Rod is one of the founders and principal consultants of the Atlanta Consulting Group. For nearly 30 years, he has been dedicated to providing best-in-class client service, always acting in the best interest of the clients he serves. Detailed and analytical, Rod is passionate and devoted to helping clients pursue their important investment objectives.
After establishing the Atlanta Consulting Group in 1985, Rod also served as the branch manager of the Atlanta office of Morgan Keegan. Earlier in his career, he worked at Merrill Lynch in Kansas City, Missouri, as an account executive specializing in corporate services and retirement plan investing. While there, Rod developed and marketed the firm’s retirement plan evaluation service and investment advisor selection process.
Rod earned a bachelor’s degree from the United States Air Force Academy and fulfilled his military service upon graduation. He furthered his education by earning a master’s degree in operations management from the University of Arkansas.
Rod is active in many organizations. He is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association and a past member of the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers. He is a member of the investment committee for the United States Air Force Academy Association of Graduates Endowment and serves on the service academy selection committee for the 3rd District State of Georgia, House of Representatives. In addition, Rod serves on the board of the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
Originally from Lexington, Nebraska, Rod lives in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife, Lynne. They have three children, Darci, Kurt and Kristin. Rod is also a member of the Catholic Church of St. Ann, a past member of Boy Scout Troop 1776 and a former Eagle Scout.