Chief Operations and Compliance Officer, Partner
Amy is responsible for thoughtful leadership and helps guide the firm by ensuring client needs are placed first. She develops, monitors, and manages Acumen’s operational programs and ensures all activities meet regulatory requirements. Amy has more than a decade of experience in finance where she emphasizes efficient service and assists clients in finding solutions to their unique needs.
Amy is a senior manager and provides guidance to executives and employees to adhere to a high fiduciary standard of applicable rules and regulations. She is the primary liaison with legal and regulatory bodies on compliance-related issues. Among other duties, Amy has direct responsibility for cyber security, the firm’s supervisory policy, and administrative workflows. She is a member of the Portfolio Management Committee where she works to help research and implement the firm’s tactical allocation to managers and leverages technology to monitor the client’s underlying investments.
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Amy earned an Associates’ Degree in Accounting from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. She was awarded a full scholarship to DeVry University where she acquired a Bachelor of Science in Management graduating Summa Cum Laude. Amy holds the FINRA Series 9 and 10 (General Securities Sales Supervisor), 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) and life insurance licenses. She is a designated Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® (IACCP®). Amy completed a comprehensive program that formalizes and standardizes the knowledge, skills, and ethical commitment of investment advisory compliance professionals. She is responsible with helping to both maintain an ethical compliance culture at Acumen Wealth Advisors and advance compliance as a profession. Amy is married with two daughters. Augusta attends the University of Georgia and is a contributing writer for the Red and Black school paper. Blakely attends Georgia State University. Amy is passionate about helping children and enjoys volunteering for the Ronald McDonald House where she serves most of her time in the Family Room at Erlanger.