One-size-fits-all may be fine for some investors, but we believe investments should be tailored to your needs and not generically based on guidelines for someone your age or at your stage of life. Whether your goals include preparing for or living in retirement, paying for education, planning for the unexpected, or creating an estate or inheritance, we can offer investment solutions tailored to your financial goals.

Originally from Black Mountain, NC, I attended Furman University in South Carolina and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. I continued my education at The University of Georgia, earning a master's degree in chemistry in 2008. Prior to being a financial advisor, I managed a research laboratory for Vitamin Derivatives here in Athens, GA for over a decade. I began my career as an Edward Jones financial advisor in 2017.

I have been active in a number of business and civic organizations since I moved to Athens in 2003. Currently I am a member of the Canopy Studio Repertory Company, Oconee Rivers Audubon Society, East Athens Business Leaders Association and the board of directors for The Winterville Marigold Festival.

My delightful wife, Rabun, and I live in Athens with our two daughters, Tyus and Deborah. Rabun is the pharmacist and owner at Hodgson's Pharmacy. We love Athens and are so happy to call it our home!

My branch office administrator, Shey Wilkin, is dedicated to providing the highest level of service possible. Please don’t hesitate to call on her with questions concerning your statement, dividends, stock certificates, or your account in general.

At Edward Jones, we provide highly personalized service. All aspects of our business are aligned to help us better understand and meet our clients’ unique goals and needs. We provide the investments, services and tools our clients need to work toward their financial future.

Focus areas

  • Wealth Strategies
  • Socially Conscious Investing
  • Business Retirement Plans
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Insurance & Annuities
  • Divorce Finances

My Personal Interests

  • Community Outreach
  • Bird Watching
  • Art & Theater
  • Music
  • Spending Time with Family

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
WeekdayAvailability
Mon 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Tue 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat By Appointment Only
Sun Closed

Additional Hours

  • Evenings
  • Weekends

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