Atlanta based Financial Planner, Michael Ghioto, CFP®, RICP® celebrates a milestone anniversary this month. Whether he is helping his clients with their wealth accumulation, investment strategies, or retirement planning, he finds joy in bringing organization and confidence to his clients’ financial lives. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and earned the designation of Retirement Income Certified Planner from The American College. “Fifteen years ago, Ashford had the good fortune of Michael
ATLANTA, GA – February 10, 2020: The Board of Directors of Spruill Center for the Arts announces the retirement of long time CEO Bob Kinsey, after 16 years of leading the organization. During his tenure at Spruill, Bob has worked to strengthen and promote the Spruill Center, leading it before, during and since the Great Recession. He was instrumental in the ground lease and development of the organization’s property of Ashford Dunwoody Road, which unlocked the value of the very generous gift of that 5.25
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber of Commerce is launching a new social media campaign, #MemberMomentMonday, to acknowledge and visibility to our members. The Chamber will select featured members by random selection via a random number generator. Eligible members must be in good standing with the Chamber and can not be featured more than once a year. “One of the words for the Chamber in 2020 is ‘Vision’. Part of the Chamber’s vision for our membership is that they feel seen and heard by our community.
On January 30th, Ashford Advisors held its annual Awards Dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Dunwoody Country Club celebrating the accomplishments of associates and the firm. This year’s noteworthy accomplishments are as follows:Nine representatives qualified for Guardian’s highest honors. Matthew G. Lipscomb, CLU®, ChFC® qualified for one of Guardian’s most prestigious awards, President’s Council. Additionally, Peter E. Bourg, Howard C. Busbey, Jr., CLU®, Austin Ehlinger, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®,
The public is invited to learn more about the 2020 Census during an information meeting at the Dunwoody Library on January 28. Dunwoody, GA – January 8, 2020 – The City of Dunwoody and the Atlanta Regional Census Center will hold a Census Community Forum at the Dunwoody Library on Tuesday, January 28 at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to attend this informational forum, which will begin with a presentation, followed by a question and answer session. “Dunwoody has formed a Complete Count Committee, and we’re
Two Special Programs - Free and Open to the Community (ATLANTA – January 10, 2020) – The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) invites the community to two fascinating speakers in celebration of Black History Month, as they discuss topics related to Jewish and African-American relations. Both programs are free and open to the community. More information: atlantajcc.org/blackhistory or call 678.812.4070. Monday, February 10, 10:00 – 11:00 amGrowing Up Black and JewishSpeaker: Dr. John Eaves
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, which is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity in the Dunwoody area, is proud to announce their 2019 Board of Directors slate: Mallard Holliday, Cox Enterprises, Inc. | Vice President Public Affairs – Cox Communications, Board Chair Shavonne Reed, OPUA Technologies | Owner, Vice-Chair Brent Morris, CBIZ Employee Benefits | Vice President of Business Development, Treasurer Dr. Tina Philpot, Georgia State University Perimeter College | Tenured Associate Professor of
Members of the community are invited to attend the scrimmage and Marlow’s Tavern Fundraiser on January 25, 2020.Dunwoody, GA – January 6, 2020 - Baseball season is right around the corner and we can’t wait to play on our new field! As some may recall, last season we were unable to play any home games on the Dunwoody High School baseball field due to unsafe playing conditions. In addition to the visible surface issues, it was discovered that a large drainpipe running across the outfield was severely
ATLANTA, GA - This September, Atlanta-based Financial Advisor, Austin Ehlinger celebrates his fifth anniversary with financial services firm Ashford Advisors.Austin entered the financial services industry when he joined Ashford Advisors in 2014. Austin knew he wanted a career that gave him the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with people and help them make important financial decisions based on their dreams and goals. He does this for his clients by showing them a clear picture of where they
Chris is the owner of Pinnacle Planning, LLC; he specializes in insurance and estate planning with a focus on life, disability, and long-term care insurance. Chris works with individuals and small business owners to analyze their protection needs and prepare strategies to meet their objectives today and in the future.Chris is licensed with multiple insurance carriers for optimum client benefit. Chris is a participating member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He has
ATLANTA, GA – Seven Atlanta-based Ashford Advisors associates have been recognized as Five Star Wealth Managers. The 2019 Five Star Wealth Managers are Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, CExPTM, Peter E. Bourg, Elie E.?Engler,?ChFC®, CFP®, Michael J.?Ghioto, CFP®, RICP®, W. Edward Inman, ChFC®, CFP®, Joshua M. Ketchie, CFP®, CPA, ChFC®, and Matthew G. Lipscomb,?CLU®, ChFC®. Five Star Professional awarded the top 4% of Atlanta area wealth managers who are committed to excellence. This is the eighth consecutive year
This September, Atlanta-based Financial Advisor, M. Blake Miller celebrates his fifth anniversary with financial services firm Ashford Advisors. Blake Miller joined Ashford Advisors in 2014 with a focus on empowering his clients to reach their personal financial goals. Mr. Miller has specialized in helping young doctors, athletes, and professionals by creating personalized and comprehensive strategies designed to organize their cash flow, protect what matters and build wealth for the future.
Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC® and Nancy Du, MBA, RICP® of Ashford Advisors have been recognized as two of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Atlanta’s 2019 Top Female Advisors. This is Lisa’s fourth year and Nancy’s first year awarded. The NAIFA-Atlanta’s Top Female Advisors award is based on an annual evaluation on excellence and achievement in the Insurance and Financial Services field based on production, years in the business, and community involvement. Recipients are
R. Bryant Moore, CLU®, ChFC® of Ashford Advisors has been recognized as one of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Alabama’s 2019 Top Advisors. NAIFA-Alabama’s Top Advisor award is based on an annual evaluation on excellence and achievement in the Insurance and Financial Services field based on production, years in the business, and community involvement. Bryant Moore lives to serve others, striving to make a positive difference in their lives and build a better future.
Ashford Advisors’ Managing Partners, David B. Allen, CLU®, ChFC®, George H. Moore, CLU®, ChFC®, and V. Thomas Purcell, CLU®, ChFC® are honorees of two GAMA International Leadership Awards, the Master Agency Award (MAA) and the Diamond International Management Award (IMA). These awards recognize excellence in traditional and contemporary field management. Ashford Managing Partners are distinguished for their supervisory of the agency and production in 2018. “Guardian congratulates its leaders for their
Mid-June signifies a milestone anniversary for Atlanta-based Financial Representative, Mark O. Matia. Beginning in 1984, Mr. Mathia has built a successful career helping clients save for the future and protect what’s most important to them. Mark Matia knows first-hand the impact that a severe disability can have on a career. Experiencing an illness that prevented him from working for more than five years, Mr. Matia understands that a disability can change your life and your career, and is passionate
Gainesville Financial Advisor, Britton Adams, ChFC®, CExPTM celebrates a milestone anniversary this month. Whether he is helping his clients to achieve the goals they have for their lives or giving back to his local community, Britton Adams invests in relationships. Britton Adams joined Ashford Advisors in 2004. While based in Gainesville, Georgia, Mr. Adams works with business owners and professionals across the country. His strength lies in simplifying the process for his clients, educating them on
Annually, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – NAIFA-Atlanta identifies the top forty advisors in the metro area under the age of forty. Ashford Advisors is pleased to announce eight 2019 designees, including: Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC®, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, W. Edward Inman, ChFC®, CFP®, Joshua M. Ketchie, CPA, CFP®, ChFC®, Andrew C. Matthieson, Michael Palmer, and Reagan H. Wolfe, ChFC®, CLU®. Recipients of NAIFA-Atlanta’s Top Advisors Under 40
Guardian honored and recognized Ashford Advisors Atlanta Managing Director, Jason D. Huggins, CLF® in Grapevine, Texas at the Celebration of Excellence banquet during the LAMP conference on March 18, 2019. Jason Huggins was awarded the prestigious Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award for his vital contributions to the growth of Ashford Advisors in 2018. This financial services industry honor recognizes superior frontline leaders who have shown exemplary performance and are directly responsible for a
March marks a milestone anniversary for Atlanta Brokerage Manager, Daniel A. Taylor, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®. Daniel Taylor joined Ashford Advisors in 2009, following in the footsteps of his father, Leonard B. Taylor, former General Agent of the firm. From a family who experienced the importance of proper protection, Mr. Taylor brings a passion and purpose to his role each day. Over the past decade, Mr. Taylor has grown Ashford’s brokerage business and served broker agents in Georgia, North Carolina, and South
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 Financial Services field based on production, years in the business, and community involvement. Recipients are
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 James P. Poole in the Hall of Fame. CEO, Tom Purcell remarked, “Mr. Busbey had a remarkable impact on our