.

Chris brings clarity to his clients financial vision by using his unique expertise in comprehensive wealth management and a disciplined process. Most people are not intentional with their finances beyond trying to pay down debt or set aside some money for a future event. He wants to help clients develop the plan that empowers them to live the life of their dreams, on their own terms.

Acting as the CFO of a clients' personal finances, Chris applies comprehensive strategies that help manage his clients' financial needs and goals. He has the experience and credentials to lead clients toward financial independence. Chris is a NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor and maintains the CFP®, EA, ChFC®, CLU® designations and certifications.


 Chris received his BS in Business Administration from Lee University.

Quote from Chris Hardy

“With almost 20 years of experience in the financial industry, Chris Hardy loves helping his clients achieve their financial goals and gain clarity on what they want to achieve.”