John Motley lives every day by the saying that “A goal without a plan is nothing but a wish” and works with his clients to develop individual financial plans to achieve their financial goals in life. As an active investor since 1986, John takes a holistic view of financial planning by gathering relevant financial information, determining risk tolerance, establishing life goals, examining current financial resources and developing a personalized plan to help you achieve your goals. John graduated from Texas A&M University in 1983 and spent 28 years as a Military Intelligence Officer with 15 years on active duty in the U.S. Army and 13 years in the Army Reserve. Airborne, Special Forces, and Ranger qualified, he served in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, was recalled to active duty for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom from 2003-2005 and volunteered to deploy to Iraq in 2010. John reached his mandatory retirement date and retired from the Army Reserve in 2011. He immediately volunteered to deploy to Afghanistan in 2011 and again in 2013/2014 as a civilian in direct support of U.S. Special Operations Command.
Upon leaving active military duty in 1995, John spent the next 10 years with Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a surgical division of Johnson & Johnson and RITA Medical Systems, Inc. In 2003, John purchased Tavern Products, Inc. and in 2009 he started 2WIN Promotions, LLC, to teach his twin sons about entrepreneurship. John is a highly decorated military officer, award winning sales professional, and an avid investor. He has served and continues to serve in a variety of civic and service organizations to include Boy Scouts, Rotary, Little League, YMCA, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), and currently serves on the Pasco County Planning Commission as a volunteer appointee. His professional credentials include the Series 7 General Securities Representative registration and Series 66 Investment Advisor Representative, and he is currently registered in Florida and New Mexico. He also holds a Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license with the state of Florida. John moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1995. He married his wife, Irene, in Aars, Denmark in 1991. John was born to U.S. military parents in Ethiopia, Africa and Irene was born in Germany. They have twin sons, Jeffrey and Tommy, who were born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Jeffrey is a 2016 graduate of Florida State University (FSU) and Tommy will graduate from the University of South Florida (USF) in May 2017.