Our Leadership

The Ashford Advisors leadership team brings together a unique mix of experience, skills, industry insights and progressive thinking. We strive to establish high standards, efficient processes and a dynamic culture with an unwavering commitment to the best interest of our clients, our associates, and our brokers.  Effective leadership provides the vision, guidance, and motivation necessary for our firm to continue to fulfill our mission of making a positive, lasting impact on the lives of our clients and associates, and on the communities in which they live.


Leadership Team

V. Thomas Purcell, CLU®, ChFC® – President and CEO


Sam Duffey – Brokerage Manager, Alabama

Elie Engler – Sales Manager, Atlanta

Michael Ghioto – Vice President, Atlanta

Johnny Howard – Director of Operations

Shannon Hsu – Brokerage Manager, South Georgia

Jason D. Huggins – Vice President, Atlanta

Thomas S. Inglesby, CLU®, ChFC® – Senior Vice President, Savannah

Edward Inman – Investment Specialist

Matthew G. Lipscomb, CLU®, ChFC® – Senior Vice President, Atlanta

Emily McIntyre – Director of Marketing

Linda C. Miller, CLU®, ChFC® – Agency Control Officer

Matt Meurer – Finance Manager

Bryant Moore – Sales Manager, Birmingham

Jim Moore – Brokerage Manager, Atlanta

William R. Mumpower, CLU®, CFP®, RICP® – Executive Vice President, Investments and Advanced Planning

Daniel Taylor, CLU® – Brokerage Manager, Atlanta


Compliance number: 2013-0115

Ashford Advisors is a General Agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY.

Securities products/services and advisory services are offered through Park Avenue Securities, LLC (PAS),  member FINRA, SIPC.  Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 750, Atlanta, GA 30346, 770-390-2600.

PAS is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. Ashford Advisors is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. Ashford Advisors is not an independent registered investment advisor.

Important Disclosures