Former Startup CRO Joins Firm To Reach Fellow Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA — BIP Wealth, one of the Southeast’s premiere wealth management RIA firms and named to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Best Places to Work” List for 2022, is proud to welcome Andrew Somoza as Vice President of Business Development. Somoza, a passionate entrepreneur himself, will help support BIP Wealth’s continued growth using his vast connections in the tech and startup space.

Somoza, a BIP Wealth client for the past 15 years, is an experienced revenue leader with a proven track record of professionalizing organizations for both established and early-stage technology companies. As a seasoned executive, he has been part of a number of fast growing businesses, including two Panoramic Ventures’ portfolio companies, Vendormate and AchieveIt. Somoza brings exceptional knowledge and experience with which to grow revenue, network, and close business.

“As a BIP Wealth client, I know first-hand the value we bring to the lives of our clients. It was an easy yes for me to join the exceptionally talented Team to focus on connecting other entrepreneurs with BIP’s top-tier experts in financial guidance, first generation wealth creation and exit planning, among other things,” shared Andrew.

Somoza is a former student-athlete in baseball, and graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS in Management and a minor in Economics and Marketing. He also proudly serves as a Board Member and Advisor for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Currently, he serves as the President of the Georgia Tech Letterwinners Club for current and former student-athletes, and is an Executive in Residence for the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). He lives in Atlanta with his wife, Jessie, and three daughters.

“BIP Wealth already works with dozens of successful entrepreneurs who we’ve been able to help as they grow their business from the startup phase to successful exits and beyond. We’re thrilled to bring Andrew onboard to help us reach more people like him,” said Bill Harris, CFP®, Co-Founder and CEO of BIP Wealth. “BIP Wealth is uniquely positioned to provide financial expertise to this niche market.”