Positioned to branch out, Pinnacle Insurance and Financial Services, LLC announce the opening of two new offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Raleigh, North Carolina.
Sean Shea leads the new Pinnacle Raleigh branch with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. Originally from New York, Sean’s work has taken him from student to Managing Director and now to Executive Vice President at Pinnacle. Sean will utilize that experience to bring Pinnacle’s services to the North Carolina region and to the financial world at large.
The new Atlanta branch is headed by longtime partners and professionals, Austin Knowles and Michael Becher CFP, CLU, ChFC. Austin graduated from the University of Florida to eventually partner with Mike, a Clemson University graduate, at a broker general agency. They have now worked with one another for 12 years and possess over 30 years of combined experience in the retail and wholesale financial services industry. As Managing Partners, Austin and Michael expand Pinnacle’s services to advisors in the Atlanta region and beyond.
Pinnacle’s team of highly skilled and experienced professionals are vigorously committed to helping advisors deliver sophisticated client solutions and recommendations for mass affluent, wealthy and ultra-high net worth individuals and business clients. They are based on a foundation of exceptional service, integrity, and cutting edge innovation that creates and implements enterprise level business strategies. Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fasting growing companies in the US in 2012 and 2013, Pinnacle continues its upward trajectory through the opening of two new branches. Sean, Austin, and Mike are eager for the opportunity to expand Pinnacle’s vision by serving advisors and broker dealers.
Austin Knowles Managing Partner - Atlanta P: (678) 338-4366 C: (321) 231-5111 F: (404) 581-5225 E: Austin.Knowles@pinnacleifs.com
Mike Becher CFP, CLU, ChFC Managing Partner - Atlanta P: (678) 338-4366 C: (770) 713-8998 F: (404) 581-5225 E: Michael.B@pinnacleifs.com
Sean Shea Executive Vice President – Raleigh P: (919) 981-6355 C: (919) 296-4100 F: (904) 296-8845 E: Sean.Shea@pinnacleifs.com