Advisor profile

My approach

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Personalized advice to help you achieve your goals

I deliver personalized financial advice to help you achieve your goals, today and tomorrow, through our Confident Retirement® approach.

I take the time to understand what’s truly important to you. Together, we document your goals, track your progress and make ongoing recommendations to help you diversify your portfolio, and adjust to whatever life brings — both the expected and the unexpected.

With regular reviews of your goals, anytime access to your investments, and digital tools to help you stay on track, I can help you feel confident, connected and always in control of your financial life.

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Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Investment Management
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Saving for Education
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.




  • B.S., Business Management, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN, 1997


  • I love spending time with my wife Rose and two boys.
  • I love to serve the Lord Jesus Christ and the Church.
  • I enjoy working with youth.
  • My favorite hobbies are jogging and playing basketball.
  • I enjoy supporting college athletics.

Community participation

  • Deacon of The White Rock Baptist Church in Huntsville, TN
  • Coach AYSO Soccer
  • Coach Boys & Girls Club Basketball
  • Serve on the Boys & Girls Club basketball board
  • Member of the Oneida Lions Club

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010
  • Protect. Grow. Give.®, RiverSource Life Insurance Company , 2012

Professional associations

  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Anderson County Chamber of Commerce

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.