Shelley Ford - Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor - Denver, CO
Morgan Stanley
Shelley Ford
Financial Advisor
1550 Market Street
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 572-4839
toll-free: (800) 477-3041 
fax: (303) 825-4407

For me, retirement planning means more than providing my clients with investment advice. It means helping them maintain the financial independence they’ve worked their whole lives to achieve.

My consultative process begins with an in-depth discussion of your current finances and future objectives. We’ll address issues you might have overlooked and determine how we can help you adjust your investment strategy to accommodate changing conditions and meet any unforeseen expenses and income demands that may arise during retirement.

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  • Asset Management
  • Business Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Corporate Retirement Plans
  • Family Consulting
  • Financial Planning
  • Professional Portfolio Management
  • Retirement Planning
Education and Licensing
  • Bachelor's of Science Marketing and Economics University of Colorado Boulder
  • Series 7, General Securities Representative
  • Series 66, Combined Investment Advisory Agent & Uniform State Exam
  • Life, Health & Variable Annuity Insurance Licensed
Business Experience

  • Prior to her career as a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley*, Shelley Ford has 15 years of business development (GTM strategies), marketing and sales experience with non-profits, entrepreneurial & large corporate environments. She has helped raise funds from VCs, Banks and accredited individual investors. Shelley most recently worked with several innovative mortgage and lending groups to fund beta test sites for originating and processing loans. Additionally, she has spent several years working with investors and start-up companies in the Clean Tech, Automotive, and software development (Raising $1 to $50 Million in VC and Angel). An accomplished grant writer, Shelley continues her involvement with non-profits, currently serving on Board of Directors for the Peripheral Neurological Association.. She has earned a BS (Marketing and Economics) from the University of Colorado and currently working on an MBA from Webster University. Completed Series 7 and Series 66. EXO Member, MVP South Metro Chamber of Commerce, Beta Sigma Phi, Alpha Phi and Cambridge Who’s Who.
    “My success in business to date can be mainly attributed to my ability to create trusted client relationships through a deep understanding of their financial and personal goals, thereby creating specific programs which will facilitate achieving these goals.”

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  • See December On the Markets from the Global Investment Committee featuring

    “Be Thankful” Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley & Co., says we are still “firmly entrenched” in a classic late-cycle economy and bull market, but the high returns we experienced this year are unlikely to be repeated in 2018. 

    Ringing in Year 10 of the US Economic Expansion Midway through next year, the US will celebrate its 10th year of economic expansion, notes Ellen Zentner, chief US economist for Morgan Stanley & Co. Though unemployment is low and interest rates are rising, a lack of overheating in critical sectors such as housing suggests the economy has room to run. 

    • Global Equities Move Into Thin Air New 12-month forecasts for global equity markets imply only modest single-digits gains, according to Morgan Stanley & Co. equity strategists. That’s because earnings growth is likely to slow and price/earnings ratios will probably undergo compression.

    • Plus, look for more on the economy, equities and bonds. 

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Shelley Ford holds the following registrations:
Securities Agent: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Managed Futures

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