John E. Howard CPA, J.D., CFP

John E. Howard CPA, J.D., CFP

Resource Planning Group

200 Plantation Chase
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
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John is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Resource Planning Group.  He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, but lived his early years in cities around the world as his father was an Officer in the Air Force. John is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee (BS, Business Administration).  He began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Andersen.  He then earned his Juris Doctorate from the Emory University School of Law.  He is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, founding RPG in 1991.  He is a member of the Fee-Only ® National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the Georgia Society of CPAs, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Atlanta Bar Association.  He is also a Charter Member of Kingdom Advisors, a network of Financial Advisors committed to giving financial advice that is grounded in Biblical principles.  John was named one of the Top 100 People in Georgia Banking and Finance by the Atlanta Business Chronicle from 2006 through 2009.  He has also been identified as a FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager since 2008 by Atlanta Magazine.  John is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Sandy Springs.  He serves on the Board for Kaleidoscope ABA, Inc., which is a nonprofit school serving children with Autism Spectrum and related disorders.

How I Live Well :  John and his wife, the former Georgia "Tee Gee" Finklea of Pamplico, South Carolina, have been married for over 32 years and have six children.  Their second child, Jack, is autistic and has inspired a strong interest in families who have children with special needs.  John and Tee Gee are active in the Body of Christ and dedicated to supporting missions at home and around the world.  John enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and traveling.  He is a licensed scuba diver and he is currenlty in training to acquire a private pilots license.

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10 Glenlake Parkway
South Tower - Suite 150
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(770) 671-9500

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