Meet The Team

"Financial advisors Charlotte NC"

Edward Doughty, CFP®

Managing Director and Private Wealth Advisor

Ed has been a Financial Advisor for over twenty-five years and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ since 2008. He founded Epic Capital Wealth Management in 2009 and continues to serve individual clients and their immediate families.

His own upbringing was his inspiration for wanting to help other individuals accumulate, grow and protect their wealth. Growing up in a middle-class family in South Jersey, his parents were divorced when he was 5-years old. His father was a partner in a small but successful law firm while his mother battled multiple health challenges and required governmental financial assistance. He has seen both ends of the wealth spectrum which has instilled in him the want and desire to make smart money choices, both for himself, for his own family, and for his clients.

He is a big believer in continually educating himself in the field of personal finance and therefor has a strong focus on educating his clients to help them become better managers of their own wealth. Open dialogue, clear communication, full transparency and making himself available when needed is the foundation of each and every client relationship.

Epic Capital separates itself from other firms on a number of levels, but one of the most important to Ed was his firm’s community involvement and helping to lift up the underserved and the less fortunate. His personal passion to serve is unwavering and it is evidenced by his commitment to, and involvement with, a multitude of both local and international non-profits.

In his time outside of work his number-one priority and ultimate focus are his two young children, his daughter Ellie and his son Grady. Ed also greatly enjoys the outdoors, hiking, camping, and multi-sport training and exercise. He and his wife Jenny reside in the South Park area of Charlotte.

Jason Dimitriou

Branch Office Manager and Client Relations Manager

Jason originally joined Epic Capital Wealth Management reporting analysis but has since moved on to assist in serving clients in a number of roles. In his desire to work more closely with clients Jason attained his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses in 2018.

Understanding the paramount role money plays in every individual’s life, Jason finds the greatest satisfaction when he has the opportunity to serve clients directly as he walks them through our online financial planning process, a customized approach that he has helped refine and streamline at Epic Capital.

Originally from New Jersey, Jason has called Charlotte home since 2006. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he majored in History and specialized in Cold War Economic Theory. A perpetual student and avid reader, Jason constantly seeks new knowledge and has set his sights on earning a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation down the road.

Jason is a current board member of the local Wine to Water® Charlotte Chapter which helps to bring clean water to those in need around the world. He very much looks forward to his next international volunteer effort opportunity in addition to his own international adventures.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time engaged in activities at the US National White Water Center, competing in SPARTAN™ races, trail running, camping, and is an all-around avid outdoors enthusiast. He also devotes both his heart and time to his fiancée Meagan and their two dogs Galileo and Ellie.

Epic Insights

May 29, 2020

Information vs. instinct. When it comes to investment choices, many people believe they have a “knack” for choosing good investments. But what exactly is that “knack” based on? The fact is, the choices we make with our assets can be strongly influenced by factors, many of them emotional, that we may not even be aware … Continue reading “Making Investment Choices”

May 27, 2020

In corporate America, pension plans are fading away. Only 16% of Fortune 500 companies offered them to full-time employees in 2018, according to Willis Towers Watson research. In contrast, legal, medical, accounting, and engineering firms are keeping the spirit of the traditional pension plan alive by adopting cash balance plans.1

May 25, 2020

I’d like for you to meet my friend, Hugh. He’s a retired film stuntman who, after a long career, is enjoying his retirement. Some of what he’s enjoying about his retirement is sharing part of his accumulated wealth with his family, specifically his wife and two sons. Like many Americans, Hugh likes to make sure … Continue reading “The Gift Tax”

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