Our Qualifications

           Roger S. Green

Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS)

Graduate Level/Professional Certifications:
Financial Asset Management
Pensions and Executive Compensation
Applied Behavioral Finance

Professional Designations and Certifications:
Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®)
Certified Fund Specialist (CFS)
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Accredited Estate Planner (AEP)
Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) 
Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC)
Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®) Professional
National Social Security Advisor (NSSA®) Certificate Holder


   Andrew Green

Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance 
Graduate/2020/Gwinnett Young Professionals Leadership Institute

Professional Designations and Certifications:

Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®)
National Social Security Advisor (NSSA®) Certificate Holder


   Michael Green

Master of Science in Finance
Bachelor of Business Admin/Dual Accounting and Finance
2017 Graduate/Gwinnett Young Professionals Leadership Institute

Professional Designations and Certifications:
Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®) Professional
National Social Security Advisor (NSSA®) Certificate Holder

Registered: Roger Green, Andrew Green, and Michael Green are all Registered Representatives and Investment Adviser Representatives affiliated with Cetera Advisors LLC (member FINRA, SIPC), a Cetera company. 

CFP Board owns the marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, and CFP® (with plaque design) in the U.S.

Roger has educated thousands through the retirement planning classes he’s taught at local colleges and businesses since 1997, and he's provided free educational sessions for a number of  businesses and community organizations.  The "Your Green" column appeared monthly in the Gwinnett Citizen newspapers for many years, and you can read more on the Your Green Articles & Podcasts page of our website.   From 1998-2017, Roger hosted the weekly educational radio program "Your Green" each Saturday on WNIV 970 AM.  Green Financial is a proud sponsor of the Dave Ramsey Foundations Financial Literacy program at Crews Middle School, and you can visit our Helpful Web Links page for access to the Foolproof online financial literacy program that is  accessible to all. 









Awards - A Tradition of Excellence and Client Service:

Green Financial Awards:

  • Best of Gwinnett (Financial Advisors Category) 2014-2023 (10 Years) - Gwinnett Magazine
  • Pinnacle/Small Business Awards/Small Business of the Year (Category Finalist 2008-2016 & 2018-2023 (Semi-Finalist 2015), Gwinnett Chamber, as follows:
    • 2023 – Finalist for Culture Creator, Community Contributor, and Small Business Award Categories
    • 2022 - Finalist for Culture Creator Award Category
    • 2021 - Finalist for Community Contributor Award Category
    • 2019 - Finalist for Support System Award Category
    • 2018 - Finalist for Small Business Award Category
    • 2016 - WINNER - Family-Owned Small Business of the Year
    • 2015 - Semi-Finalist for Small Business Award Category
    • 2009-2014- Finalist for Small Business Award Category
    • 2008 - WINNER - Small Business of the Year (1-9 Employees) 
  • Best of the Best/Financial Advisors 2021 - Gwinnett Daily Post
  • IMPACT Regional Business Award Finalist (Service Category) 2015-2019 - Gwinnett Chamber
  • Business of the Month March 2016 - Gwinnett Chamber
  • One of "Atlanta's Top 20 Financial Planning & Advisory Firms 2003 (based upon Assets Under Management) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Andrew Green/Michael Green Awards:

  • 35 Under 35 Awards 2022 & 2023 - Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP) Gwinnett Chamber - Both Andrew and Michael were finalists for the "35 Under 35" 2022 Awards, with Michael named as a 35 Under 35 Award winner for 2022.  Andrew was again named as a finalist for the 2023 Awards. 

