George Bryant Joins HHM Wealth Advisors, LLC

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

HHM Wealth Advisors, LLC, a full-service financial planning firm, announced that George Bryant, CFP, has joined the firm as a wealth advisor.  At HHM Wealth Advisors, Mr. Bryant will specialize in foundation and non-profit portfolio management, retirement income planning and investing, and building retirement transitions for business owners.

“With George’s vast experience serving families and foundations, we expect his financial planning and investment management expertise, coupled with his personable demeanor, to provide immediate benefit for our clients and those clients who will transition with George to HHM Wealth Advisors,” said Travis Hutchinson, CFP, and Partner at HHM Wealth Advisors.

Mr. Bryant joined HHM Wealth Advisors, LLC, in October 2013.  He has 25 years of experience helping clients meet their financial goals.  He was most recently employed as a trust department portfolio manager for a regional bank in Chattanooga, where he managed endowment, foundation, retirement plan and personal trust accounts.  He was the bank’s first financial planner for the region.

Earlier in his career, he worked for two local Registered Investment Advisor firms as well as Charles Schwab and Company, Inc., in Nashville. 

Mr. Bryant is a 1981 graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, and he completed his financial planning education in 1995.

For additional information, please call 826-1670.


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