William Chambers (Cham) Mehaffey, III, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC

Cham grew up in New Orleans, LA.  Prior to completing his college work, Cham was in Navigation in the U.S. Submarine Service during the Cold War.  Upon his return to the states he resumed his college work at LSUNO, and in 1972 he and his new bride, Mary, moved to Lafayette, LA to complete his undergraduate work at the University of Southwestern LA.  While in school he supplemented his income as a house-father at Milne Boys Home, a night mechanic for a large regional ambulance service, an offshore oil rig worker during summers, he sold and repaired electronic equipment for a local retail store, and was Executive Director for the Boys’ Clubs of Lafayette, LA.  While at the Boys Clubs, Cham served on the Louisiana Governor’s Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Board. While in graduate school at the University of Southwestern LA, Cham was the Executive Director of the Lafayette Association for Retarded Citizens and General Manager of the Alleman/New Hope Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, a complex of various services for the benefit of special needs children and adults.

Cham began his career in Financial Services in Lafayette in 1980.  He has been an elite Producer, Trainer, Sales Manager and General Manager at Agency offices of major Financial Services Companies in Louisiana and Texas since that time. He is also a Registered Securities Principal and Corporate Registered Investment Advisor.

Cham is Past President of Multiresources, Inc., a work activity center for Special Needs Adults, Past President of his local Civitan Club, and Past Chairman of the Louisiana Chapter of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Education Committee for 6yrs.  He is a past member of the Louisiana Insurance Commissioners Advisory Board for 5years and Past President of his local chapter of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.   Cham is also a Commissioner for his local Fire District in St. Tammany Parish.

Cham’s professional designations include:

  • Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
  • Certified Long-Term Care Designee

Cham and Mary, his lovely wife of 47 years, live in the Folsom, LA area.  They have one son, Griffith, Owner of Stellarblade, LLC, a Media Production Company.

William Chambers (Cham) Mehaffey, III is a registered representative of and offers securities and investment advisory services through MML Investors Services, LLC.  Member SIPC (www.sipc.org) 3838 N Causeway Blvd., Suite 3400, Metairie, LA 70002.  (504) 613-2000.