Ron Lazarov, CFP®

Ron Lazarov, CFP®

President, Co-Founder

As President and co-founder of Kelman-Lazarov, Ron focuses on asset management and investment strategies. “The most rewarding part of my job is building relationships with our clients,” Ron says. “We have worked with generations of families over the years and truly feel like we have made a difference in their lives as they planned for their future.”

Ron earned the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) from the College for Financial Planning in 1983 and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.

Ron co-founded the National Security & Trust Company in 1981 and Vital Records Control in 1988. He currently serves as secretary and a director of both institutions, which have grown to 14 locations in seven states. Ron is a member of Give 365 Memphis. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Memphis Zoological Society and is a past president of Bornblum Solomon Schechter School. In 2008, Ron served on the Fan Advisory Board of the Memphis Grizzlies NBA team.

He earned a B.B.A. degree in Marketing from the University of Texas in 1977 and an M.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University in 1979.

Ron and his wife Debbie have two grown children, Adam and Amy. Adam is married to Jami, and the couple recently welcomed the Lazarovs’ first grandchild, a girl, in April. Ron loves spending time with his family, especially the newest member! He also enjoys golf, travel, and watching the Grizzlies play ball.