George D. Avant, Jr. - CLU®, CLTC, ChFC®
Registered Representative - New England Securities
Fax: (850) 385-2775
- Presidents Conference Qualifier: A MetLife honor awarded annually to those Financial Services Representatives who have excelled at attracting, developing and retaining clients by helping them meet their financial security needs.
George D. Avant, Jr is a 5th generation graduate of Florida State University where he received his Bachelors Degree in Finance in 1984. He became a 3rd generation financial representative when he joined AXA Advisors/The Equitable in 1985. George was promoted to District Manager in 1988 and qualified for The National Leader Corps three times. In 1990, George joined North Florida Financial/The Guardian as a Financial Representative and Tallahassee Office Manager. He was the Investment Specialist for the firm since 1996 qualifying for numerous industry and company awards. George became affiliated with New England Financial in 2007.
George earned his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation in 1988, his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation in 1989 and his certification in Long Term Care (CLTC) in 2005. He became a Registered Principle in 1996 and an Investment Advisor Representative in 1997. George is very involved in his community. He is Past President of The Rotary Club of Tallahassee and the Tallahassee Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He is an eagle scout, member of the Economics Club of Florida and attends Wildwood Presbyterian Church with his wife Leanne and their three children, Leah, Callie and George III. He coached his son’s football team for 3 years and was a Cub Scout leader for 3 years. George enjoys tennis, reading, scuba diving, motorcycle riding, working on his tree farms and traveling with his family.