D. Francis Gilkes
Operations Manager

Francis joined FCG in 2012 bringing with him over 30 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining FCG, Francis was the Vice President of New Business Implementation & Integration for the various lines of business within Fidelity Investments/National Financial Services.

Francis began his career at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. in mutual funds and eventually moved on to become the Operations Manager of the Correspondent Clearing Division, Broadcort. As Vice President, he managed retirement plans, limited partnerships, mutual funds, conversions, transmissions, training, money managers, after hours trading and vendor relations.

At FCG, Francis is responsible for the day-to-day management of Brokerage Operations, Trading, AML, Compliance Review, and Broker Compensation.

Business Philosophy

At FCG Advisors you have an experienced partner with a plan for your financial future. Our team is vigilant in the face of change, and we are committed to non-constraining independence, transparency with regard to pricing and performance, the highest levels of service, and absolute integrity 100% of the time.