Grace brings a fresh perspective to the esteemed team of advisors at Atlanta Planning Group. With over 10 years of experience in the financial industry, she has worked for some of the largest asset managers in the country, including JACKSON National and Invesco. She has served thousands of individuals, families, and businesses with a wide range of backgrounds and needs.
Grace specializes in Socially Responsible Investing and Small Business Planning. She diligently crafts comprehensive wealth management strategies tailored to each client's unique financial journey. By fostering strong connections with her clients, she structures portfolios to align with clients’ distinct objectives, upholding Atlanta Planning Group's unwavering standard of excellence.
In addition to her contributions at Atlanta Planning Group, Grace is a familiar face in the area. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgia State University, earning her undergraduate degree in International Economics & Modern Languages in 2015. During her time at Georgia State, she received the Atlantis Programme Grant, enabling her to earn a second Bachelor's degree in Economics & Management from the renowned University of Venice – Ca’ Foscari.
Grace has been recognized as a leader in her field and community. In 2020, 2021, and 2022, she was the recipient of the prestigious Circle of Excellence designation within her broker dealer's channel. In 2023, Grace had the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Honors Day Award Ceremony. She has been honored with the 2023 5-Star Wealth Manager Award.
Being an Atlanta native, Grace has a passion for helping the local community. In 2021, she founded the Grace Hayden Impact scholarship at Georgia State University, becoming the youngest donor to ever establish a scholarship fund at the university. She collaborates with Global Growers, a local non-profit organization to host annual fundraising events. Moreover, Grace has utilized her platform as the host of Atlanta Cares Radio to spotlight local businesses and non-profit organizations making a positive impact in the community.