James W. (Hank) Hankinson, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CFA
Chartered Financial Analyst | Director of Wealth Management
With over 25 years of wisdom and experience, Hank’s focus is helping successful entrepreneurs and families get their financial house in order and keep that way for the rest of their lives.
Hank earned his accounting degree from the University of Georgia and graduated from Georgia State University with a Master's of Taxation degree. Hank is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional as well as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation, which is held exclusively by CPAs who are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Hank is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder (CFA). Core elements of the CFA® curriculum include investment tools (economics, financial statement analysis, and quantitative analysis), asset valuation (analysis of debt, equity, derivative, and alternative investments), portfolio management, and the application of ethical and professional standards.
Hank and his wife, Melissa, live in Reynolds Lake Oconee and attend Greensboro First United Methodist Church. They are the proud parents of five children: Jacob, Emily, Luke, and identical twins Andrew and Ethan. When not helping clients live life on purpose, Hank spends his time on what is truly important to him – his family.