Atlanta, GA, November 18, 2020 – Atlanta Financial is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Blackmon, CFP®, CPA as Partner. Chris’s promotion from Senior Wealth Manager is in response to his personal contribution to the unprecedented growth within the firm.
Speaking on behalf of the existing three Partners, Cathy C. Miller, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, CDFA® said, “We will always seek to recognize the dedication of our team members and promote from within wherever warranted. In the time that Chris has been part of the team, he has consistently excelled in terms of service excellence, his contribution to the firm’s growth, investment in clients and expert knowledge. We are very pleased to welcome him into the Partnership and look forward to the future.”
About Chris Blackmon
As the son of two CPA’s there was probably little doubt that Chris would excel in math and find his calling in the financial or business world. Chris started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers but knew his passion for working with clients wasn’t through auditing public companies. Instead, his passion was aligning himself with individual to plot their path to financial independence. His work with individuals and families calls on some of Chris’ strongest attributes – his skill in building relationships, his drive to solve complex problems and his commitment to helping others plan for their future.
Chris is a CPA and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and uses this unique combination of knowledge to help clients identify tax mitigation planning within their business or retirement income plan. This background also contributes to his success helping business owners and self-employed individuals within Atlanta Financials’ BizOwn FIT™ program. He also enjoys working with families who are preparing for retirement or are already retired as they navigate the emotional and financial aspects of moving into the next phase of their life through the Retire-ReadyFIT™ program. Chris also relates on a personal level with younger couples in the YPFIT™ program as he shares how he and his family have thought about their own finances with regards to insurance, home purchases, budgeting, and saving for tomorrow while enjoying today. These views are shared through his regular blog posts.
Chris graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor and Master’s of Accountancy degree. He worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers being promoted to Manager before leaving to pursue his passion within his mother’s tax and financial planning practice. Chris joined Atlanta Financial Associates in 2018 in the Senior Wealth Manager role. Since joining Atlanta Financial Associates, Chris has become an integral part of the Investment Committee and leadership team.
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