Our People

  Warren Prehmus - Founder & Managing Partner
 
Warren is the founder and owner of Prehmus Financial. He founded the firm in 1995 as an independent financial planning firm focused on providing clients with personal attention, sophisticated yet easy-to-understand financial strategies, and a unique array of alternative investment opportunities. Warren earned his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation in 1996 and is Series 7, 24, and 63 registered. He has been affiliated with the Strategic Financial Alliance (SFA) broker dealer since 2003.
 
Beyond his investment business, Warren remains an avid basketball player and fisherman. He competes in several Senior Olympic 3-on-3 basketball tournaments around the country each year, and he travels to Canada or Alaska every summer in search of his favorite fishing trophy, a Northern Pike. Warren and his wife, Pam, are both active members of Perimeter Church and the Peachtree Corners community, where they have lived since 1982. They have three grown children—Courtney, an insurance broker in Greenville, SC; Drew, one of his partners at Prehmus Financial Partners; and Sarah, the Director of Client Services at Prehmus Financial Partners.
 
 
 
  Scott Levy Partner
 
Scott focuses on comprehensive financial planning and asset management. Before joining Prehmus Financial Partners, Scott was a Financial Advisor with Capstone Financial Partners in Buckhead from 1997-2012. He has a strong background in life, disability, and long term care insurance. Scott’s clients consist of successful executives, entrepreneurs and business owners, and he serves clients in over 20 states.
 
Scott and his wife, Gretchen, are both natives of Atlanta. They have three children, Margaret Ann, Madelyn, and Carleton. He enjoys tennis,  golf, and watching his beloved Auburn Tigers. The Levy’s live in Peachtree Corners and are members of Perimeter Church. War Eagle.
 
 
 
  Chad Edwards - Partner
 
Chad has a diverse background as a financial professional, including 8 years as a vice president and retirement consultant with Lincoln Financial Group, Transamerica, and Allianz. Chad’s expertise includes capital preservation, investment income strategies, and social security analysis.
 
Prior to his career the financial services industry, he served nearly a decade as an operations and sales manager in the pharmaceutical and medical industry. Chad and his wife, Charity, are active in the Windermere community in Cumming, GA, with their three boys. Coaching youth athletics and serving at Johns Creek United Methodist church consume much of his spare time but, when afforded the opportunity, Chad often can be found on the lake with a fishing rod in hand.
 
 
 
  Richard Henshaw - Partner
   richard@prehmusfinancial.com
 
Richard has been in the wealth management industry since 1982. He works with high net worth business people, retirees, and families around the country.
 
Richard and his wife, Georgeanne, live in Lake Hartwell, Georgia. Their son, Hoyt, lives in Atlanta and their daughter, Chandler, is married and working on her masters in occupational therapy.
 
 
 
 
  Drew Prehmus, CFP® - Partner

Drew serves young people who have come into significant assets--be it from the sale of their businesses, inheritance, or via family interest--and high income young professionals by organizing their financial lives, instilling wise saving habits, and providing financial advice on topics ranging from diverse investment opportunities to tax strategies. In addition to his advisory work, he leads the firm's strategic planning and branding efforts.
 
Drew is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and earned his MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Prior to business school, he worked as the special assistant to the president of Hampden-Sydney College. Drew earned his B.A. summa cum laude from H-SC, where he wrote the biography of Lt. General Sam Wilson and served as student body president. He serves on the board of trustees of the Wesleyan School . 
 
 
 
  Hoyt Henshaw - Financial Advisor
   hoyt@prehmusfinancial.com
 
Hoyt specializes in retirement plans for state agencies. Before making a career change into financial management, Hoyt spent nearly 5 years as a project manager and pre-sales engineer in the telecommunications industry. He attended the University of Alabama and can be found watching Crimson Tide athletics in his spare time. Hoyt and his fiance, Britta, both live in the Buckhead area and attend the Cathedral of Christ the King.
 
 
 
 
Geoff Bryant - Partner, Director of Operations
 
As the Director of Operations, Geoff ensures the day-to-day functioning of the office and is constantly seeking to improve our office systems and operations so we can continue to serve clients thoughtfully and efficiently. He provides a wealth of human resource, accounting, and  operations experience to the staff.
 
Geoff joins Prehmus Financial after an extended tenure as the Senior Vice President at Hitachi HVB, Inc. in their Suwanee, GA, office. He earned his bachelor of arts in mathematics from the University of Vermont and his MBA from Georgia State University.
 
 
 
  Sarah Weyandt - Director of Client Services
 
Sarah works alongside the clients and advisors to process any movement of assets. In addition, she develops and maintains the internal organization of the office to best serve the clients. Before Prehmus Financial, Sarah spent a year in Costa Rica on the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Outside the office, Sarah is a fitness instructor at several local gyms. She is Warren's daughter.
 
 
 
  Melissa Bunson - Client Services Manager
 
Melissa supports advisors and clients with day-to-day transactions, activities, and trades. She has a number of years' experience in the financial services industry and is Series 7 and 66 registered. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and can often be found spending her time as a youth lacrosse coach.
 
 
 
 
 
  Paulette Jackson - Client Services Specialist
 
Paulette supports advisors and clients with day-to-day transactions, activities, and trades. She and her husband live in Sandy Springs and have two grown daughters.
 
 

 

 

 


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  Douglas G Hesse - Emeritus Partner
 
Doug has more than thirty-eight years of industry experience. He began his affiliation with Prehmus Financial in November of 2008 and, as of January 1, 2015, Doug has officially retired to his home in Reynold's Plantation near Lake Oconee where he can frequently be found on the golf course. Doug and his wife, Jeanne, devote their time to Christian ministries and projects, and lending their skills to those in need. They enjoy traveling and the company of great friends.