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Susan Tillary 1x1.25Susan Tillery Selected to Leadership Cobb

Susan Tillery, president and co-founder of Paraklete Financial, Inc., was recently selected to Leadership Cobb. The Leadership Cobb program develops leadership skills and knowledge through its programs and retreats. Participants are introduced to a variety of viewpoints that illustrate the array of economic, political, educational, and social factors at work in Cobb County. Sessions combine lectures and dialogue among speakers as well as audience interaction with leaders in all facets of the community.

Leading by example allows Leadership Cobb participants to directly impact the Cobb community. Each year forty-five diverse and qualified individuals are selected to participate in this leadership development program. Leadership Cobb enhances personal and professional growth while participants gain awareness of current issues, community resources and the social, political and economic needs of the community.

Susan is president and co-founder of Paraklete® Financial, Inc. She has over 28 years of experience in tax, philanthropy, and financial planning, as well as in the administrative and compliance areas encountered by affluent individuals and families. While her firm designs and implements, integrated financial planning strategies for individuals, the main focus of Paraklete Financial is on independence and objectivity in order to be the client’s financial advocate. Because of this, the firm does not manage assets or sell products.

Susan’s experience is in a multi-family office where she provided a broad array of financial services to affluent families. This along with her work at Arthur Andersen, Ronald Blue & Co., and other financial firms provides a strong framework for Paraklete Financial. Prior to joining Paraklete, she was a principal of Harris myCFO, Inc. and was responsible for the development and delivery of comprehensive family office solutions for the firm’s individual and family clients.

She earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting, with a specialty in Tax, from the University of Georgia. She holds the professional designations of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). Click here to read more.