KINGSPORT - Four local financial planning and investment professionals with a combined industry experience of more than 60 years have joined together to form Integrity Capital Management, LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm with offices in downtown Kingsport.
Integrity provides retirement and 401k plan solutions with an emphasis on discretionary investment management for individuals and advice and counsel in meeting the fiduciary requirements of qualified retirement plans for businesses.
Partner John Atkins is a graduate of Bluefield State College and has more than 15 years of experience in banking, trust administration and investment management. He holds a general securities license and obtained the Certified Financial Planner and Certified Trust and Financial Advisor certifications in 2002. He is chairman of the board of trustees of Appalachian Family Ministries in Elizabethton, a volunteer weekend house manager with Ronald McDonald House in Johnson City and chairman of the Deacon Board of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Atkins and his wife, Kelly, live in Johnson City.
Partner Barry Bailey is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Central Texas and has 10 years of experience in investment management, financial planning and firm leadership. He obtained his Certified Financial Planner certificate in 2001 and holds both a general securities license and a general securities principal license. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and lives with his wife, Libby, in Bluff City.
Atkins and Bailey will oversee and implement the firm's investment policies and provide investment management and retirement planning services to individuals and businesses.
Partner Angie Martin is a Kingsport native and graduate of Tennessee Technological University. She has more than 15 years of experience in marketing, banking and financial services and holds a general securities license. Martin has been active in numerous Kingsport community organizations, including the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce and United Way. She currently serves on the board of directors for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and most recently joined Goodwill Industries' board of directors. Martin lives in Kingsport with her family. In addition to consulting with clients, she will oversee the firm's marketing and business development efforts.
Partner Pam Rehart is a Bristol, Va., native who attended King College and graduated from Western Kentucky University. She has more than 15 years of experience in banking and financial services and holds a general securities license. She and her husband, Mike, live in Kingsport and attend Celebration Church in Blountville. In addition to consulting with clients, Rehart will serve as the firm's chief operations officer and will concentrate on front and back office operations.
Integrity Capital Management is located in the Progress Building at 247 Broad St., Suite 302. The phone number is (423) 230-4500.