Senior vice president and partner,
The Main Street Group
- Wanted to be his own boss growing up.
- First job was as an Outback Steakhouse busboy.
- Guilty pleasure is watching YouTube TED Talks.
“I’m not afraid to ‘go there’ and have the types of conversations that other people aren’t comfortable having,” said Tom Love, senior vice president with The Main Street Group and a Dave Ramsey SmartVestor Pro.
Drawing from his personal experience with depression and loss, he connects with clients on an emotional level. As one who specializes in working with people getting ready to retire or already there, Mr. Love is aware of the sometimes higher rates of depression in retired people, and includes the topic of mental health in client discussions.
“Depression is a tricky thing,” he said. “It plays tricks on your relationships; physical, mental and spiritual health; and on your work or education.”
Not only has he been extremely successful, bringing more than 100 families into the practice over the past two years, but Mr. Love is a tireless volunteer for his community. He teaches financial literacy to high school students, among several other volunteer efforts.
— Deborah Nason