Roger Green Awards: 

  • Hear-O Award 2023 - Auditory-Verbal Center, Inc - presented for observed service to the charity that serves deaf children.
  • Community Service Award Winner 2021 - Invest In Others, with a $50,000.00 donation earned for the Auditory-Verbal Center, Inc.  Roger was also an Honorable Mention level winner for this same award in 2018 & 2019.
  • Top 1,000/1200 Advisers State-by-State Ranking 2009-2016 & 2019-2020 - Barron's Magazine
  • America's Top 100 Independent Advisers (Barron’s Winner’s Circle) 2007-2009 & 2011 - Registered Rep Magazine
  • Public Service Award Recipient 2018 - Gwinnett Chamber
  • Footprint Award 2014 - 970 FaithTalk Atlanta/104.7 The Fish, in recognition of dedication and faithful service to the Lord.  "Your Green"/Roger Green:  Longest ongoing program on 970 FaithTalk Atlanta.
  • Advisor Hall of Fame - 1 of 5 Nationally 2009 - Research: Magazine
  • 1 of 10 Outstanding Advisers May 2009 - Registered Rep Magazine (Based on being a top-ranked adviser also making substantial commitments to causes they care about)
  • Top 50 Broker/Dealer Independent Advisers (#38) 2008 - Registered Rep Magazine (based upon AUM)
  • Gwinnett Business All-Stars 2006  - Gwinnett Magazine
  • 1 of 5 Finalists - Small Business Person of the Year – 2005 & 2006 - Gwinnett Chamber (small business award)
  • Atlanta Sales Person of the Year Finalist 2006- Kennesaw State University/Michael J. Coles College of Business
  •  "The Winner's Circle" State-by-State Top Ranked Advisers in America (Georgia) Janary 2006 - Registered Rep: Magazine
  • Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) Qualifying Levels (insurance production):
    • Top of the Table (MDRT) Qualifier 9 Years between 1998-2018
    • Court of the Table (MDRT) Qualifier 11 years between 1996-2018
    • Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Qualifier 14 Years between 1992-2018
  • Cetera Advisors LLC (formerly Multi-Financial Securities & IFG Networks Securities) Broker/Dealer Awards (based on production):
    • #2 Advisor 2022 and 2023 & Circle of Excellence Diamond Level – Cetera Advisors LLC
    • Advisor of the Year/#1 Rep each year 2011- 2021 Cetera Advisors LLC
    • Top Representative each year 2006 through 2010 (moved to calendar year) - Multi-Financial Securities Corporation*             
    • #2 Representative 2005-2006 Multi-Financial Securities Corporation*
    • Top Representative 2004-2005 Multi-Financial Securities Corporation*
    • #2 Representative 2003-2004 Multi-Financial Securities Corporation*
    • Top Representative 2000-2001, 2001-2002, and 2002-2003, - IFG Network Securities, Inc.*
  • MONY Securities/Mutual of NY Broker/Dealer/Agency Awards (based on production):
    • Triple Crown Award – 2000 (based on overall production/life ins prod/retention)
    • Theodore Shalak Award - MONY's best record of client persistence and service (insurance business) - 1999
    • MONY Forum 1998-1999
    • MONY Client Builder Award 1997-1998
    • MONY Equity Leader 1995
    • MONY "Top 50 Club" 1993-1994
    • MONY IFS 2nd Year Challenge Leader 1992
    • MONY President's Council 1991-1992
    • MONY Top Club 1990-1991
  • First Investor’s - Houston (Broker/Dealer Awards - based on production): 
    • Representative of the Year 1990
    • Rookie of the Year 1988-1989
Pinnacle Award Small Business of the Year



Financial Planning Association (FPA)
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce since 1998

AWARDS: Please note that none of the awards listed on this page guarantee future results, nor are they an endorsement by any client. No compensation direct or indirect was provided to for these awards. For additional information on the individual awards, please see below: 

Green Financial Awards:

