“North Fulton Business Radio,” Episode 218: Ford Stokes and Brandy Seats, Active Wealth Management and Morgan Reynolds, Colliers International
Investing for future college tuition payments, 401-Ks, commercial real estate, and COVID-19 impacts were just a few of the topics discussed in this insight-rich show, as Ford Stokes and Brandy Seats, Active Wealth Management and Morgan Reynolds, Colliers International, were our guests. The host of “North Fulton Business Radio” is John Ray and the show is produced virtually from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
Ford Stokes, Founder and President, Active Wealth Management
Prior to founding Active Wealth Management, Ford Stokes exponentially grew over a dozen companies as a Chief Marketing Officer, he’s passionate about growing our client’s wealth and has over ten years experience in the financial industry. Ford also helped successfully grow a $3 Billion Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) and a $2 Billion Independent Marketing Organization (IMO) from start-up phase to mature and significant profitability as a minority owner in both companies.
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 his 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.
Brandy Seats, Sr. Vice President, Active Wealth Management
As Senior Vice President with Active Wealth, Brandy Seats provides a wide range of retirement planning services to clients, including complex life insurance case design as an investment vehicle.
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.
Morgan Reynolds, Office Tenant Rep Broker, Colliers International
Colliers International is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors.
Morgan Reynolds is an Associate with Colliers International Office Services Group, specializing in tenant representation. She joins a team of four partners with a combined total of 100+ years of industry experience. Building upon the strength of her intense work ethic as a former student-athlete, Morgan takes a holistic approach to delivering real estate solutions that align with her clients’ business objectives.
She draws on her team’s experience, world class research of Colliers International, and market expertise to deliver winning outcomes for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to growth stage startups.
To get in touch with Morgan, you can email her directly or call her at 770-231-4503.
North Fulton Business Radio” is produced virtually from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta. You can find the full archive of shows by following this link. The show is available on all the major podcast apps, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, TuneIn, and others.
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