About Alpha Financial Management
About our advisors
Comprehensive Financial Planning
Fee-Only Fiduciary Investment Advice
Michael Dayoub, CFP® MBA
Michael is the owner and CEO of Alpha Financial Management.
Michael enjoys mapping a secure retirement plan for Alpha clients.
Michael is also an expert at evaluating and addressing the many risks of being heavily weighted in employer stock and other equity arrangements, and has authored a book on those subjects.
Michael has an MBA focused in Finance from Georgia State University and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner. Michael also has a solid understanding of taxes from 100+ hours of training courses and multiple years preparing taxes at H&R Block.
Michael has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Florida, but refuses to fix anyone's PC. He will, however, discuss at length topics of cyber-security and personal data security. Before becoming an advisor in 2003 Michael was a software developer, consultant, and manager of technical projects in Atlanta.
Michael enjoys swimming long distances in open water for mental health, scenery, and occasionally exhilarating interactions with enormous dolphins. Michael believes he is an excellent cook but does not pretend to be a good musician despite his dedication and enjoyment.
Michael serves on the board of Ogeechee Riverkeepers and the Savannah CFO Council. He's also served or serves on the Finance and Stewardship committee at his church. Michael enjoys volunteering for events around Savannah and his favorite is the Savannah Jazz Festival, where you'll find him selling memberships or serving beverages.
Michael Dayoub, CFP® MBA
Wayne Jordan, CFP®
Wayne joined Alpha in the summer of 2016, but he found his calling for Financial Planning long before; from personal family experience he understands the benefit of a having a long-term financial strategy in place, as well as the difficulties of reaching financial and personal goals when lacking a strategy. At Indiana University he earned his BA in Finance while focusing on personal financial planning. Upon graduation, he earned his licenses and joined a large brokerage firm. During this experience he quickly found that his personal beliefs aligned much more closely with fee-only planning as opposed to commission based advising. He firmly believes that the best way to serve individuals is to remove the conflict of interest of commission based selling and planning.
Wayne understands that while newspapers and media outlets glamorize financial headlines and ‘hot-button’ issues, the core of a strong financial strategy is weathering the highs and lows of investing. The most important thing investors can do sometimes is to tune out the pundits and stick to their strategy. He works with clients to make sure they have a strategy in place that will allow them to reach their goals, and along the way helps them avoid the pitfalls of making emotionally-charged decisions.
Wayne likes to stay active and so you may seem him around running around Daffin Park or exercising at the Habersham YMCA. He also enjoys playing pick-up basketball at Richmond Hill High School occasionally. He’s a huge Savannah Bananas fan and is happy he was able to attend quite a few games of their inaugural, championship season. He’s looking forward to next season to see if the Bananas can defend their title, he’ll be at a lot of games so say hello if you see him there!
Wayne also enjoys volunteering at the Humane Society of Greater Savannah. At Indiana University he was the Treasurer of Best Buddies so he is currently looking for an organization here in Savannah to volunteer helping mentally and physically disabled persons, if any clients know of any, please feel free to call and recommend them!
Wayne Jordan, CFP®
Paul Stephens, Financial Advisor
Paul joined Alpha in the spring 2022 after moving back home to Savannah. Prior to that, Paul had been a support advisor in Texas, an oil field worker in Texas, and a nuclear mechanic in the Navy.
Paul has a Bachelors in Finance from Purdue Global, has passed the Series 65 test as an advisor representative, and is currently studying for CFP® certification.
Paul works in a support role at Alpha and helps clients with budgeting, benefits, and various VA, Military, and TSP questions.
Paul helps prepare for and sits in on many of our client meetings. He also handles client requests for money movements and performs other financial planning activities such as cash flow analysis, insurance and annuity decisions, and tax planning.
Paul's passion is for financial literacy. Paul volunteers to help teach or coach financial literacy for students, military, and any other group needing help. Contact him if you need a speaker or help designing a financial literacy curriculum.