  • Best of Gwinnett Awards 2014-2023 (10 years) - Gwinnett Magazine - Winners chosen by a combination of readers’ votes and editors’ input across more than 20 business sectors.  Results are further vetted through available info, such as Better Business Bureau records.  Multiple winners in each sector may finish as “Best”, “Among the Best”, or “Ones to Warch”, depending on the size of the market sector.
  • Small Business Awards (formerly Pinnacle and Small Business Person of the Year) issued by Gwinnett Chamber are based on nominations in different categories. Nominees will complete an application covering growth, revenue, community service, and other criteria across multiple categories that will be reviewed and scored by a Chamber selection committee to determine finalists and winners
  • Best of the Best Financial Advisor Awards 2021 - Gwinnett Daily Post. Nominees are submitted from the community, and winners selected via a reader opinion/selection poll.
  • IMPACT Regional Business Award Finalist presented by Gwinnett Chamber. Recognize premier organizations in top industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing our quality of life. Finalists are selected from applications submitted with examples of the organization’s civic engagement, products and services, and overall mission. Applicants must also submit an outline of their organization’s future impact/plans over the next few years.
  • Small Business of the Month Award - March 2016 - Gwinnett Chamber based on community observations.  No survey or application was required to win this award”
  • Atlanta's Top 20 Financial Planning and Advisory Firms 2003. Is a listing that ranks firms by assets under management given by Atlanta Business Chronicle based on a questionnaire submitted by advisors.

Andrew Green and Michael Green Awards:

35 Under 35 Awards 2022 and 2023  -Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP) a part of the Gwinnett Chamber. 70 finalists are selected from applications from those under 35 in the Gwinnett Community and judged by a GYP panel.  Of these 70 finalists, 35 young professionals are selected as the winners of the 35 under 35.

Roger Green Awards:

