Erik W. Morris, IACCP®
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Years employed with APS: 5
Erik W. Morris is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Asset Planning Services, Ltd. Erik joined APS in March of 2016. In his role, he is responsible for directing and managing operations activities of the firm. He began his career in the financial services industry in 2004, and has spent the vast majority of his career within the managed account business at BNY Mellon, working primarily in the Pershing Managed Investments and Lockwood Advisors business lines. Erik has held numerous roles in performing and leading back-office operations, as well as roles in compliance and operational risk. Most recently, Erik served as Director, Sr. Group Manager for Lockwood Advisors, where he had primary responsibilities for the day to day operations of the investment advisory operations team.
Erik graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Economics and International Relations, and received his Master of Science in Financial Services from St. Joseph’s University. Erik also earned his Green Belt Six Sigma Certification through Pershing’s Quality Management Office. In 2018 Erik earned the Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP®) designation, co-sponsored by National Regulatory Services (NRS) and the Investment Adviser Association (IAA).
Erik currently resides in Skippack, Pennsylvania with his wife Elizabeth, daughter Emily, son Evan, and their two dogs. When not at work, Erik enjoys, skiing, golf, soccer, and spending quality family time at home or in Long Beach Island, New Jersey.