Hampton C. Adams III

Financial Advisor


(800) 472-1066

Hampton C. Adams, M.B.A., AIF® is a Financial Advisor with Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC (SEIA) in the Newport Beach office. Mr. Adams received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1986. He then went on to complete his M.B.A. at the University of Virginia (Darden School of Business). Currently he is a Registered Representative of, a licensed insurance agent (CA Ins. Lic. # OI44209) and is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles and the Financial Planning Association of Orange County. He also earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) professional designation from Fiduciary360, receiving formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility.

Since 1988 Mr. Adams has been in the financial services industry with a focus on economics, research and portfolio management. Prior to joining SEIA, he held positions with several investment banks including; Citicorp Securities, Prudential Securities and CIBC World Markets as well as the economic consulting firm of Arthur B. Laffer & Associates. Many notable individual clients, executive groups and corporations have retained him for seminars and private consultations. He has been featured in the press and quoted for his insights on the markets.

Mr. Adams and his family reside in Orange County, California. He is active in the community having served as a Group Leader in the YMCA Adventure Guides Program, a middle school basketball coach, an AYSO-certified soccer referee, and an usher at St. Joachim Catholic Church.