We Are Your Active Wealth Team
We are a private wealth management firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. We believe in managing our clients’ assets actively. We employ a tactical asset allocation strategy in portfolio management. Our team is passionate about educating clients to empower them to invest and retire successfully. We work with three primary groups of people; Pre-Retirees, Retirees and Business Owners. We look forward to helping you reach your financial goals.
Our Custodian Partners
We work with these custodians to further protect your hard-earned assets. We will never take possession of your funds, we will only have limited trading authority within your account to implement your financial plan.
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He holds an undergraduate business degree and an MBA with a dual concentration in Finance and Economics. He’s published articles on FoxBusiness.com and hosts The Active Wealth Radio Show on WGKA 920 AM on Saturdays 12:00-1:00 PM in Atlanta. He educates clients to help them invest and retire successfully.
Ford is a native Atlantan who plays ALTA Tennis, Golf and cheers on our hometown Braves, Falcons, Hawks and Atlanta United with his family. Ford and his wife, Diana, have a great time supporting their twin girls at their cheer competitions throughout the Southeast.
Prior to joining Active Wealth, Seats was the Founder and President of Avalon Financial. In late 2019, Active Wealth acquired Avalon Financial, placing Seats in her current role. Before entering the financial industry, Seats worked in the healthcare industry for more than a decade working as Director of Sales and Marketing for several multi-billion-dollar clients.
Seats’ diverse work experiences allow her to take a unique, holistic approach when helping her clients’ plan for the future. Brandy holds a Series 65 Securities License and a Life and Heath License with the State of Georgia. In addition, Seats is passionate about her clients’ financial education and works to share the impact that smart money planning can have on their finances.
In her spare time, Seats enjoys volunteering and running her 501(C)(3) RAOK, Inc. (Random Acts of Kindness). RAOK brings value to the Atlanta community through projects like animal advocacy and financial literacy education.
As a Mother of twin girls, she understands the importance of proper college planning that also provides flexibility for retirement.
Dean received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Northwestern University. He completed the Business Institutions Program, the Undergraduate Leadership Program and was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society. Dean received his Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law. He received his Masters degree in Taxation (LLM) from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Dean is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and holds the Illinois insurance license for life, health and long-term care.
Achievements and Recognition:
Brookstone is ranked in the #2 Fastest growing RIA firm according to WealthManagement.com
Member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), as well as the prestigious Top of the Table
Top 5 Finalists “Advisor of the Year Award” by Senior Market Advisor magazine 2006 and 2007
Featured on General Alexander Haig’s Chosen Topics, CNBC 2006 “Top 10 Wealth Managers of the Central US Region,” Goldline Research
He has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business Channel, Bloomberg TV, the Street.com and WGN as a financial expert and has been published and featured in numerous financial publications.