When it comes to making financial decisions, creating a comprehensive financial plan helps you see your entire picture. We bring clarity to your complex financial situation, so it’s easier to make good decisions.

The importance of A comprehensive financial planning team

Your plan is a living, breathing document and should be changed and updated as your life, your goals, and our laws change. This helps you be prepared for life events like disability, long term care, divorce, business transitions, and retirement.

Every financial decision you make impacts another, which makes it complicated to make the best move for you.

Our clients are busy, like everyone, and you can probably relate to having different and uncoordinated pieces in your complex financial portfolio - tending to build your financial lives in silos. We’ll show you the steps to meet your goals and help you execute them.

We will break down the necessary steps in order of priority, so you can make progress without feeling overwhelmed. As your “financial offensive coordinator” we help align your plan, gain clarity, and see the big picture of your financial future.

Our advisors offer individualized planning to help improve our client’s complex financial situations, and specialize in coordinating with your existing advisors to identify gaps and opportunities in those financial silos–so everything is in one place.

Leadership

Andy Faught, CFA®, CFP®

Managing Partner
Financial Planner
Nashville

Andy Faught, Managing Partner

Andy has been a financial planner since 1999. He joined Capital Financial Group (CFG) in 2007 to spearhead the creation of the Financial Planning Department. In order to provide a higher level of planning to clients with more complex situations, he launched Continuum Planning Partners (CPP) in 2015. Andy graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lipscomb University in Nashville with majors in Finance, Economics and Accounting. Andy and is wife Jennifer live in Nashville, with their two dogs, where he enjoys golfing, traveling, and the booming culinary scene.

Tim Sinks, CLU, ChFC

Managing Partner
Insurance Specialist
Nashville

Tim Sinks, Managing Partner

Tim began his career in financial services in 1986, becoming Managing Partner for Capital Financial Group (CFG) in 1998. CFG has seen tremendous growth, specifically for clients requiring a higher level of planning for more complex situations. Tim launched and founded Continuum Planning Partners (CPP), a division of CFG in 2015. Married to Darlene, they have two children–Adam and Abby–and one grandchild. Tim enjoys the outdoors, spending time fly fishing, boating, and riding many of the motorcycles from his collection.

Planning Department

Bryan Powell, CFP®

Director of Financial Planning
Knoxville

Bryan Powell, Director of Financial Planning

Bryan has been a financial planner since 2011. He works with each client to show how they can achieve their own financial security. Bryan grew up in Knoxville and attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, playing on the baseball team for two years and graduating magna cum laude from the College of Business with a concentration in Finance. Away from the office Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife, Hayley, and being outdoors either golfing, kayaking, playing sand volleyball, or simply working in the yard.

Chris Rogers, RICP®, AWMA

Sr. Planner,
Planning Department
Nashville

Chris Rogers, Investment Specialist

Chris began his practice in 2007 at Waddell & Reed and joined us in 2010. He is the Investment Specialist of the firm and specializes in comprehensive financial planning with focuses on investment planning, retirement income strategies, and estate planning. Chris is originally from Conway, Arkansas. He has a degree in Physics from Hendrix College and did some graduate study in Molecular Biophysics at Vanderbilt University. Chris lives in Columbia, TN with his wife, Susan, and daughters, Emma and Lillie.

Andy Vinson, CFP®

Sr. Planner,
Planning Department
Memphis

Andy Vinson, SR. Planner

Andy is a fifteen-year veteran of the financial services industry who joined Continuum Planning Partners in June of 2017. Prior to joining CPP, he spent seven years as the financial planning coordinator at Capital Financial Advisors, working primarily with doctors and other medical professionals. He also served eight years in the financial planning department at Morgan Keegan working with a wider variety of clients, including business owners, corporate executives, and professional athletes. Andy earned his Certified Financial Planner TM designation in 2009, is a 2002 graduate of the Haslam School of Business at the University of Tennessee, and maintains securities and insurance licenses. He lives in Germantown with his wife, Elizabeth, and daughter, Caroline.

Bill Conroy

Personal Financial Analyst
Nashville

Bill Conroy, Personal Financial Analyst

Bill started at Continuum Planning Partners in May, 2017. He interned at Fidelity Investments his senior year and started his career as a personal financial analyst at Continuum Planning Partners. Bill graduated from The Catholic University of America with a B.S.B.A in Finance and a Minor in Theology. At Catholic he was a Student – Athlete, starting 3 years on the football team. He recently moved to Nashville and enjoys being active and listening to live music.

Tammy Paxton, CFP®

Certified Family Business Specialist
Nashville

Tammy Paxton, CFP®

Both as a Certified Family Business Specialist and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Tammy is passionate about helping families and business owners ensure that they have their backs covered. She has been in the financial services profession for over 20 years and was a tax accountant and Enrolled Agent (EA) with the IRS. Tammy is married to Kip. They have two daughters, Karlen and Brenna. In their spare time, Tammy and Kip enjoy biking, camping, and relaxing on the beach.

Julie McCormick

Personal Financial Analyst
Memphis

Julie McCormick, Personal Financial Analyst

Julie has worked with Continuum Planning Partners since January 2017. She entered the financial services industry shortly after graduating college in spring 2016, and is currently serving as a personal financial analyst. Julie graduated summa cum laude from Christian Brothers University earning a BS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing. She currently resides in the Memphis area and enjoys a host of outdoor activities, especially when she can bring along her energetic chocolate lab, Utah.

Client Services Team

Kip Paxton

Investment Specialist
Nashville

Kip Paxton, Investment Specialist

Kip has been with the firm since 2011 and has recently taken on the role of investment specialist. Kip is married to CPP advisor Tammy Paxton. He was a professional musician for 35 years, specializing in guitar and bass. Kip enjoys fishing, riding bikes and is a passionate Ohio State Football fan.

Kasha Simpson

Senior Support Coordinator
Memphis

Kasha Simpson, Support Coordinator

Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Kasha has been with Continuum Planning Partners since March 2018. Kasha enjoys reading, coloring, and going on quiet walks. Her favorite thing about her job is working with the advisors, clients, and all of the staff members at Continuum Planning Partners.

Kirsten Cadden

Support Coordinator
Nashville

Kirsten Cadden, Support Coordinator

Kirsten has been with Continuum Planning Partners since November of 2017. She is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah and enjoys cooking, sewing, and yoga. Kirsten is currently in graduate school working on a Master’s degree and wants to become a financial planner.

Matt McKeand

Support Coordinator
Memphis

Matt McKeand, Support Coordinator

Matt started with Continuum Planning Partners back in July of 2018. He is used to being around the insurance business, as both his dad and his brother work in the industry. Originally from Nashville, Matt enjoys fishing, soccer, reading and anything outdoors.

Continuum Planning Partners was formed by a group of 16 financial planning professionals who were previously in practice together at Capital Financial Group. Our focus is helping our clients reach their financial goals through a comprehensive financial planning process that is based on objective advice, not simply selling financial products. We have shown a commitment to providing top tier expertise to our clients by acquiring the following designations: AEP, CFA, CFBS, CFP®, ChFC, CLTC, CLU, LUTCF, MBA, and RICP.

We have offices in Brentwood, Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Memphis, Tennessee to serve our clients on a regional basis.

"What matters to us most is that we take pride in helping families, business owners, professionals and executives make informed decisions when it comes to being financially prepared for any event that life throws at you"
-R. Timothy Sinks, CLU, ChFC, Managing Partner