As a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Austin crafts a comprehensive financial plan for pursuing each client’s goals, including financial independence, so that work becomes optional and more time is available for what’s important.
The prestigious CFP® certification is one of the most respected financial planning credentials among consumers and the recognized standard of excellence in personal financial planning. In addition to his professional designations, Austin holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, and Tennessee life and health insurance licenses.
Before joining our team in May 2014, Austin was an Auditor at Decosimo Certified Public Accountants, a Cost Specialist at Volkswagen Group of America, and an Accounting Manager at Mueller Water Products, all in the Chattanooga Area. He earned a Master of Business Administration from The University of Alabama.
Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Austin lives in Signal Mountain with his wife, Kimberly, and sons, Asher and Wyatt. In his free time, Austin coaches youth sports, enjoys golf, swimming, running, mountain biking, family hiking and camping, and watching Alabama Crimson Tide football. He has volunteered with several organizations within the community and currently serves on the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga as a Treasurer.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Raymond James does not provide tax or accounting services.
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