About Us

Clients are at the center of everything we do.

We succeed only when our clients are happy — when goals are met and they are down their path to financial freedom.  

We honor our fiduciary duty above all. We practice transparency and full disclosure and foster the highest level of two-way communication. We are here for our clients through every phase of their financial lives — to identify and set goals, create an operational plan and provide the highest level of support along the way.

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”

— Alan Lakein

Having the right partner to help plan and implement your financial strategy is crucial.

As we get to know our clients, we present questions that get them thinking beyond typical financial advisor rhetoric. While retirement planning is critical, we may ask about other things that are important to you — college savings, tax implications on real estate transactions, wealth transfer, or estate planning down to wills and health care directives. Ultimately, we want to be looking at your complete picture. That’s when we can help best.

Jeff Diamond, AIF®

WEALTH ADVISOR & FOUNDER

An Atlanta native, Jeff is an avid runner and, in his free time likes to read, play guitar, travel, and hit the open road on his Harley.

He is a co-founder and wealth advisor at Paces Ferry. Jeff has over three decades of financial services industry experience, having started his career in 1985 at PaineWebber. Most recently, Jeff served as managing director at J.P. Morgan Securities, a wealth management division of J.P. Morgan, and a partner in the Diamond Morris Group. 

Throughout his career, Jeff has served on many honorary councils, including receiving the honor of being named a Five Star Wealth Manager by Atlanta Magazine.

Jeff is an honors graduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the honorary business fraternity. Jeff holds the AIF® designation, which demonstrates a thorough knowledge of prudent fiduciary practices and responsibilities to help clients on a deeper level. Additionally, he has been very involved with several charitable organizations.

Jeff is married with two daughters. When he’s not playing his guitar or reading a good book, he loves spending time with his family.

Zachary Morris CFP®

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

Having traveled to over 35 countries, Zach is a believer in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s statement that Life is about the journey, not the destination. Being a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ provides Zach the opportunity to help clients define and realize their journey, and co-founding Paces Ferry Wealth Advisors, an independent firm, allows the freedom to define the client experience along the way.

Previously, Zach was a partner in The Diamond Morris Group and a Financial Advisor with J.P. Morgan Securities, a wealth management division of J.P. Morgan. Before becoming a Financial Advisor, Zach started as an Associate with the firm in 2011, where he developed skills for building lasting relationships with clients. Later, Zach developed and oversaw a training and mentorship program for J.P. Morgan Associates.

Zach supports a number of organizations including Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, The Shepherd Center, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, and NewStory. 

Zach received a B.S. in finance, with a minor in economics, from Elon University in North Carolina. He was a member of The Kappa Alpha Order and has served on the board of the Elon Alumni Association’s Atlanta chapter. Zach speaks Spanish and is an Atlanta native. He and his wife live in West Midtown’s Underwood Hills neighborhood and his parents and two of his three sisters and their families live nearby. In his spare time, Zach golfs, plays tennis, rides his mountain bike and travels.

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Hannah Sledd CFP®

WEALTH ADVISOR

With nearly 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, Hannah is passionate about helping clients achieve their financial goals through collaborative planning and investment management. She aspires to be a resource for the community by providing financial education and financial literacy programs to those lacking access to those important resources.

Hannah began her work as an independent advisor with an Atlanta firm in 2012, worked on an elite trading team at E*Trade in 2013, and then crossed paths with Jeff Diamond and Zach Morris in 2014. For over three years, she worked on their team at JP Morgan Wealth Management before leaving to do M&A consulting for an international software company. After that, Hannah worked as a financial advisor in Nashville until rejoining Jeff and Zach at Paces Ferry Wealth Management in 2022. She holds the CFP® designation and is a member of the CFP Board.

Hannah loves to spend her free time doing yoga, as well as hiking, weightlifting and traveling. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance with a concentration in Investment Management.

Solomon Dodson

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

Solomon grew up in Marietta but currently resides in Woodstock, GA. In 2020, he graduated Cum Laude from Kennesaw State Cole’s College of Business with a B.B.A. in Finance. During his time there, he was involved with the student-managed investment fund for six semesters and advanced to the CEO position. This experience provided him with knowledge and practical application of earned equity analysis and portfolio management. Solomon mentored new fund members and competed in the 2018 CFA Research Challenge, an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis and professional ethics.

 From a young age, he has had a passion for the financial industry. He began working for Paces Ferry during the Summer of 2021 and is happy to be building relationships with clients.

In his free time, Solomon enjoys bodybuilding, golfing, and traveling with his girlfriend. 

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Diana ( Dee ) Felix

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

Dee joined the Paces Ferry team in February of 2022 as a Client Service Associate. She brings a degree in Small Business Management and more than 20 years of experience in client service, including 15 years in the financial services industry. Most recently, she served as a Senior Billing Analyst at Intercontinental Exchange/NYSE in Atlanta, working with some of the most prestigious companies in the industry. She has received seven consecutive years of recognition for Excellent Client Service from her peers.

An avid singer, songwriter, and musician, Dee can often be seen with a Taylor acoustic guitar in hand. She is the founder of Sovereign House music publishing company and, in addition to providing excellent service to Paces Ferry clients, she dreams of one day writing songs for the entertainment industry.

When she’s not working or making music, Dee is passionate about serving charitable organizations in her community. Born and raised in the Bay Area near San Francisco, she loves scenic drives, outdoor adventures, experiencing new cuisine from different cultures, and spending time with her daughter and granddaughter.

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2849 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Suite 660
Atlanta, GA 30339

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