“Innovation Is Our Obsession.”
Gibbs Wealth Management
We are a Registered Investment Advisor Firm dedicated to the success of our Advisors through proven strategies, with a team of industry and home office professionals helping every step of the way.
Bo Gibbs, Founder, CEO and Most Importantly, Advisor
Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Bo has over twenty-five years of experience in the financial services industry. Bo graduated with a degree in Finance and Economics from Indiana University and lives in Johns Creek, Georgia with his wife and three children.
In early 2015, after years of success, Bo founded Gibbs Wealth Management to help other Advisors achieve the same success as he has had. Over the last 10 years, between his personal and Advisor‘s managed assets GWM manages close to $500 million in client assets. In addition he personally produces well over $50 million a year in new business and is fully engaged at the field level all the while running the company.
“Innovation Is Our Obsession.”
Founder & CEO, Bo Gibbs
VP and Chief Financial Officer
Alison Gibbs is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. She attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana where she earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in psychology and counseling and met her husband, Bo. She worked as a child therapist and high school counselor before leaving the workplace to take care of their 3 children.
Alison and Bo started Gibbs Wealth Management together. She currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her family and their golden retriever, Daisy.
Dan Mowery is a born and raised GA native. He and wife, Katie have three children and live in Cherokee County. Dan has an extensive background in Financial Services from working in several capacities across the industry. Dan’s current licensing credentials are the Series 6, Series 63, Series 65 and Life and Health Insurance License in the state of GA. Along with his experience facing financial planning, he is also highly knowledgeable in Medicare and the transition of those benefits for retirees. In his free time, Dan enjoys fishing, golf and staying active. He is a big believer in getting his kids outside and off of anything with a screen.
Director of RIA Business Development & Operations
Director of Marketing & Client Events
Jacob was born and raised in the Atlanta area but has family scattered all around the country. He attended Kennesaw State for Software Engineering. Before working at Gibbs Wealth Management, Jacob worked as a Sales Representative for a storage solutions company.
If he isn’t working, he is golfing, watching a braves game, or working on becoming a Certified Skydiver with plans to travel the world seeking his next rush. Jacob is very excited for his opportunity to get his foot in the door in the financial services industry.
Ryan was born in Georgia and grew up in the Roswell area. He attended college at The University of Georgia where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Marketing. Ryan holds a Series 65 and insurance license and has been involved in the financial industry for over 5 years.
Ryan started his career at a Fortune 50 company where he gained experience working with clients, leading teams and projects, and conducting financial and competitive analysis. Before long, Ryan discovered his true passion of helping people with their financial goals, and he is relentlessly committed to providing second-to-none client service. Ryan has a strong desire for continuous education and loves to stay informed on current economic and market developments. He also has a detailed understanding of investments in residential real estate.
In his current role, Ryan advises and supports clients with all aspects of their investment and retirement objectives, and he treats each day as an opportunity to help someone. In his free time Ryan enjoys running and exercising, watching and playing all kinds of sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Wealth Management and Client Relations
Hannah was born and raised in Georgia. She earned her associate’s degree in photography at North Georgia Technical College, where she learned valuable interpersonal skills. Hannah thrives on being able to assist others and to be able to bring happiness to their day!
Professionally, Hannah has worked in customer service roles where she has given customers the best experience possible, whether it is at an escape room, weddings, or real estate photography, Hannah enjoyed interacting and meeting people! Hannah is excited to embark on her new journey of joining Gibbs Wealth Management and using her customer service experience every day with meeting new people! Hannah currently lives in Cumming Georgia with her husband Joseph and dog Rip.
In her free time, she can be found road tripping, party planning, and hanging out with her family!
Director of First Impressions and Office Management
Melissa was born in New York and grew up in Georgia. She received her CMA from University of North Georgia. Her core values revolve around prioritizing the well-being of others. In her professional journey, She continues to consistently offer assistance whenever needed, serving as a reliable support system. Melissa is known for her empathetic listening skills and people-pleasing attitude, she fosters an environment where individuals feel valued and empowered. Her strong customer-oriented focus underscores her dedication to ensuring client satisfaction. Outside of work, she enjoys painting in various art genres, indulging in her favorite comedies, all while being passionate about nutrition and embracing a healthy lifestyle.
