Andy is an experienced wealth manager that has served families and institutions for over 35 years.
Before joining The Trust Company, he was president of GAAM Wealth Advisors in Kingsport, TN.; President of The Halpern Group in Springfield, NJ; and had spent 25 years with SunTrust Private Wealth Management. At SunTrust, Andy was Head of the Personal Asset Management Group in Atlanta; Head of Client Service for the Bank’s institutional money management subsidiary; Head of the Trust and Investment Management division in Chattanooga, TN.; and Head of Trust Investments and Portfolio manager, also in Chattanooga.
Andy is a graduate of Leadership Chattanooga and now serves on the Tivoli Theatre Foundation board of directors. He was previously active with the YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga, United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Boys and Girls Club of Chattanooga and served on the Board of the Greater Chattanooga Aquatic Club, which focused on developing young age group swimmers. He was also on the faculty of the Southern Trust School, SunTrust University and was a nationally certified swimming official.