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Melissa L George
Founder & CEO
Certified Financial Fiduciary®
Certified Fund Specialist®
Financial Planner
FINRA Arbitrator



Melissa began her career in financial services in 1997 with a number of respected National financial planning firms. In 2006, she founded Melissa L George & Associates, a State Registered Investment Advisory firm. Melissa has worked extensively with families, small-business owners, and city/county government entities with specialized services in developing bulletproof retirement income plans, and business cost-containment strategies. As an experienced financial planner, Melissa uses a methodical approach to help her clients build, protect, spend, and distribute assets in a way that expands their lives and allows them to live more abundantly.


Melissa earned a BBA from Georgia State University and holds multiple licenses and security registrations in multiple states. She is a Certified Financial Fiduciary®, Certified Fund Specialist®, FINRA Arbitrator, and a Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women Black in Business Scholar. Melissa is also pursuing her Certified Financial Planner® designation through the Terry College of Business. [expected late 2023]


An avid workout enthusiast, golfer, sports fan, and dog mom is also an active member in a number of professional and civic organizations including the Association of African American Financial Advisors, Girls Inc of Greater Atlanta, the Women's Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project, United Way VIP Alumni Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 


  • Georgia State University: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Goldman Sachs OMBW Black in Business Scholar
  • University of GA/Terry College of Business CFP Certificate Program


  • State Registered Investment Advisory Firm: CRD #144815
  • Investment Adviser Representative: Securities Series 65, CRD #2900237
  • Former Registered Representative: Securities Series 6, 7, 63
  • Georgia Principal Agency Resident License #185263
  • Georgia Resident Agent License #514447
  • Multiple Non-Resident Agent Licenses


  • Certified Financial Fiduciary® 
  • Certified Fund Specialist® 



  • DBE; Georgia United Certification Program
  • HubZONE: Small Business Administration
  • MBE: Georgia Department of Administrative Services
  • MBE: National Minority Supplier Diversity Council
  • WBE: Greater Women's Business Council
  • WOSB: Small Business Administration






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