After graduating from the Darla Moore School of Business of University of South Carolina in 2002 with her International Master of Business Administration degree, Julia Parks joined AXA to become a financial advisor and has since built a very successful personal practice. She is a Sterling level producer and a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). She is recognized as America's Top Financial Planner through Consumers' Council of America since 2012.

In June 2009, she started to lead a local advisor team to grow and develop local marketplace. Her team was awarded several company recognition including as the Runner-up team of AXA 2012 March Madness Sales Campaign. She also won multiple leadership awards through AXA and GAMA, the industry organization.

She was featured on the cover of January 2016 issue of WDM (Women of Distinction Magazine) as the Woman of Distinction.

She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional, a Chartered Life Underwriter, a Chartered Financial Consultant and a Retirement Income Certified Professional. She attended AXA Institute at Harvard University, and was awarded Retirement Planning Specialist through the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. She is currently studying Social Entrepreneurship at University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

She is a member of Make-A-Wish foundation. She created AlgorithmWay® in February 2017. She lives in Blythewood, South Carolina with her husband and their two sons. 


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