Dean H. Grant MSFS, CLU
As founder and managing partner of GFG Strategic Advisors, Dean H. Grant leverages more than 26 years of financial services experience to deliver unique and tailored strategies to grow, protect and conserve wealth for his clients.
Dean specializes in helping business owners with the particular issues related to arranging the transition of a successful business either through sale or through bequest to future generations. He is experienced in estate tax planning, including the psychological and family-dynamic issues that occur when dealing with families and finances.
Dean works closely with a network of attorneys and accountants to ensure effective and efficient planning in these areas of specialization. Many of his clients enjoy significant tax savings and appropriate peace-of-mind through this work and planning.
Dean began his career as an investment advisor and business planner in 1987. He joined New York Life in 1988. By 1999 his firm became a District Agency of New York Life (a status bestowed on only 25 agents throughout the country). He received numerous recognitions and held leadership roles during the firm’s affiliation with New York Life. In 2013, Dean led the firm’s transition to M Financial Group, where GFG Strategic Advisors already has proven to be a strong performer.
In addition to consulting privately, Dean enjoys sharing his knowledge with colleagues and the public. He speaks at numerous industry meetings and has authored several published articles. He is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and is a National Life and Qualifying Member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the organization for Insurance and financial advisors. He also is active on the Georgia Military College Foundation, where he is a board member; and he serves as Adjunct Finance Professor at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Ga.
A graduate of Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Ga., with a B. S. in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Finance. Dean received his Master of Science in Financial Services from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pa. In 2013, Dean led the firms transition to M Financial Group, where GFG Strategic Advisors already ranks among the top M firms in sales nationwide.