Lynn has been an independent advisor since 1998 and has been managing investments since 1993. She holds Series 7, 24, and 63 securities registrations. She is also an insurance agent and has licenses in several states for life, accident and sickness, and variable contracts.
Lynn graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BS degree in industrial relations. She earned her MBA from Northwestern University's prestigious Kellogg Graduate School of Management with concentrations in finance and accounting. Recently, Lynn was recognized as Reader's Choice* Financial Advisor by the 2009 and 2010 Daily Citizen's Reader's Choice Awards for Northwest Georgia.
Giving back to her community is a top priority in Lynn's life. She devotes a significant amount of time to multiple organizations. These include First Baptist Church of Dalton, where she serves as a deacon and as a trustee on the First Foundation; Dalton/Whitfield Chamber of Commerce Board, where she has served as treasurer and is chairman elect. She is also a member of the Cherokee Area Estate Planning Council. She volunteered with Dalton/Whitfield Habitat for Humanity for 21 years serving first as treasurer for many years and then as vice president and president. She has also served on the Whitfield Healthcare Foundation and was the chairman of the Planned Giving Committee.
Lynn and her husband, Ben, have been married since August 1972 and have three married children, Jud, Mark, and Mary Lynn. Lynn's hobbies include walking for fitness, UNC basketball, watching movies, and spoiling grandchildren.
*based on total amount of votes in category
Miller T. Jones III
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, with parents and extended family from the Savannah area, Miller is firmly rooted as a Georgia native. He is dedicated to improving lives through effective wealth management. Miller holds Series 7 and 66 registrations with Commonwealth Financial Network as well as life, accident and sickness, and variable insurance licenses.
He is proud to have served his country in the United States Navy, where he learned that the fastest way is not always the best way—a lesson he applies to his investing strategies. Ten years in Guest Services with the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company instilled in Miller exceptional customer service skills, giving his clients a sense of ease at every encounter.
Miller and his wife, Mary Lynn, have been married since June 2004. They live in Dalton with their daughter, Kate. Although Miller spends a significant amount of time volunteering with local church and youth organizations, his passions include personal development, ocean activities, and outdoor cooking.
Laura has been with Laughter & Jones Financial since December 2009. She was born and raised in a small community, Chatata Valley, near Cleveland, Tennessee. She and her husband, Kensel, have two married daughters and three grandchildren with a new arrival expected in early December.
In the past 30 years, she has worked in her husband's GM franchise and spent much time in carpet sales and manufacturing. She enjoys the personal contact with clients and her varied responsibilities as office manager at Laughter & Jones Financial.
Outside of the office, she enjoys sewing, traveling, and anything outdoors. Her greatest joy is the time spent with her family.