Louis A. Gary is a Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial. With a career initially founded in property & casualty accounting operations, Louis has worked for Allstate and Safeco Insurance Companies. In 1996, he and a group of entrepreneurial investors and business developers created one of the first financial services internet portals, bringing discounted auto/home insurance and other voluntary benefits to employees of large corporations; where most first had access to internet technology at their work.
Louis was recognized by the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in 2009 as its member of the year for his support in coordinating and hosting a network of LGBTQ Business Builder Luncheons around the Atlanta Metro.
Louis has always dreamed of funding an LGBTQ scholarship program at his alma mater, Mississippi State University. Having discovered the Point Foundation, his mission is to increase Cornerstone memberships and Point Scholars from the Southeast. Learn more about Louis.
Ken Thaxton was born and raised in Roberta, GA. Ken studied Business and Information Technology at Macon State College. Ken and his father started an aircraft charter company, Southern Jet, Inc., under Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. Ken served as President of Southern Jet from 2006 until 2010, when he and his father sold the company. Ken is a Commercially Licensed Instrument, Multi-Engine Pilot.
While serving as President of Southern Jet, Ken started Law School at the University Of Georgia School Of Law in 2009. He focused primarily on business and civil law, including Workers’ Compensation and graduated Cum Laude and in the top 25% of his class in 2012. Ken is licensed to practice law and a neutral (mediator) in the State of Georgia. Ken represents small businesses in transactional matters and business conflicts, and he also represents injured workers and Plaintiffs injured in cases of negligence.
During his spare time, Ken enjoys swimming, cycling, sporting clays, and fishing. Learn more about Ken.