Blanton is the President and founder of the Garnett Retirement Group. With more than 25 years in the financial services industry, Blanton’s focus is working with companies and individuals to assist them in planning and pursuing their investment, retirement and estate planning goals. Blanton is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®). He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska and has been working in corporate consulting since 1982. Blanton is very active in the community and has served in various leadership roles in numerous civic organizations in his hometown of St. Petersburg, FL. In addition, he has served in several leadership roles in his church and is currently a board member of the Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida. Blanton has been married to his wife Lela for 31 years and they have 3 daughters and 2 grandchildren.
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Registrations & DesignationsAIF®
FINRA Series 7, 63 are held through LPL Financial
FINRA Series 65 is held with IFP