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  • By Kandice Bell
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  • May. 25, 2019 - 11:38 PM

Sibyl Slade joins LifePlan Financial Advisors

Sibyl Slade CRPC, has joined LifePlan Financial Advisors to provide financial planning and investment advisory services to clients in Atlanta as well as the Southern Crescent area. A financial advisor since 2015, Slade has worked with Waddell & Reed and CommonWealth of Atlanta, focusing her practice on helping small businesses and women.  While at Waddell & Reed, Slade was recognized as a Superstarter and a member of the Circle of Champions. At CommonWealth of Atlanta, she expanded her services to offer personal financial education to individuals, groups, government entities, and other organizations as well. Prior to becoming a financial advisor, Slade had a stellar career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta where she served as Senior Regional Community Development Manager from 1993-2014. Her work included providing expert leadership for affordable housing efforts in six states and leading the district’s neighborhood stabilization efforts. A member of the Community and Economic Development Team, she conducted outreach and provided technical assistance to groups in Georgia and Alabama serving hundreds of participants in more than more states. She received the Step UP Savannah Award of Excellence, the Georgia homeownership  Alliance Award of Excellence, Congressional Recognition from Congressman Hank Johnson, Congressman John Lewis and Congressman David Scott. She has achieved the Certified Retirement Planning Counselor Accreditation and is a certified trainer for Money Smart financial education curriculum. She has a Bachelor of Science in planning and economic development from Georgia State University and a financial planning certificate from Kennesaw State University.

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Piedmont Healthcare achieves certification as a Great Place to Work in 2019

Piedmont is a private, not-for-profit organization with nearly 660 locations serving two million patients across Georgia. Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. Only a small percentage of companies that take the company-wide Trust Index survey receive certification. "Because this certification is driven by what our employees believe, it shines favorably on our workplace culture, employee experience and reputation, and is a significant step towards achieving our goal of becoming an employer of choice for a top-tier and diverse workforce,” Piedmont Healthcare CEO Kevin Brown said. “We are thrilled to be Great Place to Work-Certified.”

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Local business connections and  opportunities

May 30

Ribbon Cutting - Element Funding, 4-5 p.m. 7 Baynard Park

Suite B, Newnan.

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