Our Team

 New York Area Office

Stuart A. Paris, CIMA
Stuart Paris is the founder and President of Paris International, a Principal of Granite Retirement Services, LLC, the creator of the ETF 401(k) Solution, the co-creator of The 401(k) Compliance Solution and the co-founder of ACI Partners, LLC.  Stuart received his BA in politics from Brandeis University and holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation from the University of Pennsylvania Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School.  

Michael R. Paris, AIF

Michael Paris is a principal in the Paris International family of companies. He was recently given the award of "Five Star Wealth Manager"*.  After attending Indiana University, Michael spent four years working as a financial planner for Trilogy Financial Services and then for ARGI Financial Group.  In 2008, Michael joined the Paris International Companies where he is senior principal overseeing the financial planning and wealth management practices of the firm.  He is also the creator and head of the employee benefit communication team.
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Maryland/Washington DC Metropolitan Area Office
Patrick Carroll, CFP
As co-founder of ACI Partners, LLC, and founder and President of Wealth Strategies Group, Patrick Carroll strives to help his clients protect and grow their wealth so they can enjoy life to the fullest.  For more than 30 years, Patrick has overseen and coordinated the financial affairs of a select group of businesses and families.  He is guided by the belief that financial planning is about people and relationships, not about money and financial products. Patrick is an investment advisor, a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Exit Planner with extensive training in business continuity plans and estate planning designs for business owners.