Chris Means, CLU, is Principal of Pinnacle Planning, LLC. He specializes in insurance and estate planning with a focus on life , disability and Long Term Care (LTC) insurance. Chris works with individuals and small business owners to analyze their protection needs and prepare strategies to meet their objectives today and in the future. Chris works extensively with professional athletes, coaches and sport executives. In addition, he also serves as an insurance resource for advisors and their clients. Chris graduated from Georgia Sate University with Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in 1987 and began his insurance career in 1989. Chris furthered his professional knowledge by earning his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation form the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Chris is licensed with multiple insurance carriers for optimum client benefit. In addition, Chris is a participating member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Professionals (NAIFA). Chris has consistently proven himself to be dedicated and passionate in helping clients with protection planning. He has been the recipient of numerous industry awards, including the Mattingly Award, Disability Insurance Inner Circle, Guardian's Leaders Club and Million Dollar Round Table (Top of the Table). He frequently speaks at industry meetings and on financial radio shows on the topics of protection planning. Chris lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Ella, and two sons, Hatch and Bailey. Chris enjoys golf and has volunteered as a youth football, basketball and baseball coach, He has been active in his community with charities and school boards.