Who We Are

At Financial Partners of TN, we recognize that financial planning is a process, not a product. It is a process that involves discovering your goals and developing a plan to pursue those goals. As your independent consultants, we provide you with objective investment advice and access to products from a wide variety of investment companies.

Strategic Alliances

Several financial institutions in East Tennessee have entrusted us with providing financial advice to their valued customers. We are the exclusive Investment Consultants for the customers of UT Federal Credit UnionUBank and Peoples Bank of the South.

John Fawaz

CFP®, ChFC®, CDFA® President

John Fawaz graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has been a Financial Planner for over 20 years. John is a CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant, and CDFA® Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.

  • Past President of the East TN Financial Planning Association
  • Completed East Tennessee Regional Leadership Program
  • Leadership Knoxville Class 2010 and former Board Member
  • Frequent guest speaker on WATE’s (ABC affiliate)
  • Educator at University of Tennessee non-credit program
  • Former Knox Heritage Board Member
  • The University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates August 2015- August 2018
  • Member of the Knoxville Estate Planning Council

Rick Moore

LPL Registered Representative

Rick Moore graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in accounting and finance. He has been an Investment Consultant since 2008. Rick is the past treasurer for NAIFA Knoxville and co-founder of Knoxville’s Exceptional Young Specialists (KEYS). Rick is a native of Jefferson County, TN. He is a member of Redeemer Church of Knoxville, and serves on the finance and budget committee.