Together

We can create a plan for the future you want

The Green Odom Group works with a select group of clients and their families who aspire to achieve financial independence. Our team has developed and refined a process that enables us to identify the financial gaps that exist in the lives of our clients and any potential pitfalls that may stand in the way of reaching that independence.

Our experience, integrity and comprehensive process has helped us to cultivate trusted, long-standing relationships with our clients. For more than 35 years, we have helped our clients grow their assets, mitigate the impact of taxes, manage liabilities and create estate planning strategies that preserve generational wealth

Understanding you means understanding your entire financial world. From caring for each generation of your family to the causes that matter most to you, we'll work together to help you realize your dreams.

- The Green Odom Group
  • Matthew

    Matthew Odom, CFP

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Senior Portfolio Manager

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    Matt has nearly 20 years of experience helping financial services clients. He moved to Knoxville in 2001 and joined The Green Odom Group shortly thereafter. Matt leads the financial planning process for the team, and also serves as portfolio manager—overseeing the evaluation, monitoring and implementation of the team's investment models. Matt is a native of Richmond, Virginia and a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

    Matt is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and is Series 7, 66, and 31 licensed. He also maintains health, life, and variable annuity insurance licenses in multiple states.

    Matt takes great joy in helping clients face and overcome challenges in their personal, business and financial lives. He stays involved in the local community and enjoys participating in philanthropic roles such as Junior Achievement. Matt has also have served in several leadership roles at his church.

    Matt and his wife Lane are the proud parents of two children, Emily and Andrew. They enjoy traveling, hiking, trying new restaurants, and watching UNC basketball and football.

    • Forbes/SHOOK Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, 2022
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Senior Portfolio Manager
    • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
    800 South Gay Street
    Suite 2600
    Knoxville, TN 37929
  • Daniel

    Daniel Green, CEPA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Certified Exit Planning Advisor

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    As part of The Green Odom Group’s comprehensive financial advisory services, Daniel focuses on helping clients prepare for the transition of selling a business and provides advice on investments, retirement, and estate planning. Daniel is also a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®) with the Exit Planning Institute.

    Daniel was recognized by Forbes in 2020 and 2021 as a Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisor and in 2021 as Best-In-State Wealth Advisor. Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee.

    Daniel is passionate about guiding individuals, families, and entrepreneurs toward achieving and maintaining financial independence. Daniel is actively involved in many organizations within his local community and is most proud of his role on the Board of Directors at The Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont.

    Daniel and his wife Sissy have six children, Henry, Archie, Walt, Bert, Dutch, and Duke. Daniel enjoys playing tennis, woodworking projects, coaching youth sports, and is a blackbelt in Isshin-ryu Karate. 

    • Forbes/SHOOK Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022
    • Forbes/SHOOK Top 250 Next-Generation Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021
    • UBS Rising Advisors, 2021
    • University of Tennessee, Finance
    • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
    800 South Gay Street
    Suite 2600
    Knoxville, TN 37929
  • Paul

    Paul Green

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Paul brings more than 35 years of successful financial experience to the clients of The Green Odom Group. He provides the leadership and vision for the team and works closely with each client to help them achieve financial independence. He has consistently been named to the top of the list of successful financial advisors throughout the United States. Paul earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and has also attended executive courses at the Wharton School of Business. He holds Series 7, 66, and state life and variable annuity insurance licenses.

    Paul enjoys helping clients to better understand the importance of becoming financially independent and takes joy in helping them to achieve it. He is also extremely active in the local community to include serving on the board at the Diocese of Knoxville. 

    Paul and his wife Pat have been married for more than 35 years. They have three grown children, Daniel, Bradley and Alex, four grandsons, and two granddaughters. When he’s not in the office, Paul is an avid racquetball and handball player and spends time at his horse farm, tending to his grapes, and enjoying his family and friends.

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        Knoxville, TN 37929
      • Cheryl

        Cheryl Nelson

        Director

        Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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        As a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate, Cheryl serves as the Relationship Manager on the team. She leverages her leadership experience from her prior roles as Complex Administrative Manager and Market Supervisory Officer to deliver a high level of service to each client through consistent and thoughtful communication. With over 21 years of experience in working with clients, Cheryl has become passionate about helping clients identify and work through any gaps in their estate plan and coordinating those efforts by partnering with local estate planning attorneys. Cheryl holds Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses and Series 9 & 10 supervisory licenses. She also holds her insurance license for health, life, and variable annuities.

        Cheryl is committed to helping clients reach their wealth management goals and loves assisting clients as they maneuver through life's daily challenges. She also enjoys being involved in the local community through volunteering with Junior Achievement.

        Cheryl and her husband, Mike, have one teenage son, Connor, three grown daughters, Madison, Morgan, and Kaitlin, two grandchildren, Ansleigh and Hunter, and three dogs. Cheryl loves spending time with her family and dogs and watching her son play baseball.

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            • Mary

              Mary Adkins

              Team Administrator

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              Mary is responsible for the day-to-day operations and administration of the team. This includes monitoring client and advisor requests to ensure that deadlines are met and associated documentation is complete. Mary also oversees the new client onboarding process and client education on banking and investment services and capabilities. Mary has been in the financial services industry since 1981 and has been a member of the team for more than 35 years. She holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.

              Mary is passionate about ensuring that our clients’ day-to-day financial lives run seamlessly so that they can pursue their goals with ease.

              Mary and her husband Gary have been married for more than 40 years. They have two daughters, Alli and Lindsay, and two grandsons, Greyson and Asher. In her free time, Mary enjoys spending time with her family, especially the grandchildren, playing games and vacationing on the beach in the Gulf of Mexico where she plans to retire.

                    800 South Gay Street
                    Suite 2600
                    Knoxville, TN 37929
                  • Nick

                    Nicholas Favaro

                    Client Service Associate

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                    As a Client Service Associate, Nick will be the first point of contact for many of our clients. This includes communicating with clients about their accounts and financial plans as well as The Green Odom Group’s financial services. Nick is committed to ensuring that all client needs are met and questions are answered and he leverages his past experience in customer and financial services to strengthen client relationships and help our clients achieve their financial goals. Nick has passed the SIE (Securities Industry Essentials®) Exam and holds Series 6 and 63 licenses. He also holds his insurance license for life and health.

                    Nick is a Knoxville native and a graduate of Transylvania University. During his time at Transylvania, Nick was a member of the Men’s Soccer Team and his passion for the game continues to this day. Outside of the office, Nick can be found playing soccer, hiking, fishing, or cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers.

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                      Why work with us?

                      We offer a disciplined client service model which includes regularly scheduled calls and meetings at an agreed upon frequency and access to us when a need arises. We help with the complex needs of successful professionals and business owners by providing specialized advice and guidance for those looking to transition or exit their business. We work alongside our clients and their trusted advisors to create financial plans which address the individualized needs of each client. We provide access to the global resources of UBS, one of largest global wealth managers in the world.

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