Peter Van De Beek
Chief Compliance Officer
Pete has over 8 years of investment-advisory related experience, advising clients on regulatory obligations and helping to maintain their compliance programs on a BAU basis as outsourced CCO. Previously, Pete was an asset management attorney at Nomura where he advised the corporate research and asset management teams on all regulatory and contractual considerations related to new business initiatives. Additionally, Pete worked at an outsourced CCO firm Cipperman (since acquired by ACA) where he led client engagements and built and maintained compliance programs for RIA’s and broker-dealers. Pete received his JD in corporate law from Pace University School of Law and his BA in Psychology from The George Washington University. Pete is currently licensed and in good standing with the New York Bar Association. In his spare time, you can find Pete on the golf course or in Ocean City, NJ. I am excited to be working with Gibbs Wealth Management as their Chief Compliance Officer and helping support its Advisors all across the US grow their wealth management practices.
Chief Investment Officer
Kurt Brown is the Chief Investment Officer for Gibbs Wealth Management & Townsquare Capital in Provo, Utah. In this role, he is also the head of the investment committee and oversees the creation of portfolios for clients. This includes assessing outside money managers and selecting asset classes. He has close to 25 years of specific experience in capital markets experience, both on the buying and selling sides. His experience includes managing hedge funds, portfolios for Fortune 500 companies, Taft Hartly plans, university endowments, bank trust portfolios, and individual retirement accounts.
Before taking his current position, he worked for Alta Capital, which is a quality growth equity manager located in Salt Lake City, Utah. His 12-year position with Alta Capital saw a lot of growth for him personally and the company as a whole. He helped to take the $300 million of the firm’s assets and grow it to over $3 billion.
Even with his extensive investment work, Kurt also has experience as a speaker at investment conferences, CPA and estate planning conferences, and universities for a wide variety of audience members. He has the experience to talk about capital markets inefficiencies and conflicts of interest related to investment products and brokerage firms.
He earned a degree in economics and finance from Brigham Young University and still serves in the capacity of an adjunct professor there, as well as a board member of The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance.
Director of Life & Annuity Client Services
Alexia is originally from Massachusetts, she has since relocated to Norcross, Georgia with her husband, Kairo. Where they share two dogs and a cat: Jiggy, Kirby, and Stella. Alexia holds a deep love for her family, finding solace and joy in their company. When not busy at work, she can often be found on a walk with her dogs, indulging in her favorite comedies or watching New Orleans Saints football. Alexia is a driven and enthusiastic professional. Prior to Gibbs Financial Group Alexia spent the past 7 years in the mortgage industry, where she found a passion for organization and a keen eye for detail. Her exceptional problem-solving skills and dedication to client satisfaction have consistently resulted in successful transactions and long-term relationships. Alexia is thrilled to embrace her new journey with Gibbs Financial Group, where she will bring her extensive expertise to new heights. Any day she can assist someone is a great day in her book.
As an award-winning keynote speaker, an eleven-time New York Times Best-selling author, host of the top-rated Corporate Competitor Podcast, Executive Leadership Coach, and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America’s most provocative thought leaders.
He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving Greatness, learned from first-hand work alongside some of the greatest sports and business legends in the world. Additionally, Don has been retained by companies and organizations to coach their leaders on building a culture of Greatness, using the framework built through his exhaustive study of Great Teams in sports and business, discerning the lessons we can learn from them. In 2023, Real Leaders magazine acknowledged Don as a “Speaker to Watch” because of his success on stage.
Throughout his writing career, Don has developed a reputation as a world-class storyteller, in fact, renowned thought leaders such as John Maxwell and Simon Sinek have called Don the best storyteller they have ever worked with! Because of these achievements, Don has been invited as a guest to every major talk show – from Oprah to Fox Business News, from CNN to Good Morning America.
Director of New Business
With a solid 5-year track record in financial services, complemented by a 7-year stint as a stand-up comedian and prior experience in sales, my professional journey is a fusion of analytical expertise, engaging communication, and client relationship finesse. Navigating the complexities of finance has become second nature, as has connecting with diverse audiences through humor and storytelling. Drawing from my earlier sales experience, I’ve honed the art of building authentic connections and understanding client needs. This multifaceted background positions me as a dynamic professional, adept at distilling complex financial concepts into relatable narratives and fostering genuine relationships with clients.
Graphic and Web Designer
Melissa was born in Austin, Texas, and attended the University of Texas at Austin. As someone who loves to travel and explore new cities, she moved up and down the East Coast and eventually settled in Rhode Island, since it was on the ocean. She began working with Gibbs Financial Group and Gibbs Wealth Management over 9 years ago and continues to work closely with the GFG marketing team expanding the brand. She now owns her own design and marketing company. You can view her portfolio and request to work with her at RedDesignCreates.com.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys gardening, hiking, the beach, of course creating art! She also teaches art to “at-risk” youth in Rhode Island.