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Retirement Strategies, Inc. - Managing Partner

Thomas N. King (Tom) is the Managing Partner for Retirement Strategies, Inc., as well as Blue Chip Financial Advisors, LLC in Knoxville, TN.  Tom's clients tend to be Professionals, Owners of Closely Held Businesses, High Income Executives, High Net Worth Individuals/Families or those, who are growing toward these positions. Clients find that Tom's retirement planning strategies often mean a difference of millions of dollars to them.

Over his career, Tom has become known in his profession for his dedication and exceptional ability to find the very best financial solutions for clients.  Moreover, his solutions provide clients the ability to spend more of their wealth throughout their lives, achieve their wants and dreams, yet preserve significant wealth in their estates. And, most importantly, his goal is to achieve these results with no additional out of pocket costs to clients.

For almost 30 years Tom served as the  head of one of the largest Financial Services Firms in east Tennessee, as General Agent for MassMutual Financial Group - 1988 to 2002, Mutual Benefit Financial Group - 1982 to 1988 and College Life Insurance Company of America from 1973 to 1982.

Tom has received national recognition for having built one of the top Financial Services Firms in the industry, having received Mass Mutual's prestigious President's Trophy on 3 occasions recognizing him as one of the top five General Agents for MassMutual.

In January of 2002, at age 53, Tom retired from MassMutual Financial Group.  Having been an owner operator of large Financial Services firms for almost 30 years, he decided instead to focus his energy on bringing together a small group of professionals to serve selected clientele.

Tom has been an Elder in the Presbyterian Church USA since 1978, is a member of Fox Den Country Club and is a member of several professional organizations.  He has been married for over 30 years to his high school Sweetheart, Laura Jo Nelson King and is the father of Sean G. King, JD, CPA and Rachel Renee King Green.  Laura Jo has assisted Tom in his practice for most of his career.  Sean and Rachel are also active Financial Professionals, with Sean being President of Retirement Plan Consultants, Inc.  Rachel works closely with Sean and his clients at RPC.