Bradley J. Bower
| Bradley J. Bower CFP® President, Chief Executive Officer
Patriot Investment Management Group, Inc.
Bradley J. Bower, CFP®
President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Bradley J. Bower
Originally from Chappell, Nebraska, Brad graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1982.
After serving six years of active duty in the Army, Brad began his career in financial services working for a large brokerage firm in Washington, DC.
He moved to Knoxville in 1992 and co-founded Patriot Investment Management in 1993, and passed the Certified Financial Planner™ exam in 1996.
is proud to have started a fee-only firm that works exclusively for its clients.
short time in the brokerage world quickly made him realize that there is a better way to help clients.
fee-only compensation model allows the advisor to focus solely on the client's needs and eliminates any potential conflict of interest that can be caused by the traditional brokerage commission structure.
is passionate about using low cost, tax efficient index funds.
This approach allows him to develop fundamentally sound portfolios for his
clients and give them a very high probability of outperforming the more costly broker marketed funds.
enjoys giving back to the community.
He is the Chair of the Holston United Methodist Home for Children and was instrumental in starting the Holston Home Foundation.
He is the past president of the Holston Conference Foundation of the United Methodist Church and the Florence Crittenton Agency.
He has also held leadership roles in the West Point Society of East Tennessee, the East Tennessee Financial Planning Association and The Episcopal School of Knoxville.
wife, Carla, are members of Concord United Methodist Church