James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP Planning Analyst Attains CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certification
January 01, 2017
Macon, GA– James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Atlanta and Macon, announces that Pam M. Flanders, CPA, CFP® has attained the Certified Financial Planner™ Certification. Professionals who earn CFP® certification must meet the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board, including completing financial planning coursework and passing the CFP® Exam. Pam completed the required financial planning coursework through the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business in 2015, and in July 2016, she passed the CFP® Exam, a nationally administered examination passed by fewer than seventy percent of candidates. Pam shared how the CFP® certification will provide advantages in her role as an analyst in the Tax and Wealth Planning practice group at the Firm: “The skills I developed in attaining CFP® certification give me additional tools to recommend creative planning solutions for our clients. Because we specialize in complex tax and family matters, the breadth of topics involved in the CFP® certification process enables me to see any situation from multiple perspectives and develop innovative options to accomplish our clients’ goals.” Pam graduated from Mercer University with a degree in Accounting in 1996. She passed the Certified Public Accountant examination and spent several years working for a Fortune 500 company before completing her Masters of Business Administration at Mercer. Pam joined James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP in 2004. In addition to developing plans to accomplish clients’ goals and minimize their tax liabilities, Pam enjoys building relationships with clients and their other advisors to ensure that they properly implement and maintain complex estate and business plans. To learn more about Pam M. Flanders, click here.