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Edward R. Collins ’98

Edward R. Collins - Founding Partner of Artisan Wealth Management

Career Profile: Edward R. Collins is a Founding Partner of Artisan Wealth Management, LLC located in Lebanon, New Jersey. As a Wealth Advisor, Mr. Collins assists his clients in enhancing their financial literacy and pursuing their financial goals. He works with clients across the country, from Massachusetts to Florida and as far west as California.

Mr. Collins began his professional career at the United States Department of Justice before transitioning to private wealth management planning in 1998. Since then, he has earned his Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation and his Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) designation. He also holds the Series 7, Series 6, and Series 24 securities registrations, as well as his Life and Health Insurance licenses and has been named as one of the top private wealth management advisors in the country by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Collins is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Society of Financial Service Professionals and the Estate Planning Council.

Community Involvement: With a strong commitment toward giving back, Mr. Collins serves his local community in many ways. He is an active member of the North Hunterdon-Clinton Kiwanis Club. He also serves as Trustee and Treasurer of the Brian C. Kull Memorial Foundation, Inc., which issues college scholarships to deserving students who demonstrate excellence in the areas of service, leadership and fellowship within their communities.

Mr. Collins continues to maintain a strong tie to the Caldwell University Community as well. Prior to joining the Board of Trustees, he served on the Business Advisory Council for Caldwell University where he continues to play an active role. He is also a member of the Caldwell University Alumni Board.

Education: Mr. Collins graduated from Caldwell University with a double major in History (B.A.) and Psychology (B.A.), as well as a minor in Political Science and a Certificate in Government Service and Administration.