Justin Smith is a Client Advisor with Patton Albertson & Miller. Justin develops long-standing relationships with his clients, becoming their trusted guides as they navigate the financial complexities of life. His supporting role helps clients achieve their financial goals and become a hero to their families, loved ones, and the causes they support. Justin also enjoys working with entrepreneurs and business owners; helping them plan for tomorrow so they can stay focused on growing their business today. Prior to joining our team, Justin worked for a trust company and bank for more than eleven years developing strong relationship skills and deep knowledge of private banking, trust administration, and financial planning. A native of Chattanooga, Justin received a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management degree from Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. Justin is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Leadership degree from Belhaven University. Justin is very active in the Chattanooga community. He is a member of The Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga, The Muse of Fire Project, Friends of the Library, and The Chattanooga Estate Planning Council. In addition, Justin is a member of the UTC Planned Giving Advisory Council, which provides feedback and guidance on the planned giving program to the University. In 2014 he was selected for Leadership Chattanooga and Chatter Magazine’s “Chattanooga’s Most Wanted: 20 under 40,” which identifies the region’s rising stars in business, government, education, non-profits and the arts. When Justin isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his dogs, the outdoors, and pursuing his passion for photography.