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E. Peterson Hostetler

Financial Advisor

Originally from Greensboro NC, Peterson grew up all over the southeast, spending most summers in upstate New York, as his family followed his father's textile career.  Tired of moving, Peterson found Chattanooga as a boarding student and attended The McCallie School. While at McCallie he joined the Crew and learned the sport of rowing.  During which time the team was invited by the Queen to compete in the Henley Royal Regatta in England.  He returned home with a desire to pursue two passions that he had fostered while away, a love for water and travel. After McCallie Peterson took a "Summer at Sea" sailing from St. Marteen to Trinadad.  His insatiable appetite for water and its activities only grew as he was recruited to row for Rollins College. Upon graduating with his degree in Philosophy he moved to Martha's Vineyard to work for Walter Cronkite's maritime foundation.  During his time on the Vineyard he taught sailing lessons, started a Marine Consulting business, and received his USCG Captain's license. 

Peterson started his professional career in central Florida joining an aggressive training program in the corporate consulting field.  Servicing global manufacturing and distribution clients such as UPS, Fedex, and Guest Supply. This led him to his first career as a Strategic Business Consultant, gaining invaluable experience that taught him the intimate workings of global corporations. Feeling the South calling him back Peterson accepted an opportunity to join the McCallie staff as a Crew coach and Admissions officer.  Peterson started his finance Career in 2011 entering the training program at Morgan Stanley where he earned his series 7,66, and 31 securities licenses. 

Peterson introduced himself to his wife Natalie in line at the Grocery store. They spend most of their free time outside with their son Winston and dog Rollins, hiking, and sailing. Peterson is a graduate of Leadership Chattanooga and is an active member of the greater Chattanooga community.

Registered States:
  • AL
  • AR
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • FL
  • GA
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MO
  • NC
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • PA
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WY

Education

  • B.A. Philosophy, Rollins College
One Union Square
Krystal Building
Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • (423) 752-5692

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We ask the questions and find the answers that can help you explore and pursue your financial goals in the short term, long term or whatever your terms may be.

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Our approach incorporates Liquidity. Longevity. Legacy. strategies to assist clients in exploring and pursuing their wealth management needs and goals over different time frames. This approach is not a promise or guarantee that wealth, or any financial results, can or will be achieved. All investments involve the risk of loss, including the risk of loss of the entire investment.

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