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Team



From left to right

Back row: Frances Brooks, Jared Chambers, Elena Lee and Dianne Paluga

Front row: Darren Chambers, Susan Jicha, Kalyn Sutton, Dwain Begitschke, Richard Nixon, Cary Green and Gary Pike

 



 

Rick founded Cumberland Financial Group in 1991. He has been in the financial services business for over 30 years. Rick is an Enrolled Agent (EA) and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). He also holds his Series 6, 7, 63.

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Carey Green

Accounting Consultant

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Carey has been with Cumberland Financial Group, Inc. since 1997. He wears many hats: tax preparation, accounting, and financial services.

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Dwain Begitschke, CPA

Accounting Consultant

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Dwain received his accounting degree from the University of Georgia in 1987 and passed the CPA exam in 1994.

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Dianne has been working at CFG since September 2001. She is a 1992 graduate of Kennesaw State University, majoring in Business Management.

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Dennis Harding

Accounting Coordinator

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Dennis began his second career (at Cumberland Financial Group, Inc.) in 2005, after retiring from Delta Airlines. He grew up in Portland, Oregon, and has lived with his wife Beverly in Smyrna for 37 years.

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Gary Pike, EA

Tax Preparer

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Gary joined Cumberland Financial Group in 2008. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh with a degree in Accounting.

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Elena Lee, EA

Staff Accountant

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Elena joined Cumberland Financial Group, Inc. in January 2011. She graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting.

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Susan Jicha

Financial Assistant

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Susan has been with Cumberland Financial Group since 2012. Susan graduated from Rutgers University, majoring in Economics. She worked for several years at Merrill Lynch before starting her family. She and her husband Richard moved to...

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Frances Brooks

Administrative Assistant

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Frances joined Cumberland Financial Group in 2015. She's a Central Washington University alumnus. Frances and her husband moved to the Atlanta area where they have been raising 3 boys and are a part of Sanctuary Church’s faith family.

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Jared Chambers

Staff Accountant

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Jared joined Cumberland Financial Group in 2015. He attended Kennesaw State University and has worked in the accounting field for over 10 years. He is experienced in all facets of accounting and taxes for both individuals and...

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Kalyn Sullivan

Staff Accountant

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Kalyn joined Cumberland Financial Group in August of 2016. She graduated from the University of West Georgia with a degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting in the summer of 2015. Throughout college she gained years of...

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Kara Robertson

Financial Assistant

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Kara joined Cumberland Financial Group in 2017. She grew up in North Georgia where she graduated from Etowah High School in 2012 as a Student-Athlete. She has over 2 years of experience in the Financial Industry. She married her...

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Larry Cooper

Tax Preparer

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Larry joined Cumberland Financial in 2017 bringing nearly 20 years of tax experience with him, as well as holding the Enrolled Agent designation since 2007. Larry is an Atlanta native and Georgia State University alumnus. He enjoys his...

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