Three new members - Jon Perry, Linda Norris and Andy Dixon
Jon Perry, Linda Norris, Club President Chris Davis and Andy Dixon
Jon was born in Plymstock and then raised in a village just outside of Exeter.
After gaining an honours degree from Bradford University in Industrial Technology and Management he chose a career in Financial Services, starting out with Eagle Star which later became part of Zurich Financial Services. He worked mainly as a ‘Broker Consultant’ providing technical and product support to Independent Financial Advisers. 5 years ago, Jon joined the ranks of the Independent Financial Adviser, working for AE Financial Services Ltd where henow puts his technical knowledge to very good use on behalf of his clients who come in all shapes and sizes ranging from individuals (looking to create, protect, and grow their finances) to small and medium sized businesses (looking to protect the business and its owners and provide pensions and other employee benefits for their staff).
Jon lives in West End with his wife and two children. When not running around after his kids, Jon enjoys playing and watching sports; particularly tennis, golf, and football, and helps out on Saturdays and Sundays coaching a local under 15s football team.
Linda was born in Portsmouth, educated there at the girl’s grammar school she then decided to emigrate to Southampton. This occurred on 1 May 1976 and was the day Southampton won the FA cup!
Prior to retirement, Linda was National Account Director at Thomson Directories and until earlier this year Linda was a councilor for the Portswood ward.
In 2015 she became our fine city’s 793rd mayor!
During Linda’s mayoral year she raised over £45,000 for charity. That was a record and it looks like one that will be difficult to beat by any future mayor.
She is also responsible for running the very successful Music in the City event here in Southampton. Now in its eighth year with the events held on 1 and 2 October.
Andy is Southampton born and raised, and grew up in Bitterne. He went to Itchen College to study Business, Maths, Accountancy and Physics and then obtained an honours degree in Accountancy and Finance from the University of Portsmouth.
Andy is now an Independent Financial Adviser at Ae Financial Services. . He mainly deals with people looking for low risk investments producing good returns, especially while bank interest rates are so low. Andy enjoys his work as, because he has independent status, he can look at all aspects of a client’s finances and suggest the best solutions for them from the whole market.
Andy is a current member of Southampton Round Table and lives in Sholing.