Rick Henderson

Rick HendersonPrincipal
Phone: 678.327.0251
Fax: 770.261.5381
rhenderson@atlantafinancial.com
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Rick Henderson brings over 30 years of combined tax and financial planning experience to his clients, their families and their businesses. Beginning with his very first job as a neighborhood paperboy, Rick has learned the importance of well-planned finances and the independence, security and peace of mind that brings.

After graduating from Furman University, Rick began his career with a prominent worldwide accounting firm where he earned his CPA, and then continued his career as a tax CPA with a leading Georgia – based firm.  While at the second firm, Rick began working closely with the types of clients – business owners, professionals, and executives – that now make up the majority of his clientele. During this time, Rick realized how often he helped clients resolve situations where proactive tax planning would have yielded clients better results. Seeing first-hand how much greater impact a proactive, planning approach could have on his clients’ lives planted the seeds for his career as a financial advisor. 

Seeking to bring his experience and skills to help individuals and families achieve their financial goals, in 1991 Rick joined an Atlanta-based financial planning firm.  In 1999, to better serve his clients, Rick founded his own firm, Cornerstone Wealth Management, where he continued to grow his practice. In 2012, believing that he would be able to bring more resources to his clients as well as a higher level of service, he became partners with Julie Andrews and Cathy Miller by merging his firm with Atlanta Financial. 

Rick is a Partner/Principal and Wealth Manager at the firm.  He works closely with his clients helping them plan for and transition into a successful retirement, build and protect their wealth, reduce taxes, send kids or grandkids to college, plan for their heirs, and support the charities and causes that they care about.

He is a CPA, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional and holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation.  In addition, he has been recognized as a multi-year Five StarProfessional Wealth Manager* as featured in Atlanta Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. Rick is also a member of the Atlanta Chapter of Exit Planning Exchange.

Rick and his wife Linda have been married for 31 years and are longtime Atlanta residents.  They have two daughters who are finishing their schooling and starting their careers in 2020.  In their free time, Rick and Linda love to travel, exercise, play golf and spend time with family and friends.

*Based on 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria, including a minimum of 5 years as an active credentialed financial professional, favorable regulatory and complaint history, accepts new clients, client retention rates, client assets administered, education, and professional designations.  In 2019, 3,197 Atlanta wealth managers were considered for the award;  285 (9 percent of candidates) were named 2019 Five Star Wealth Managers.  These awards are not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance.  Your experiences may vary.  For more information, please visit. www.fivestarprofessional.com.

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