Atlanta, GA. January 2, 2015 – Buckhead Investment Partners (BIP) announced today that Bob Pennington has joined the firm as president of its affiliate, Buckhead Wealth Advisors. His primary responsibilities include developing and implementing strategic plans for the growth of BIP’s wealth advisor platform, as well as development and growth of BIP Capital’s relationships with institutional and individual investors.
Prior to joining BIP, Bob was Managing Director, Business Development and Client Services, at A. Montag & Associates. His work at Montag was preceded by eight years at Willis Investment Counsel where he served as President, CEO, and Managing Director. Prior to joining Willis Investment Counsel, Inc. in 2004, Bob was a partner with King & Spalding where his law practice of 20 years involved nationally- and internationally-based experience in commercial real estate and finance (including public and private debt and equity financing), corporate law, and related practice areas.
“BIP has built a strong and unique investment offering and platform. Buckhead Wealth Advisors is a way to offer this opportunity to other advisors and their clients and Bob is the perfect person to lead those efforts. We are thrilled to have him join us, ” said Mark Buffington, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Buckhead Investment Partners.
Bob is a four-time graduate of Emory University and is active in a number of professional and civic organizations.