Our Firm

Paul Culbreth, CFP®

Paul Culbreth is a Second Generation Advisor, succeeding his late father, Al Culbreth, Jr.

Paul joined AXA Advisors, LLC in July, 2005.  His practice focuses on wealth and risk management for individuals and families.  He helps his clients achieve their financial goals and financial independence through a comprehensive planning approach.  This process helps clients assess risk, define goals, implement strategy and monitor progress as changes occur.

Paul majored in finance and graduated with a degree in the College of Business Administation at Georgia Southern University in 2005.  He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER designation through the Certified Planner Board of Standards.

Paul successfully received a certificate in Retirement Planning from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and has been awarded the title of Retirement Planning Specialist.

Paul has attended the AXA Advisors Institute, an advanced learning curriculum, hosted at Harvard University.  This program is a significant part of his continued education in Asset Allocation and Wealth Management.

Paul is married to the former Kara E Rucker.  They have four children, Elisabeth, Paul Jr., Will and Drew.  They live in the Hamilton Mill community in Dacula Georgia

CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.  These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.

Retirement Planning Specialist title awarded by AXA Advisors based upon receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

The Retirement Planning Specialist title is awarded by AXA Advisors, based upon the Financial Professional's (FP) receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In a collaboration between the Wharton School and AXA Advisors' affiliate, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY), coursework for the certificate was developed exclusively for AXA Advisors FPs, and the title may be used only by FPs who have completed the required coursework and maintain the title through ongoing continuing education requirements. To verify that an FP has earned and holds the title in good standing, contact AXA Equitable atretirement@axa-equitable.com. Complaints about an AXA Advisors FP should be directed to customer.relations@axa-equitable.com.

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Securities offered through AXA Advisors, LLC (212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory products and services offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, an investment advisor registered with the SEC. Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC and its insurance agency subsidiaries. AXA Network, LLC does business in California as AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC and, in Utah, AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC. Your Wealth Partners is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network.  AXA Advisors and its affiliates do not provide tax or legal advice. Individuals may transact business and/or respond to inquiries only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. The information in this web site is not investment or securities advice and does not constitute an offer. 

 


Zack C. Napier, CPA, MBA                                                                                             

 With over two decades of experience in financial services, Zack C. Napier provides knowledge and experience that span a wide range of financial products and services focusing on asset allocation and wealth preservation, as well as the financial needs of small businesses.

Graduating from Capital University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986, Mr. Napier continued his studies at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas where he earned his Masters in Business Administration in 2003. Zack joined Ernst & Young as a public accountant in Atlanta for an eight-year tenure. He subsequently entered corporate finance and was promoted to Vice President-Finance of a semiconductor company in Dallas. Utilizing his education and experience, he extended his career into the financial services industry, with the goal of addressing the specific financial needs of individuals, families, and small businesses, and joined Your Wealth Partners in 2005.

Mr. Napier stresses to his clients the importance of an accurate assessment and understanding of their current financial status. His focus begins with a comprehensive financial evaluation, which enables him to review the client's total financial situation; to identify and establish specific financial goals combined with realistic expectations and monitor a plan to help the client work toward achieving those goals.

Zack and his family live in East Cobb where they are actively involved in their local community.

 

  Securities offered through AXA Advisors, LLC (212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory products and services offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, an investment advisor registered with the SEC. Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC and its insurance agency subsidiaries. AXA Network, LLC does business in California as AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC and, in Utah, AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC. Your Wealth Partners is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network.  AXA Advisors and its affiliates do not provide tax or legal advice. Individuals may transact business and/or respond to inquiries only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. The information in this web site is not investment or securities advice and does not constitute an offer.  CA insurance license number 0H40228

 

 

 

Michael Standridge, MBA

Michael Standridge joined AXA Advisors in June of 2016.  Michael is a business management graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, AL and has an MBA from Shorter University.  He has enjoyed a career in the financial services industry including mortgage origination as well as licensed banking.  Michael works with individual and business clients to help them define, pursue, and reach their financial goals through a comprehensive planning process including insurance needs analysis, asset accumulation, retirement planning, income protection, education funding, estate planning, and wealth preservation strategies.  Michael and his wife Karen live in the Hamilton Mill community in Dacula with their two girls.  He is involved in activities with 12 Stone Church in Dacula and volunteers for Make-A-Wish Georgia and Champions United Football Club in Uganda.    

