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Tom Presley, CPA, CFP®

Partner / Wealth Adviser, Brightworth


Tom Presley is a Partner and Wealth Adviser at Brightworth and focuses his time on developing and implementing comprehensive financial strategies for high net worth and high income earning individuals.

Tom is a Certified Public Accountant, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, Personal Financial Specialist, Certified Kingdom Advisor® and Chartered Global Management Accountant. He received his Master of Accountancy with honors and his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting with honors from the University of Georgia.

Tom is a member of the fee-only National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the Investments and Wealth Institute, and the Financial Planning Association.

He and his wife, Lindley, live in Marietta, Ga., with their son, Grady, their daughter, Reese, and their dachshund, Lucy. Tom enjoys sports, history, music, travel, theater and cooking.

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