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Scott Iles

Scott Iles

Vice President, Financial Coach

Scott Iles has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. As a financial coach, he guides families to align their money with their purpose then plan and invest to live a life they love. 

Scott has extensive experience in investing, retirement and financial planning. For those new to finances and investing, or experiencing the loss of a partner or spouse, Scott is a patient and caring guide. His reassuring presence helps make investing and complex issues such as long-term care, Medigap policies, Social Security, and life insurance easy to understand.

Scott began his career in 1987 with The Hartford Insurance Company as a Senior Sales Consultant. In 1997 he joined Webster Bank as an Investment Representative and Branch Manager. In 2001, Scott briefly held a client service position with Bankers Life and Casualty before transitioning to Kelly Financial Group, an independent retirement planning firm. 

With a goal to educate clients and put their interests before anything else, in 2005 Scott and his colleague Greg Hammond, CFP®, CPA became business partners, acquiring Kelly Financial Group from its founder, Walter J. Kelly, Jr. Scott became a managing member and Vice President. Greg and Scott made a smooth transition without losing a single client. In 2012 Kelly Financial Group changed its name to Hammond Iles Wealth Advisors and continues to grow and flourish serving three generations of families. 

Scott co-hosts Your Money, Your Purpose podcast where he helps listeners dive deep into all things money. He teaches finance and investing classes, and coaches individuals and families on retirement planning, the financial planning process, investing and creating a legacy.  

Scott holds a degree in finance and is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Naugatuck Valley College, Waterbury, CT. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys the occasional golf or fishing outing. He contributes locally by matching charitable gifts to CT Children’s Medical Center, Vermont Food Bank, Feeding America, Foodshare, Healing Meals and CT Cancer Foundation. Scott lives in Wolcott, CT with his wife Melissa. They have two sons, Kevin who is also a financial coach at Hammond Iles and Christopher who attends University of Vermont.

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