Our Team

Frank DeArmond

Frank DeArmond

Managing Partner

Frank DeArmond is the Managing Partner of BPG. He has been in financial services for 40 years, with specialties in estate and estate tax planning, privately held corporation planning and retirement planning. DeArmond was also a founding principal in The Business Planning Group, Inc., and served on product development boards with two large insurance companies. He has published articles in financial publications and periodicals, and has spoken at numerous forums and symposia on estate, business and tax-related areas. He has been active in Rotary International, Boy Scouts of America, United Way, American Cancer Society, and various other church and community organizations. An Ohio native and graduate of Wright State University, DeArmond lives in Cullowhee, NC with his wife, Trudy.

Tony Brooks

Tony Brooks

Director of Operations

Tony Brooks is the Director of Operations with The Business Planning Group. Tony specializes in qualified plans and retirement planning. Prior to joining BPG, Tony was CEO of an Inc. 500 Company. A North Carolina native, Tony splits his time between Marion, NC and Cullowhee, NC.

Our staff members include Trudy DeArmond, Office Manager; Michelle Holler, Administrative Specialist; and Garrett Adkins, Qualified Plan Coordinator.