Russ Thornton joined Wealthcare in 2009 in order to be at the forefront of the revolution in financial planning, financial advice and wealth management — the Wealthcare Revolution. He believes in simple, highly effective wealth management strategies, and he is dedicated to helping his clients meet or exceed their unique goals with confidence and comfort.
Mr. Thornton graduated from Furman University in 1993 with a degree in Business and Computer Science. Prior to joining Wealthcare, Russ was a Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch for over 12 years. In 2006 he founded Thornton Wealth Management in order to fulfill his vision of truly personalized financial and wealth management services. He earned his Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ (CDFA™) designation from the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™ in 2012.
Outside his wealth management practice, Russ serves as a trustee for the non-profit Georgia Eye Bank.