Waddell & Reed

Investment Advisor
in Mission, KS

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About this Advisor

Derek Tracz is a financial advisor who works in Mission, Kansas, who has 10 years of professional experience. Tracz works at Waddell & Reed. The advisor has gained experience at Jackson National Life Distributors, Waddell & Reed Inc and Ivy Funds Distributor Inc. Tracz has Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, which qualify them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and is able to advise clients in Kansas. Waddell & Reed is a financial advisory firm that has its headquarters in Mission, Kansas. The firm has offices in 357 locations and a total of 1,700 employees. It controls $27 billion in assets across its 180,314 client accounts, making it one of the biggest investment advisory firms in the United States by assets under management. The firm serves 130 charities and foundations. Of its 180,314 customer accounts, just 1% belong to high-net-worth clients who have at least $1 million in assets. Waddell & Reed provides a number of services, including financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. Financial management fees vary depending on the type of financial services. Fee types billed by Waddell & Reed most likely include asset-based and fixed fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65

Years of Experience

10 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients, Pension consulting services, Selection of other advisers, Educational seminars/workshops

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Fixed Fees



Office Location

6300 Lamar Avenue
Mission, KS 66202-4200

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Waddell & Reed Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


KS Average: $2,243,162,756
Total Number of Employees


KS Average: 44
Total Number of Accounts


KS Average: 4,091
Average Account Size


KS Average: $548,316

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Investment Advisory Services

  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients
  • Pension consulting services
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Educational seminars/workshops

Derek Tracz Work History

Derek has 10 years of experience.

2013 - Present (9 years)

Waddell & Reed Inc

2013 - Present (9 years)

Ivy Funds Distributor Inc

2010 - 2013 (3 years)

Jackson National Life Distributors


Derek Tracz has no disclosures.

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