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Atlanta Financial Associates and Biggers Blackmon Join Forces

AFA
October 24, 2018

Twenty-six-year-old Alabama firm affiliates with established Atlanta-based financial advisors

Atlanta, GA – October 24, 2018 – Atlanta Financial Associates, an award-winning, independent financial advisory firm, today announced that Biggers Blackmon, LLC, a wealth management firm formerly based in Eufaula, Alabama, will be joining their operations. The principals of the two firms came to know each other through a mutual association with Commonwealth Financial Services and enjoy a similar approach towards operations and customer satisfaction. Combined the two firms will unite more than 50 years of financial advisory services.

“This affiliation is a great move for the clients of both firms,” said Atlanta Financial Associations (AFA) co-founder and partner Cathy Miller.

“We’re better together and our clients will reap the rewards in terms of more efficient operations, expanded customer service and, in some instances, reduced fees,” elaborated Biggers Blackmon founder Janis Biggers.

Biggers Blackmon was founded by Janis Biggers in 1992. Biggers’s experience with a big-four accounting firm as well as in financial operations management with an agri-business company paved the way for the formation of her wealth management practice.

Atlanta Financial Associates was founded by Cathy Miller and Julianne Andrews in 1992. They were joined by Rick Henderson in 2012 and made the announcement of an evolutionary change in their business, becoming an independent Registered Investment Advisory (RIA), earlier this year. The joint initiative is a nod to the success of this transition.

As part of the combined efforts, partner Chris Blackmon will be permanently relocating his offices to Atlanta. Janis Biggers will continue to see clients by appointment only in Eufaula.

After the affiliation is complete, the combined firms will be known as Atlanta Financial Associates and continue to conduct operations at the AFA offices located at 5901-B Peachtree-Dunwoody Road, Suite 275, Atlanta, GA 30328.

ABOUT ATLANTA FINANCIAL

Since 1992, people have been turning to the advisors at Atlanta Financial Associates to help them build a wealth management plan that reflects their vision and can stand the test of time. Our ability not only to meet this expectation, but to exceed it, is based in large part on the commitment we make to every one of our relationships. We take the time to understand your full life picture—your values and perspectives, as well as where you are now and where you want to go. Adding to this is the fact that we have access to comprehensive resources, leading technology, and innovative tools. For more information about Atlanta Financial, please visit www.AtlantaFinancial.com.

Advisory services offered by Atlanta Financial Associates, Inc.

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