Atlanta Capital Group Managing Partner Pat Chitwood earned his Ph.D. in psychology in 1972 and practiced as a psychologist until searching for a challenge when he became an investment counselor with Paine-Weber in 1979. In 1981 he became a manager with Wheat First Securities in Winston-Salem, N.C. He subsequently managed the Asheville office of Robinson Humphrey before returning to Birmingham, Alabama in May 1987 where he began Chitwood Advisory Group.
Pat earned his Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1990 and his CPA in 1994. He became one of the first CPA’s in the country to receive the designation Personal Financial Specialist by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He has been published in the Journal of Accountancy, Registered Rep., Money magazine, Birmingham Business Journal and numerous trade publications. He is currently a managing Partner with Atlanta Capital Group subsequent to the merging of Chitwood Advisory Group with Atlanta Capital Group.
He and his wife live in Asheville, N.C.