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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
On October 16, 2018, R. Bryant Moore, ChFC®, CLU® celebrates his 15th with Ashford Advisors. Mr. Moore lives to serve others and invests in the relationships he builds with clients and within his community.  Bryant Moore joined The Guardian Life Insurance of America® in the Birmingham Office of Ashford Advisors in 2003, following in the footsteps of his father who spent over forty years in the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us  -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd Op-Ed by State School Superintendent Richard Woods:  Imagine if the success of your child – or your grandchild, niece or nephew, or next-door neighbor – was summed up entirely by their performance on a single end-of-year test. Unfortunately, there are ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
GEORGIA — Victims of Hurricane Michael that took place beginning on Oct. 9, 2018, in Georgia may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Georgia. Following the recent major declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS announced today that affected taxpayers in certain counties will ...read more
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Book Festival of the MJCCA Runs Through November 18   From October 30 – November 18, 2018, the Book Festival of the MJCCA will celebrate 27 years of bringing culture and conversation to the Southeast. All events will be held at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA), 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.   According to Book Festival Co-Chair Bea Grossman. “More than 13,000 people ...read more
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Ashford Advisors representatives Peter E. Bourg, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, Michael J. Ghioto, CFP®, RICP®, Matthew G. Lipscomb, CLU®, ChFC®, and William R. Mumpower, CLU®, CFP®, RICP® have been recognized as 2018 Five Star Wealth Managers. Five Star Professional awarded the top 4% of Atlanta area wealth managers who are committed to excellence. This is the seventh consecutive year for both ...read more
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
How do you want to live at the end of your life?Workshop To Help Families Begin Conversations About Care Wishes  Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 10:00am to 12:00pmHosted at Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA According to The Conversation Project, a national non-profit movement, 92 percent of people agree that having conversations with loved ones ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
October 1, 2018 marks a milestone anniversary for Memphis Financial Advisor, David Earhart. He has spent the last three decades committed to enhancing the lives of his clients and bettering his community.  After spending just over a decade working with the Tennessee Valley Authority, Mr. Earhart joined The Guardian Life Insurance of America® as a Financial Representative in 1988. He moved to ...read more
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Dr. Scott E. Tate attended Indiana State University and received his undergraduate degree in 1986. He received his master’s degree from Purdue University in Biology in 1995. Then graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1999.  While attending Indiana University School of Dentistry, Dr. Tate was the recipient of various scholastic and academic achievement awards. After dental ...read more
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The month of October marks a milestone anniversary for Lee Evans of the Ashford Advisors Vidalia office. Over the past decade, Mr. Evans has enriched the lives of the people in his community and focused on providing tools that lead clients to financial independence.  Lee Evans joined Ashford Advisors in 2008 as a former client of several years. He saw great value and benefit in Ashford’s ...read more
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Sunday, September 30, 2018
Paata Stanley Management wants to provide your company/business a photograph makeover. If your company's staff wants to take updated professional headshots that can be used internally and/or externally, please contact Paata Stanley Management directly. The team will arrange for a professional photographer come to your location and work with your staff. Also, if you need updated photography for ...read more
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Monday, September 24, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us September 24, 2018 – The State Board of Education will hold a two-day regular meeting on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, and Thursday, September 27, 2018. The meeting will be in the State Board Room, 2070 Twin Towers East. NOTE: For the official meeting agenda, please visit Simbli/eBoard. COMMITTEE ...read more
Categories: Education, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Graduation rate reaches 81.6 percent, highest ever under adjusted cohort rate MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us School & district results: Excel | PDF September 19, 2018 – Georgia’s high school graduation rate increased again in 2018, rising to 81.6 percent from 80.6 percent in 2017. This is an all-time high for Georgia’s graduation ...read more
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Ashford Mississippi, LLC’s General Agent, David B. Allen, CLU®, ChFC®, celebrates his 40th anniversary with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® in 2018. Mr. Allen joined Guardian on September 1, 1978, starting the general agency, Allen Financial Group, formerly Allen Associates, in Jackson, Mississippi.  In November of 2017, David Allen merged Allen Financial Group with another ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC® of Ashford Advisors has been recognized as one of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Atlanta’s 2018 Top Female Advisors. Lisa is a third-year recipient of the Top Female Advisors of NAIFA-Atlanta award.  The NAIFA-Atlanta’s Top Female Advisors award is based on an annual evaluation on excellence and achievement in the Insurance and ...read more
