Back & Forth

Two financial professionals go back and forth on the pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages, and general comparisons of one topic per episode.

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Meet Your Hosts

John Vandergriff is our Wealth Planning Team Lead. He has been a wealth planner for 9 years and on the air for 7 as your source for all things retirement. John covers everything from how current events could affect your savings, to strategies to maximize your retirement income, and everything in between. He now applies his knowledge and in-the-field experience to bring a unique perspective to the podcast.



Zach Hill is our Operations Team Lead and Portfolio Manager. Zach graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelors degree in Finance and received his MBA with a concentration in finance from UT as well. His background with institutional investing and working with a fintech software startup makes him a perfect fit to lead our Operations team. Most of Zach's free time goes towards running Remedy, a local coffee shop, which he and a friend are co-owners of.