Jake Tornow has been involved the financial planning industry since 2016. Quickly mastering various aspects of the field, including settlement planning, government benefits, and trusts, he rose to a managerial position tasked with hiring, training, and leading a team that planned for an average of five million dollars of new business weekly. Jake is also an Investment Advisor Representative, whose years of experience includes expertly navigated the tumultuous financial landscape during the 2020 recession. Jake co-founded MAD, LLC in 2021, focusing on market research and process efficiency. Jake has served as the Chief Operating Officer for an insurance agency before joining the Brookhaven team and focusing on a career track that he is truly passionate about: business efficiency, system integrations, and process design. In addition to his demanding career, Jake manages to find time for real estate development, recently renovating a historic boutique hotel. Jake’s commitment extends beyond his professional life into his service in the Georgia Army National Guard. Jake enlisted in 2009 as a Field Artilleryman and cross-trained as a Cavalry Scout in 2016. Jake currently serves as a Warrant Officer and a Blackhawk Pilot. His service includes mobilization for hurricanes, COVID-19, civil support operations, and a deployment to Afghanistan in 2019. He has earned numerous military awards, including the Combat Action Badge and Meritorious Service Medal. An alumnus of the University of North Georgia, Jake holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Korean. Residing in Pendleton, South Carolina, with his family and pets, Jake enjoys riding his motorcycle, scuba diving, and flying in his leisure time.