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
In June, Ashford Advisors’ CEO, V. Thomas Purcell, CLU®, ChFC®, was recognized as a recipient of 2018’s Who’s Who of NAIFA-Atlanta.  This list includes presidents, executive leadership, and agency and industry leaders and represents the top influential leaders in the financial industry.  A NAIFA committee selects recipients using a series of factors that include the success of a career, ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Austin Elementary School ● 5435 Roberts Drive ● Dunwoody ● GA ● 30338 678.874.8102 ● www.austinelementary.com Take a stroll through the Arts Festival in May, or cheer loudly as the floats pass by during the Fourth of July parade, and it’s easy to see that while Dunwoody is a large suburb, we embrace our small-town feel. Austin Elementary is proud to be an integral part of our city, but it is ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Ashford Advisors is pleased to announce Howard C. Busbey, Sr. was inducted into Guardian’s Hall of Fame at the May Leaders Club Conference in Washington, D.C. Mr. Busbey entered the industry in 1952, was called to active duty with the Navy during the Korean War, then returned to serve his clients for 41 years before retiring. He joins two former Ashford Advisors associates John B. Jackson, Jr. and ...read more
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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s grand opening at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The celebration will be held at Chase’s new Perimeter site located at 4453 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30346.  JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is ...read more
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Friday, April 27, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter’s grand opening at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The celebration will be held at Industrious’ new Perimeter location at 7000 Central Parkway, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30305. Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter, one of the Chamber’s newest members, serves as Dunwoody’s newest office rental space. It ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will provide attendees with knowledge about recruiting and hiring talent for top leadership positions, such as CFOs and Marketing Directors for small businesses. The webinar focuses on virtual hiring methods rather than traditional hiring methods, which can be cost-effective for ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their quarterly New and Prospective Member Orientation on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria. The restaurant, located at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30346, opened in January 2018 as a newcomer to the community and to the Chamber. The relaxed orientation session will provide new and prospective ...read more
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Spa Sydell Integrative Aesthetics on Thursday, March 29, 2018.  Photographed persons include: Jennifer Howard, Edward Jones Investments; Stephanie Freeman, Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber; Lisa Armitage, Spa Director;  Matthew Bine & Larry Davis, Managing Partners; Dr. Herb Kollinger, Chief Medical Officer; Melissa Federico, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
2018 Chair of the Board Jeanne Landry, VP of Human Resources at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, announced a new strategic direction for the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber during it’s 2018 Annual Meeting on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Fogo de Chao. While the Chamber will continue it’s networking and educational opportunities, 2018 will bring a shift to the more inclusive mission of advancing economic ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Seven financial representatives at Ashford Advisors have been recognized as NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Atlanta’s 2018 Top Advisors Under 40. NAIFA Atlanta held its annual Top Advisor Luncheon where our associates Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC®, Peter E. Bourg, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, W. Edward Inman, ChFC®, Joshua M. Ketchie, CPA, ...read more
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Monday, March 05, 2018
Ashford Advisors has been named a top workplace by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 2018. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including ...read more
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Friday, February 09, 2018
Ashford Advisors honored its financial representatives at the annual Atlanta Awards Dinner held in the Grand Ballroom at the Dunwoody Country Club on January 31st. Ashford Advisors experienced a record year and is proud to announce that eleven of its financial representatives have qualified for Guardian’s Leaders Club.  The qualifiers for Leaders Club are Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, Peter E. Bourg, ...read more
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
ATLANTA, GA, January 1, 2018 – Ashford Advisors is pleased to announce an executive promotion reflective of the company’s commitment to build and maintain a strong and dynamic management and recruiting team. Andrew Matthieson earned the title of Managing Director after beginning his career with the firm in 2013. Mr. Matthieson has not only worked to enhance the lives of his clients, but he has ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, which is dedicated to the success of businesses in the Dunwoody area by promoting economic development, education, leadership and advocacy, is proud to announce their 2018 Board of Directors slate:•             Jeanne Landry, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital | VP of Human Resources, Chair•             Bill Baker, Perimeter Mall > General Growth Properties | Senior ...read more
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