Ray has over 25 years of experience working through the complex wealth planning issues business owners, executives and retirees face. His expertise and experience brings a unique perspective regarding how his clients' wealth is built, preserved and deployed for greatest impact.
Dave's more than 30 years of experience working with executives, widows and charitable organizations brings wisdom and insight that is unprecedented in the wealth management field.
Annika's decade of experience and passion for working with busy professionals and women make her uniquely positioned to help her clients reach their financial and lifetime goals.
Lisa has focused her entire career in wealth management for high-net-worth families. "The most rewarding part of my job is helping my clients retire well, with confidence and security about their future."
Charlie's passion for integrating retirement, estate and charitable giving strategies provides his clients with an enhanced clarity and purpose for their wealth.
Mike has dedicated his career to serving high net worth families and nonprofit organizations. His personal approach and desire to help individuals reach and enjoy their retirement goals enable him to provide clients with the highest level of service.
With more than 20 years of experience in investment management, Frederick has witnessed the challenges of the market environment. His focus on client service and reduction in portfolio risk makes him a valued addition to the Brightworth team.
Nathan’s experience as a tax advisor and keen understanding of investment strategy and economics allow him to provide individuals with a basic understanding of the most complex aspects of their financial lives.
Tom's public accounting background coupled with his attention to detail and his desire to help others allows him to provide clients with a clear financial understanding at the highest level of service.
Ryan’s experience with high net worth families in public accounting and in a multi-family office setting allows him to offer clients individualized guidance in navigating the complexities of their financial lives.
Melanie joined Brightworth in 2015 as a financial planner as part of the acquisition of Clifftop Financial Partners, LLC.
Bud has devoted his career to working closely with clients to understand their needs and develop customized financial plans to help them reach their short and long term goals.
Jason brings a unique perspective as the sole attorney working at Brightworth and concentrates on complex trusts and estate planning.
Chase brings thoughtful listening and planning skills and a devotion to maximizing the impact of wealth for our clients.
Patricia joined Brightworth as a Financial Planner in 2016 where she helps develop strategic financial plans for high net worth individuals and families.
Don combines his passion for investing, intellectual curiosity and analytical framework to build investment strategies to help our clients grow and preserve their wealth.
Justin's passion for technology helps drive efficiencies in the investment operations group in order to maintain a high level of service for our clients.
Ian’s investment expertise and due diligence background allow him to make sense of a complex investment environment in order to help our clients' achieve their wealth goals.
Elizabeth's attention to detail helps ensure our clients' investment accounts are properly maintained and carefully monitored.
Hunter has a broad financial services background including time spent in private wealth management, third-party retirement plan administration, and trust services.
Chris Dardaman is a Partner at Heritage Growth Partners, a private equity firm in Atlanta. He brings a unique perspective having spent 25 years as both an entrepreneur and as a trusted financial advisor for business owners and senior executives of private and public companies. Chris focuses on
Formerly the President of Brightworth, Alan was part of the leadership team that built Brightworth into a nationally recognized enterprise.
Kristen's experience, communication skills and detailed follow-through helps ensure clients have a positive experience with Brightworth.
Pam joined Brightworth as a Client Service Administrator in 2016 and has over 15 years of experience in client services. Pam’s responsibilities include transitioning clients to Brightworth and servicing their accounts.
Michelle joined Brightworth in 2014 as a Client Service Administrator. She brings more than 10 years of experience in the financial industry in growing and maintaining client relationships.
Joining Brightworth in 2016, Kelly brings with her 30-plus years of client service experience from a broad range of industries including retail, sales, insurance and financial services.
Operations & Administration
Sherry's strong attention to detail and desire to help people make her uniquely suited to run the firm's compliance, accounting and human resources functions.
Rick’s background in design, writing, marketing and strategy supports clear, positive communication with clients and with the marketplace.
Laura draws on her diverse accounting and finance background to create insightful firm analyses and reliable internal processes.
Tammie brings more than 20 years' of diverse experience in accounting, human resources, and marketing. This combination makes her an ideal fit as support for our compliance and human resources team.
Marie's years of experience in executive support and positive spirit of service make her an asset to the Brightworth team on multiple levels.
Esther's dedication to detail and accuracy add to the high level of service she provides to Brightworth's advisors and clients.
Kim's long history with the firm gives her a wealth of knowledge in working with the advisors and providing outstanding service to our clients.
Often the first person our clients see when visiting our office, Lizzie's warm personality and attention to hospitality ensures a welcoming, engaging experience.