Meet Our Team of Financial Professionals

Meet Our Team of Financial Professionals

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Financial goals come in all shapes and sizes, just like people.

We put family first at Milestone Investment Management. We invite you to become a member of our financial family! Allow our professional staff to tailor a financial plan that best fits you when it comes to saving, investing, and spending your money. Benefit from the experience we have in retirement distribution strategies and know that it’s our pleasure to help you work toward a bright financial future, one milestone at a time.

Speak with us today by calling 770-830-0063 or emailing [email protected] to schedule a time to drop by our Newnan Street office.

Michael L. Stone

CEO & Founder

Michael’s vision for West Georgia and the community of Carrollton is to offer a welcoming, experienced team of financial professionals that implement personalized investment management and financial services to help individuals and businesses pursue their financial milestones. Michael’s caring attitude and experience will make you feel right at home in our Financial Family.

As a financial advisor, Michael takes the time to examine each investor’s individual needs and helps address their investment goals. With a passion for teaching, Michael also offers seminars, classes, and workshops for serious investors of all types.

Before founding Milestone Investment Management, LLC, Michael worked in commercial banking in Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia for 24 years. He began his financial planning career in 1997 as an Investment Representative with St. Louis-based Edward Jones and his Professional Plan Consultant by Financial Service Standards in March 2013. He received a BS from Louisiana State University and later went on to graduate from LSU’s Graduate School of Banking. Michael has since received his Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation from the College of Financial Planning and his Professional Plan Consultant (PPC) from Financial Service Standards in March 2013. Michael is also an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network® for the states of AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, LA, NC, OR, SC, TX, and VA and holds the FINRA Series 66 securities registration through Commonwealth. Additionally, Michael holds licenses for life, health, and long-term care insurance and variable life and variable annuities.

Michael is active in the West Georgia Community through the Carrollton Dawn Breakers Rotary Club where he is a past president, the Fairfield Kiwanis Club, and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Board of Directors. Michael previously served on the Board of Directors of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra, served as chairman of the Finance and Stewardship Committee, and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Carrollton First Baptist Church. In 2015, Michael and his wife endowed the Visiting Artist Series at the University of West Georgia School of The Arts. Together, they have also endowed The Fine Arts Trust at Carrollton First Baptist Church. 

Michael is married to Andrea Hutchins Stone and they have five children.

Jennifer D. Sauls

Director of Operations

Jennifer arrived as director of operations for Milestone Investment Management before the furniture did; her dedication to Milestone’s financial family is steadfast. Her wonderful smile and welcoming voice are the first things to greet you at our Newnan Street office, and she handles all matters with integrity and care. Jennifer has been in the financial services industry for more than 24 years and has extensive experience in operations, administration, and client services. Jennifer delivers high-touch, personalized service to everyone. Don’t hesitate to call on Jennifer to assist you at any time.

As a native of Greenwood, Mississippi, Jennifer appreciates the growth and opportunities for young families in the West Georgia area. She and her family are active in their local church and in their community supporting local projects.

Jennifer is married to Shane Sauls and they are the proud parents of twin girls, Zoe and Belle; and a son, Trott.

Andrea Hutchins Stone

Director of Marketing

Andrea is the driving force behind the ideas and events that have become a tradition for Milestone and the community of West Georgia. She serves our financial family with seemingly endless energy and enthusiasm, always looking for the next opportunity to encourage and educate.

Andrea graduated from the University of West Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and received her master’s degree in art education from North Georgia College. She was an art educator for more than 21 years, and she brings her design and creative writing skills to Milestone Investment Management as the director of marketing. Andrea is intuitively aware of the needs of Milestone’s Financial Family and plans events and educational seminars that are tailored to our clients and community.

Andrea is married to Michael L. Stone and they have five children.