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Shepherdstown Rotary Club honors Rob Hoxton

By Staff | Oct 10, 2014

The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown has presented a Paul Harris Award to Club member A. R. (Rob) Hoxton IV. The presentation was made at the Club’s regular Sept. 30 breakfast meeting at the Bavarian Inn.

The Paul Harris Award is the Shepherdstown Rotary Club’s highest award. It is named for the individual who founded Rotary International in 1905, Paul Percy Harris (1868-1947).

The Shepherdstown Club periodically bestows this award on club and community members who exemplify the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” The club makes a $1,000 contribution from its own funds to the International Rotary organization’s charitable foundation on behalf of each award recipient.

Mr. Hoxton is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Business Development of HFI Wealth Management, a Shepherdstown-based financial services firm that also has offices in Winchester and McLean, Virginia.

He began his career in the financial services industry in 1986, working with American International Group (AIG), a New York-based insurance and financial services provider based in New York.

He returned to West Virginia with his wife, Mary Logan Hoxton, in 1990.

He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF).

Nationally, he has been active within the leadership of the Financial Planning Association, the nation’s largest membership organization for financial planning professionals.

Locally, he served as president of the Eastern Panhandle Association of Life Underwriters; president of United Way of Jefferson County; president of Jefferson Health Care Foundation; and has served as a board member of Jefferson Memorial Hospital and Potomac Valley Audubon Society.

Hoxton is also founder of The Rural Financial Planning Project, a program at Shepherd University that aims to improve the lives of Americans through the promotion of financial literacy and the delivery of financial planning by well-trained and ethical financial planning professionals.

He is a graduate of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and from the Certified Financial Planning Professional Program of the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.