  • Invest in Others Community Service Award Winner 2021- Nominations submitted by the advisor, and the non-profit they worked with for 3+ years, are reviewed by Invest in Others.  Nominees must be active financial advisors holding a professional designation, and spending 75%+ of their time providing financial consultation with clients for 3+ years.  Nominations are evaluated based on leadership, dedication, contribution, and overall impact on a nonprofit. Winners earn donations from the Invest in Others Foundation to the non-profit.
  • Top 1,000/1200 Advisers State-by-State Ranking (Georgia) 2009-2016 & 2019-2020 and Winner's Circle Top 100 Independent Advisors 2007 & 2008  - Barron's Magazine - Nationwide awards determined based on questionnaires about the advisor’s practice in areas such as total assets, revenue, and the quality of the practice; ranked against other advisor submissions.
  • America’s Top 100 Independent Advisors 2007-2009, & 2011 -Registered Rep Magazine (now WealthManagement.com). This list was led by Discovery, an online database of financial service intermediaries published by the Financial Information Group and based on a proprietary methodology. Advisors were ranked by assets under management using the Discovery database system. Discovery maintains data on the registered representative universe then validates the ranking via direct survey.
  • Public Service Award Winner 2018 – Gwinnett Chamber – Nominated and selected by the Gwinnett Chamber, based on an individual’s service rendered within the community, over and beyond excellence in one's profession or business.
  • Advisor Hall of Fame Award (1 of 5 winners) 2009 - Research Magazine (now ThinkAdvisor.com). Chosen via nationwide nominations with a questionnaire and other supporting info about those who have 15+ years as a registered rep, superior business results, respect of peers, and active community involvement.  Designed to recognize advisors who bring honor to their profession.
  • The Footprint Award presented by 970 FaithTalk/104.7 The Fish Radio in recognition of dedicated faithful service to the Lord. “Your Green": is the longest-running program. Advisor hosted a radio program from 1998 – 2017.
  • Outstanding Advisors Award 2009 Registered Rep Magazine (Currently WealthManagement.com) for top-ranked advisors making substantial commitments to causes they care about. Ten Advisors are selected who exemplify the highest standards of professionalism and are active in charitable activities. Applicants are judged on productivity (Registered Representatives must be among the Top 25 percent of their firm in terms of gross production to be considered; Investment Adviser Representatives must have a minimum of approximately $100 million in assets). Winners must also be civic-minded and mentors to others. A minimum of 3 years in the industry as a producing Registered Representative or Investment Adviser Representative, a minimum of one year working with the Financial Advisor's present firm, and a clean compliance record. Full names and CRD numbers are provided, U4s and Form ADVs are checked. Three references must also be included. Nominees cannot be a previous winner.
  • Top 50 Independent Advisors 2008 - Registered Rep Magazine (Currently WealthManagement.com) for top advisors that have a minimum of 3 years in the industry as a producing Registered Representative/Registered Investment Adviser/Investment Advisor Representative; a minimum of one year with the advisor’s present firm, and a clean compliance record. Advisors must submit their names and CRD number as part of the application process for Form U-4s to be reviewed. Advisors cannot be a previous winner and three references with phone numbers must be submitted.
  • Business All-Stars Award Awards 2006 - Gwinnett Magazine. The Business Award Nomination selection process is determined through interviews with decision makers at companies large and small, where the following five attributes stood out as the criteria meriting all-star recognition: Vision, Conviction, Flexibility, Team Spirit, and Commitment.
  • Atlanta Salesperson of the Year Award Finalist 2006 - Kennesaw State University. The Finalist Award selection process is determined by the advisor’s sales performance, positive impact on their company, customers, community, and profession, as well as professionalism and ethics. Applications submitted by the advisor must include a letter of support from their supervisor (if the nomination did not come from the supervisor). The advisor must also be willing to provide contact information for a representative list of customers and co-workers. A committee is selected to review, judge, and identify the top applicants. The top applicants are interviewed (in person or by phone) by the judging committee members. As part of this process. customers and co-workers may be surveyed
  • Winner’s Circle State-by-State Top Ranked Advisors in America Award 2006 (Georgia) presented by Franklin Templeton Investments. Nomination process is determined by compliance and legal records. Leeway for pending actions or minor disputes is given by the advisor’s firm with affirmative or denial confirmation. Client satisfaction is determined by the advisor’s firm with input from management and client-satisfaction reports and random client interviews. Community involvement is based on previous Winner's Circle evaluations. Advisors are assigned a rating of 1-10 for community involvement. Other considerations are professional designations, team, platform, etc. Consistent high revenue numbers and gross revenue levels for retail (individual, high net worth, and ultra-high net worth) accounts over the past three years are considered, with a heavier weighting for revenue in most current calendar year. For partnerships, advisors will be considered on their percent ownership of revenue. Total assets for the advisor at their firm are considered. Also, a qualitative rating is given to the types of assets, such as assets that the advisor has under management but not custodied at his or her firm will be considered.
  • Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) is an independent membership organization of life insurance and financial service professionals. Membership levels are based on commissions, premiums, or fees generated for a given year from investment and insurance products. Members must apply annually and pay a fee.  Members must also adhere to the MDRT Code of Ethics. Top of the Table and Court of the Table are elevated levels of membership.
  • Advisor of the Year/Top Rep are awards based on production/gross dealer concession (GDC) and presented by Roger's broker/dealer, Cetera Advisors, LLC, (formerly Multi-Financial Securities Corp/formerly IFG Network Securities, Inc).
  • Roger was affiliated with MONY Securities/Mutual of New York from 1990 to 2000, as his broker-dealer, the following awards were presented by MONY:
    • Triple Crown Award 2000 - Recognizes exceptional achievement in three areas overall production, life insurance production and client retention. 
    • Theodore Shalak Award 1999 - recognizing the best record of long-term persistency and policy holder service over a 10 year period.
    • 1997-1998 Client Bulder Award is an award that recognizes at least 50 paid cases for the honor club year.
    • 1995 Equity Commission Leader is awarded in recognition of outstanding sales performance in equity commission sales
    • Top Fifty Club 1993-1994  - Award to recognize MONY's highest annual sales distinction
    • MONY IFS 2nd Year Challenge Leader 1992 – award based on production
    • MONY President's Council 1991-1992 – award based on production
    • MONY Top Club 1990-1991 – award based on production
  • Roger was affiliated with First Investors (Houston) from 1988 to 1990 as his broker/dealer, and the following awards were presented by First Investors 
    • Representative of the year 1990 - award is based on volume and points
    • Rookie of the year 1988-1989-  award is based on volume and points as a 1st year representative.