Awards and Recognition



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Chelsea Adams PhD

Financial Advisor

After nearly a decade of teaching in higher education, Chelsea joined Stratos Wealth Partners.
She has a passion for education, and loves helping people understand their finances and
work towards their goals. She earned her PhD in English from the University of Nevada, Las
Vegas, and holds an MA from Weber State University and a BA from BYU Provo. She has won
multiple awards for her excellence in research and teaching, and in 2023 she was named one of 8 Excellence Awardees for the InvestmentNews Women to Watch Rising Star of the Year Award.

Currently, Chelsea lives in Layton, Utah, and enjoys social partner dancing, reading, hiking,
and traveling. She is also an animal and plant lover, with two rescue cats and dozens of plants.
And you can still find her teaching the occasional course at Weber State or volunteering her
time at the community writing center in the Salt Lake City library.