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Partner and Wealth Advisor,
Lisa Brown is a partner and wealth adviser at Brightworth, an Atlanta wealth management firm with $3 billion in assets under management, serving over 1,200 families in 48 states. She works with high net worth families in the areas of investment management, executive compensation, retirement transition and estate planning.
Brown is a Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ practitioner and an Accredited Estate Planner. She graduated summa cum laude from LeMoyne College and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University.
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