About Amy Byars-Harmon
Amy has been in the financial services industry for over 27 years working in banking as a manager, loan officer, as well as working as a real estate broker for seven years. In 2004, she realized her passion for helping people make good decisions with their money and pursued obtaining her securities registrations. She began her career as a financial advisor at MetLife in Shelby, NC. Amy has worked inside bank platforms as a financial advisor as well as with New York Life Insurance Company in Charlotte, NC.
In 2012, continuing to make her dream a reality, she began an independent practice. She earned the 2013 Woman of the Year award, awarded by The National Association of Professional Women membership who join together to develop innovative business and social relationships. To inspire female professionals to excel in their careers, Harmon founded the networking group, “PUMPS” (Professional, Upscale, Meeting, Partnering for Success) which she began in Charlotte, NC and now has a new chapter in Kings Mountain, NC. The group meets once a month to exchange ideas, referrals, and listen to guest speakers.
She is passionate about helping all people achieve economic success and financial security. In addition to investments, she specializes in helping woman who have gone through a difficult time, like divorce or losing a loved one, as well as long-term care planning. She often works in conjunction with a clients’ team of trusted professionals to reposition assets to pay for long-term care while preserving life savings.
Amy is married to Tommy Harmon, Fire Chief of the City of Kings Mountain. They, attend church at Christ Worship Center, Gastonia, NC and reside in Kings Mountain with their dog Maggie Mae. She has two children, Josh and Lindsay. In her spare time, Amy enjoys jogging, baking, and spending time in Asheville, NC.