Byron L. Studdard, Founder & President
Byron graduated from Jacksonville State University in 1991 and accepted a corporate position as a Territory Manager in Tampa, Fla.
The following year, Byron's mother lost her
battle with cancer.
company was able to arrange a transfer back to his
hometown of Huntsville, Alabama so Byron
could be there to help out his
It was during this time, as he
was helping his
family settle his
mother's estate, that he
realized just how much his
family could have benefited by having a comprehensive financial, tax, and estate plan.
The following year, with his
family obligations complete, his
company transferred him to Memphis TN.
had already decided to dedicate his
life to helping others build wealth and pass it to future generations.
career at IDS Financial Services
, which later would become known as American Express Financial Advisors.
In 1996, Mr. Studdard
received the President's Recognition for Quality of Advice Award for his
outstanding planning and recommendations made to clients.
In 1997, Byron
earned the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation by completing a comprehensive course of study culminating in a 10 hour, two day final exam.
time at American Express
held various training and management positions responsible for teaching new advisors the art of financial planning.
After leaving American Express, he was named Regional Vice President for The Legend Group, a division of Waddell & Reed.
In 2003, Byron formed Studdard Financial in Germantown TN to help clients build wealth, protect it, and pass it on to future generations.
In 2007, Studdard Financial
opened an office in Sarasota FL to serve it's growing Florida client base.
has been listed in the "Guide to America's Best Financial Planners" published by Consumers' Research Council of America
, an independent research company.
has also been named, "The Best of the Best" and "The Top 1% in Their Field" by America's Top Advisors
can be reached in Sarasota FL at (941)256-0705 or in Germantown TN at (901)624-5377.