Securities offered through AXA Advisors, LLC (212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory products and services offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, an investment advisor registered with the SEC. Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC and its insurance agency subsidiaries. AXA Network, LLC does business in California as AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC and, in Utah, AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC. Your Wealth Partners is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network.  AXA Advisors and its affiliates do not provide tax or legal advice. Individuals may transact business and/or respond to inquiries only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. The information in this web site is not investment or securities advice and does not constitute an offer.           

           

Fred VanPatten, JD, LUTCF

With almost three decades of experience in financial services, Fred Van Patten focuses his practice on providing education and product knowledge to help his clients make better informed decisions.  In this capacity, he helps people prepare for one of the most important financial objectives of their lives.

As a native of South Carolina, he graduated from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, with a BS in Business Administration, and then received a law degree from the Woodrow Wilson College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.  He began his career with Equitable Life Assurance Society—now AXA Advisors, LLC--in 1983.  In 1999, he further honed his knowledge by completing the Financial Planner Program at Oglethorpe University. Then in 2006, he received his Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Fred Van Patten is a life and qualifying member of the life insurance industry's Million Dollar Round Table.  He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and National Association of Plan Advisors. He has been a member of AXA Advisors' Hall of Fame since 1994.

Outside of work, Fred has served his community as a Board Member and a Founding Member of the Johns Creek, GA, Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the College of Charleston Alumni Association, attends Johns Creek United Methodist Church, is involved in a men's bible study and a non-profit no-kill animal shelter, and is a member of the "Green Man" Big Green Egg competition cooking team. He has been married for 31 years to his wife, Nancy. They have two grown children.

 

Retirement Planning Specialist title awarded by AXA Advisors based upon receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

The Retirement Planning Specialist title is awarded by AXA Advisors, based upon the Financial Professional's (FP) receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In a collaboration between the Wharton School and AXA Advisors' affiliate, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY), coursework for the certificate was developed exclusively for AXA Advisors FPs, and the title may be used only by FPs who have completed the required coursework and maintain the title through ongoing continuing education requirements. To verify that an FP has earned and holds the title in good standing, contact AXA Equitable atretirement@axa-equitable.com. Complaints about an AXA Advisors FP should be directed to customer.relations@axa-equitable.com.

Securities offered through AXA Advisors, LLC (212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory products and services offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, an investment advisor registered with the SEC. Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC and its insurance agency subsidiaries. AXA Network, LLC does business in California as AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC and, in Utah, AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC. Your Wealth Partners is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network.  AXA Advisors and its affiliates do not provide tax or legal advice. Individuals may transact business and/or respond to inquiries only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. The information in this web site is not investment or securities advice and does not constitute an offer.  CA insurance license number 0L00119

 

 

BRUCE H WEINSTEIN, CLU

Mr. Weinstein brings over 40 years of experience to his clients, specializing in the use of life insurance and investment products for estate, business, retirement and charitable planning.

He maintains the professional designation of Chartered Life Underwriter* (CLU).

 In 2006, Mr. Weinstein was bestowed the AXA Advisors National Honor Associate award, the highest award given to a field of over 6000 representatives nationally within AXA.  He is active in numerous industry organizations including the Atlanta Estate Planning Council, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and a Top of the Table member of the Million Dollar Round Table.  He is a sought after industry speaker on his areas of specialty.

Bruce is extremely active in the community.  He is a current executive committee member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.  He was named the 2011 Financial Advisor of the Year for his work on the “Create a Legacy” program.  He is on the board, and a past officer of the Marcus Jewish Community Center, where he was honored as the 2004 Man of the Year.

He is also an executive committee member of the Hillels of Georgia, Board Member of Zeta Beta Tau Foundation, and past president of the University of Alabama Atlanta Alumni Association.  Bruce also continues to coach youth baseball every year.

Mr. Weinstein is a member of Congregation B'nai Torah and currently resides in Sandy Springs, GA with his wife of over 35 years, Germaine.  They have three children and two grandchildren.

 *A professional designation of the American College

Securities offered through AXA Advisors, LLC (212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory products and services offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, an investment advisor registered with the SEC. Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC and its insurance agency subsidiaries. AXA Network, LLC does business in California as AXA Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC and, in Utah, AXA Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC. Your Wealth Partners is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network.  AXA Advisors and its affiliates do not provide tax or legal advice. Individuals may transact business and/or respond to inquiries only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. The information in this web site is not investment or securities advice and does not constitute an offer.  CA insurance license number 0C89291