Who We Are
For over 20 years, our firm has helped local business owners achieve their personal financial goals and those of their business.
Keystone Financial Group was founded by CPAs Rhonda Gilbert and Tom Savage in 1999 as an independently owned financial advisory firm. Their desire was to assist clients with all aspects of their financial lives by utilizing their vast experience in accounting and finance to help clients reach their financial goals.
Our primary goal is to help our clients manage their finances so they may retire comfortably.
Rhonda Gilbert, CPA
Rhonda is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Keystone Financial Group. As an accounting and finance professional, Rhonda has over 30 years of experience. She has spoken at numerous associations and corporate functions regarding topics such as strategic financial planning for business owners, business succession, risk management strategies, and tax planning strategies.
Rhonda graduated with a degree in accounting from Georgia College & State University and currently lives in Marietta. Her son Andrew is also a member of the Keystone Financial Group team.
Tom Savage, CPA
Tom is co-founder and serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Keystone Financial Group. Tom has over 25 years of accounting and finance experience and often works with clients to help them with financial issues such as retirement planning, risk management strategies, and strategic planning for business owners.
Tom is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in accounting and currently lives in Suwanee.
Gary Fortier, CPA
Gary serves as the Chief Compliance Officer for Keystone Financial Group. Along with managing the day to day compliance and regulatory requirements for the firm, Gary also assists clients with their financial planning needs. This often includes cash flow projections and budgeting for small business owners, risk management and insurance solutions, and retirement planning needs.
Gary has over 20 years of experience and is also well versed when it comes to financial and accounting systems and how they can help benefit clients.
Gary graduated with a degree in accounting from Bentley College and currently resides in Marietta.
Andrew Gilbert, CFP®
Andrew serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Keystone Financial Group. As Chief Investment Officer, Andrew is responsible for designing and monitoring investment portfolios for clients based on their needs, goals, and personal financial situation.
Aside from closely monitoring client investments, Andrew also assists clients with retirement plan design and implementation for small business owners, investment taxation strategies, and general financial planning strategies.
He graduated with a BBA in Finance from Georgia Southern University in 2009 where he was also a member of the baseball team. In 2011, he completed the financial planner program at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. Andrew is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and currently lives in Marietta.
Ryan McCafferty, CFP®
Ryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Financial Advisor for Keystone Financial Group. His primary focus is assisting individuals and small/medium size business owners in the areas of portfolio management, personal financial planning, life insurance, and estate planning. In addition, Ryan helps several of our corporate clients with retirement plan design and implementation, asset protection strategies, and exit planning.
He graduated with a BBA in Finance from Georgia Southern University in 2011 where he was also a member of the baseball team. Ryan currently lives in Atlanta with his wife and their two children.
Investment Advisor Representative
Nancy joined Keystone Financial Group, Inc. in 2012 and serves as an Investment Advisor Representative. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day administration of accounts, administrative services for retirement plans and insurance needs and preparing quarterly compliance testing.
Nancy holds her Series 65 securities license and is a Licensed Life Insurance Representative. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Missouri State University and currently resides in Marietta.
Keystone Financial Group, Inc. is an investment adviser in Atlanta, GA. Keystone Financial Group, Inc. is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Registration of an investment adviser does not imply any specific level of skill or training and does not constitute an endorsement of the firm by the Commission. Keystone Financial Group, Inc. only transacts business in states in which it is properly registered or is excluded or exempted from registration. A copy of Keystone Financial Group, Inc.’s current written disclosure brochure filed with the SEC which discusses among other things, Keystone Financial Group, Inc.’s business practices, services, and fees, is available through the SEC’s website at: www.adviserinfo.sec.gov.
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