John Sloop, CFP ® , MBA

John Sloop, CFP ® , MBA


John Sloop is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner. He is an Investment Advisor Representative under Independent Advisor Alliance, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor in Charlotte, NC.

Since 1997, John has built a clientele that consists of individuals as well as small business owners. His knowledge and experience play key roles in helping clients more effectively work toward their financial goals.

A longtime resident of Rock Hill, SC, John is active in the community. He has appeared as a guest on Rock Hill’s CN2 Cable News Channel. John conducts financial planning seminars on a regular basis and is a frequent speaker for various groups such as York Technical College’s Investment Class, Bowater Women’s Club, Rock Hill Ladies Auxiliary, Rock Hill Owls Club, and Piedmont Medical Center. In 2007, he was selected by the board of ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union, formerly known as Bowater Carolina Federal Credit Union, to serve as the Financial Planning representative for its 10,000 plus membership in the York, Lancaster, and Chester Counties of South Carolina. John has also served as Chairman of The Board of Deacons and is a past choir member at the First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

After graduating from The Citadel with a BS degree in Business Administration, John earned his MBA from Georgia College and State University while serving as an officer in the United States Air Force. In March 2003, John earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner designation.


  • The Citadel—B.A. Charleston, SC
  • Georgia College and State University—M.B.A. Milledgeville, GA

Securities Registrations

  • General Securities Principal – Series 24 held with LPL Financial
  • General Securities Representative – Series 7 held with LPL Financial
  • Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination – Series 63 held with LPL Financial


  • LPL Financial



Boards & Organizations

  • Member of Financial Planning Association (FPA)
  • Member of First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

Past Member

  • Rock Hill Breakfast Rotary
  • Rock Hill Kiwanis Club
  • Served on “Young Members” Board for Museum of York County
  • Served as Deacon and Deacon Chairman at First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

Personal Info

  • Residence: Rock Hill, SC
  • Family:
    • Shellie (wife)
    • Sydney (daughter)
    • Manning (son)



Phone: 803-909-7000