New Developments at BIP

Bob Pennington Named President of BIP Wealth. Bob Pennington has been appointed President of BIP Wealth, effective June 1, 2015. Bob came to BIP in January as President of Buckhead Wealth Advisors, BIP’s affiliate advisor platform. He has over twelve years of experience in investment management at the CEO and managing director levels. Prior to joining the investment management industry, Bob was a partner with the Atlanta-based international law firm of King & Spalding where his law practice of 20 years was focused in capital transactions (including public and private debt and equity financing), commercial real estate, corporate law, and related practice areas. After retiring from the practice of law, he also served for four years as Vice President, Institutional Advancement, of Emory University, his alma mater.

Mike Brocker Joins BIP Wealth. Mike Brocker has joined BIP as a Personal Wealth Advisor and financial planner. Prior to joining BIP, Mike spent eight years as a vice president and family wealth advisor with GenSpring Family Offices in Atlanta where he worked closely with wealthy families delivering a wide range of services that included financial planning, tax, insurance and estate planning, trust and estate administration, and philanthropy consulting. Michael earned a B.S. degree in Financial Planning from the University of Georgia. He is a Certified Financial Planner® and a member of the Financial Planning Association.

J.P. Scott to Join BIP Wealth. J.P. Scott will join BIP in mid-August as a Personal Wealth Advisor and financial planner. J.P. has more than twelve years of broad-based experience in the wealth management and financial services industries. He holds a BBA degree in finance from the University of Georgia and is a CFA® charterholder and Certified Financial Planner®.

About BIP Wealth
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