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Jason Mengel, originally from Atlanta, Ga., currently resides in Isle of Palms, S.C. He holds a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Mengel graduated from Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., with a B.A. in Finance and also excelled on the men's tennis team. He served on the board of Helping Hands Inc. in Aiken, S.C., is a member of the Professional Palmetto Society in Charleston, S.C., and volunteers his time with a local high school tennis team. Furthermore, Mengel is a contributing columnist for The Island Eye News and a member of the IOP Exchange Club.
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