"Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right." - Henry Ford
Since becoming a financial professional in 2010, Joey Patterson has experienced rapid success in the industry. As an ordained minister, Joey attributes this success to his passion for serving others. He is Pastor of Salem Baptist Church in Ellijay, GA and former Pastor of Berean and Crossroads Baptist Churches. Joey views his work in financial services as an extension of his dedication to helping those in his community.
Joey has been the recipient of numerous industry awards including three awards from his insurance carrier - the President's Achievement Award - Gold (2012), President's Club (2011 and 2012) and A-1 Class Lives Leader (2011). In 2013 he was selected as a recipient of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA - Atlanta) "Top Advisors under 40" Award for 2013. This award recognizes excellence and achievement in the areas of production, years in the business and community involvement for professionals under the age of 40.*
As a Financial Professional at NFSG, Joey works with individuals, families and small business owners to help protect their most valuable assets and create income streams that they cannot outlive. He prides himself on developing trusting relationships and taking the time upfront to understand his clients' values and goals. According to Joey, building a solid financial foundation is essential to ensuring a secure and successful future for one's family or business. His goal is to provide his clients with the knowledge and comfort level needed to help them make confident financial decisions.
Serving as an Ambassador of the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce and board member of the Gilmer County Rotary Club, Joey understands the important role small businesses play in local communities. He has cultivated relationships with CPA’s, community bank leaders, property and casualty agents and small business owners to help establish sound financial strategies for their businesses as well as their clients.
Prior to joining NFSG Joey was a sales representative for Lance, Inc. and Mayfield Dairy Farms. While employed at Lance, Inc. he was named MVP of Sales for the Atlanta division in 2008 and 2009.
Joey, his wife Lindy, a Gilmer County ESOL teacher, and their son, Gabe, are longtime residents of Ellijay and members of Etowah Baptist Church. In his free time, Joey enjoys spending time with his family, reading God’s Word and attending football games at the University of Georgia. He also enjoys traveling, fly-fishing and being outdoors.
Joey is insurance licensed in Georgia.
*Honors and awards are based on sales criteria.