James Cook

James Cook

Financial Advisor

Phone: 785-233-6400
Fax: 785-233-8711

James Cook joined Waddell & Reed in September 2016 as a Financial Advisor. He and Keith work together to help clients pursue their financial goals.


James’s accomplishments include his time as a volunteer youth group leader, which was for the same group of boys from their 7th grade year through their 12th, his 8 years of management experience in a growing company, and his greatest accomplishment was being able to marry his best friend, Hiliary. Hiliary and James attend Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church and are active members. They enjoy volunteering in the nursery once a month. They have one pup named Charlie.


James is a native of Lawrence. As such, one of James's favorite pastimes include watching KU basketball. He also enjoys an active lifestyle which includes playing most sports. Some of his other interests include spending time with family and good friends, cooking, reading in a coffee shop, and writing.




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