CARTERSVILLE, GA – April 24, 2017 – Chuck Nida & Tommy Barnes have affiliated their financial planning practice, Nida Financial Group with Integrated Financial Group, a consortium of professional advisors headquartered in Atlanta, GA.  Chuck & Tommy say, “This is truly an exciting day for our clients and associates as we align with the services and support of Integrated Financial Group.”  Their vision is to cultivate valued relationships that positively impact you, your family, your legacy and our community.  They added, “The ideas, innovation, and brain power that come with being part of such a dynamic group will be a substantial resource for our clients.”

Don Patrick, the consortium’s Managing Director says, “The Consortium members are thrilled to have Chuck & Tommy associate with us. They have an excellent reputation and are experienced financial advisors.”

When clients retain an advisor that is part of the Integrated Financial Group consortium, they can rest assured that they are dealing with an advisor that has passed a rigorous vetting process in order to join the consortium. The consortium maintains strict requirements for all advisors who are allowed to associate with Integrated Financial Group. Factors such as experience, professional designations and education, a disciplined planning process, excellent client service standards, and adherence to the consortium’s ethical guidelines are but a few.” Additionally, Patrick states, “Every advisor that wants to join the consortium must pass a stringent interview and selection process with the consortium’s advisory board to ensure the advisor maintains similar philosophies and a passionate commitment to our profession and their clients.”

Patrick says that the consortium undergoes an extensive evaluation of every prospective advisor. They must be able to deliver leading edge advice, direction and financial planning strategies, all based on conservative, proven financial and economic principles. “Chuck & Tommy passed our process with flying colors and will be a great addition to our consortium. They bring experience, tremendous knowledge and an excellent service philosophy to their clientele.”



Integrated Financial Group is one of the largest independent financial planning consortiums in Atlanta which is responsible for over $1.5 billion in brokerage and advisory assets through LPL Financial and over $700 million in assets under management through its separate registered investment advisor, IFG Advisory, LLC as of 3/1/17.*  With 80 Consortium Members independently owning firms across 10 states, we form a diverse, experienced and qualified group of professionals to deliver sound investment advice and financial strategies for your life. If you want a sound financial plan for life, get connected with The Brain Trust today.

*Based on assets under advisement since September 2016, Atlanta Business Chronicle