Advisory Board

The Wiser Wealth Management Advisory Board is made up of both clients and non-clients from different industries. The Board assists Wiser in its long-term planning and business strategies.

ALAN BRIDGES

Alan recently retired from Coca-Cola where he was  the Director of Trade Spend Optimization. He has 20+ years in consumer goods sales and marketing, primarily soft drinks. Alan is a Graduate of Berry College, Rome GA and now serves on the Berry College Board of Visitors and the Student Run Enterprises Advisory Council.

TRABUE BRYANS

Trabue Bryans Kordares has over 35 years of experience in the medical device and biotech industries. She holds a B.S. from University of Georgia, and an M(ASCP) certification in Microbiology from the Medical College of Georgia, with selected MBA course work. She started her own laboratory in 1995, sold it a few years later, but continued on as Executive VP and General Manager. It was bought in 2008 by WuXi AppTec, a China-based company on the NYSE, where Trabue was VP of Quality Assurance and Atlanta Operations.

Her specialty is FDA and international regulations and testing associated with the sterilization sciences. She is a member of the AAMI Standards Board and has served on the Committee on Standards Strategy, and Board of Directors. She is co-chair of two AAMI technical committees,  convener for the International Standards Organization, Microbiological Methods Committee, and is a technical expert. She is presently the founder and chief consultant of BryKor LLC, where she provides regulatory assistance, technical support and training.

JAMES EUBANKS

James Eubanks is the President of Wharton Management, the property manager for commercial real estate on the Marietta Square and surrounding areas. He has two Mechanical Engineering degrees: a Bachelor of Science from Rice University and a Master of Science from Stanford University. James worked as a Product Development Engineer at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, and as a Business Systems and Integration Consultant at Accenture in Chicago, IL. He and wife, Julie, have three children. James is on the Board of Trustees for First United Methodist Church Marietta. He is also a member of the Downtown Marietta Development Authority and President nominee of the Marietta Rotary Club.

DAYNA REED

Dayna Reed is currently an Adjunct Lecturer of Marketing at Kennesaw State University. Prior to KSU, Dayna spent ten years at RaceTrac leading their Marketing efforts.  Prior to her work with RaceTrac Dayna was a Brand Manager for Russell Athletic and a Sales Manager at In Zone Brands. Dayna volunteers as an Everybody Wins Mentor in Atlanta. An avid runner, Dayna has completed the NYC Marathon. She earned her BS is Marketing from Clemson University and her MBA from the University of Georgia. Dayna and her husband live in Marietta, GA.

ROBERT SWARTHOUT

Robert Swarthout is a 2004 graduate of Berry College where he holds a B.S. in Computer Science with a business minor. Upon graduation, he co-founded PaperBackSwap.com and was involved in that business until early 2008. In 2009 he co-founded ShootProof.com, a SaaS platform that is focused on providing a sales and gallery platform for wedding and portrait photographers.

He has a passion for helping entrepreneurs think through and start their own businesses. He volunteers his time as part of the Berry College Board of Visitors and other on-campus student entrepreneurship events.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, their two dogs, playing golf and discovering new restaurants around Atlanta where he lives today.

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