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Notable

  • Certified Wealth Strategist®

  • 12 Years of Financial Services Experience

  • 2018 Atlanta Five Star Wealth Manager

  • Member of Financial Planning Association

  • Volunteer for WATCH D.O.G.S.

  • Treasurer for The Center for Children and Young Adults

Contact

  • (678) 797-3743

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D. James Barker, CWS®
Managing Associate

James Barker, CWS®, is a Managing Associate at Henssler Financial. Mr. Barker’s responsibilities include managing client accounts on a day-to-day basis, as well as providing financial consulting for businesses and individuals. As a Managing Associate, Mr. Barker engages in initiating new business and works on overarching planning issues, in addition to managing staff and leading teams. He also contributes to “Money Talks,” the firm’s financial talk radio show.

After initially joining the firm as an Assistant, Mr. Barker was promoted to Account Executive, where he maintained client files and updated financial plans. In 2012, he was promoted to Associate, and became a Senior Associate in 2013. He was promoted to Managing Associate in 2016. Prior to joining Henssler Financial, Mr. Barker worked for nine years as a police officer in Austell, GA.

As part of the firm’s involvement with Kennesaw State University, Mr. Barker is part of the team that provides monthly lectures on personal finance through the Odyssey Peer Mentoring Program, which sponsors events for KSU’s students’ social, professional, and academic development. Mr. Barker was recently elected to the board of The Center for Children and Young Adults, a Cobb County non-profit that provides a nurturing home environment for children who have been abused and abandoned. He has been entrusted with the duty of Treasurer for 2019 and 2020. Additionally, Mr. Barker volunteers with WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students), an educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering. The program provides positive male role models for students and promotes safety in schools by reducing bullying.

Mr. Barker was named to the 2018 Atlanta Five Star Wealth Managers list that was published in the October 2018 issue of Atlanta magazine. The Five Star award goes to wealth managers who satisfy 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria that are associated with wealth managers who provide quality services to their clients.

Mr. Barker earned the Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®) industry designation administered by Cannon Financial Institute. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Science from Liberty University.

D. James Barker, CWS® 1

D. James Barker, CWS®
Managing Associate

  • Download Bio

James Barker, CWS®, is a Managing Associate at Henssler Financial. Mr. Barker’s responsibilities include managing client accounts on a day-to-day basis, as well as providing financial consulting for businesses and individuals. As a Managing Associate, Mr. Barker engages in initiating new business and works on overarching planning issues, in addition to managing staff and leading teams. He also contributes to “Money Talks,” the firm’s financial talk radio show.

After initially joining the firm as an Assistant, Mr. Barker was promoted to Account Executive, where he maintained client files and updated financial plans. In 2012, he was promoted to Associate, and became a Senior Associate in 2013. He was promoted to Managing Associate in 2016. Prior to joining Henssler Financial, Mr. Barker worked for nine years as a police officer in Austell, GA.

As part of the firm’s involvement with Kennesaw State University, Mr. Barker is part of the team that provides monthly lectures on personal finance through the Odyssey Peer Mentoring Program, which sponsors events for KSU’s students’ social, professional, and academic development. Mr. Barker was recently elected to the board of The Center for Children and Young Adults, a Cobb County non-profit that provides a nurturing home environment for children who have been abused and abandoned. He has been entrusted with the duty of Treasurer for 2019 and 2020. Additionally, Mr. Barker volunteers with WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students), an educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering. The program provides positive male role models for students and promotes safety in schools by reducing bullying.

Mr. Barker was named to the 2018 Atlanta Five Star Wealth Managers list that was published in the October 2018 issue of Atlanta magazine. The Five Star award goes to wealth managers who satisfy 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria that are associated with wealth managers who provide quality services to their clients.

Mr. Barker earned the Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®) industry designation administered by Cannon Financial Institute. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Science from Liberty University.

Notable

  • Certified Wealth Strategist®

  • 12 Years of Financial Services Experience

  • 2018 Atlanta Five Star Wealth Manager

  • Member of Financial Planning Association

  • Volunteer for WATCH D.O.G.S.

  • Treasurer for The Center for Children and Young Adults

Contact

  • (678) 797-3743

  • Email DJ

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