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Caring for Others
Is in the Fabric of Who We Are

Sanders Wealth Management Is
Committed to Your Lasting Financial Well-Being

With a combined 30 years in the industry, Sanders Wealth Management has a depth of experience to develop strategies unique to your needs. Every member of our team enjoys greeting our clients with a smile, an ear ready to listen to your story and a desire to write the next chapter together.

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Get to Know The Team

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Nathan S Sanders, CFP®

President
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Nathan S Sanders, CFP®

President

Office:

(864) 227-1024

Mobile:

(864) 407-6351

Email:

nathan.sanders@sanderswm.com

With over 2 decades in the financial industry, Nathan’s extensive experience enables him to offer quality guidance to individuals and families from the local South Carolina community. By getting to know their unique wishes and values, Nathan works closely with his clients to create a financial plan completely personalized to their life. Relationships, integrity and a community mindset are at the heart of Nathan’s approach.

Nathan believes in putting people first — and planning for today and tomorrow together. Every client has a personal vision, and he enjoys finding the right solutions that reflect their needs and family-driven values. Nathan sees it as a great honor to walk alongside each client as they pursue and surpass their goals.

When he isn’t welcoming clients into his office, Nathan can be found with his wife, Jennifer, tending to their hobby farm. Nathan is an active member of the Calvary Baptist Church, and he enjoys regularly attending with his wife and their three daughters, Jana, Leah and Bella. Nathan also loves driving cars and motorcycles.

Designations, Registrations & Licenses

  • Series 7,  Series 63, Series 65, SIE
  • AL, AZ, FL, GA, HI, IN, KS, MD, MA, MI, MS, NC, NV, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA State Insurance Licenses
  • AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NV, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV  State Securities Registrations.
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
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Suzanne Ellis

Financial Advisor
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Suzanne Ellis

Financial advisor

Office:

(864) 227-1024

Email:

suzanne.ellis@sanderswm.com

Suzanne is instrumental in supporting the firm and its loyal clients by attending to their every question and concern. She believes that relationships are at the core of the Sanders Wealth approach — that caring for others is truly what their work is all about.

With over a decade of financial industry experience, Suzanne is a valuable resource who manages the office with diligence and always a personal touch. Suzanne received her Bachelor of Science in Women’s Ministries from Lighthouse Bible College and has an Associate of Business degree from Piedmont Technical College.

Outside of work, Suzanne spends time with her close-knit family: her husband, Jim, their three children, Jessica (CC), Andrew (Emily) and Ethan (Kayla), and their two grandchildren, Clayton and Cooper. Suzanne also enjoys baking, sports and hunting. Once a month, Suzanne and Jim organize a game night for the Children’s Ministry at their local church, Lighthouse Baptist Church in Abbeville, SC.

Designations, Registrations & Licenses

  • Series 7, Series 66, SIE
  • SC State Insurance License
  • AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, HI, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OK, PA, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV State Securities Registration.
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John Patrick

Financial Advisor
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John Patrick

Financial Advisor

Office:

(864) 450-9311

Mobile:

(864) 993-6364

Email:

jrpatrick@sanderswm.com

John brings over a decade of industry experience and an engaged approach to SWM. Through earnest listening, John comes to understand each person’s aspirations and creates personalized strategies to help them rpursue their goals. By building a strong partnership, John enjoys being a confidant for his clients as they move through the twists and turns of life.

Through balancing risk management with the power of compounding marketing returns, John guides his clients to stay on track towards their vision. John utilizes strategy-driven methods to review budgets, income needs and help individuals and families make the better decisions for their financial well-being.

John holds a bachelor of science degree from Clemson University and is currently involved with Greenwood County Community Foundation and the Upper Savannah Land Trust. He is a member of the First Greenwood Associate Reformed Presbyterian Diaconate. A longtime native of Greenwood, SC, John enjoys spending time with his wife, Rebecca, and their son, Hunter.

Designations, Registrations & Licenses

  • Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, SIE
  • SC State Insurance License
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Terrena Ginn

Relationship Manager
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Terrena Ginn

Financial Assistant

Office:

(864) 227-1024

Email:

terrena.ginn@sanderswm.com

Terrena is invaluable to the SWM team and their clients. By ensuring that all individuals and families are equipped with the necessary tools and resources, Terrena enjoys assisting SWM advisors in helping all clients find the path towards lasting financial well-being. 

With 20 years of office management experience, Terrena takes care of SWM’s many moving pieces by assisting clients to create accounts and complete necessary documents. Her efficiency in document preparation is key to ensuring SWM advisors  help clients pursue their financial goals.

When she isn’t working closely with clients or supporting the SWM advisors, you can find Terrena at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Abbeville, SC. Terrena and her husband Brian also love to spend time outdoors with their son, Scout.

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Brandon Gilliam

Relationship Manager
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Brandon Gilliam

Relationship Manager

Office:

(864) 227-1024

Email:

brandon.gilliam@sanderswm.com

Relationship Manager, Brandon Gilliam, joined Sanders Wealth Management with over 10 years experience in client relationship management and customer service. His goal is to meet each customer's needs and help them to succeed financially.

Brandon believes success comes from placing the customer at the center of every conversation.

Brandon and his fiancé Elizabeth enjoy attending Upstate Church in Simpsonville. When they are not wedding planning, they also enjoy spending their days off traveling or playing a round of golf together.

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Kayla Davis

Client Service Specialist
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Kayla Davis

Client Service Specialist

Office:

(864) 227-1024

Email:

kayla.davis@sanderswm.com

Client Service Specialist Kayla Davis is responsible for providing administrative support to our advisors and staff. She helps with various services and is grateful to be part of an organization that puts the client's needs first.

Kayla's efficient handling of information ensures that all daily operations flow smoothly at Sanders Wealth Management. She provides exceptional service as she works happily with our clients and other team members.

Kayla lives in Abbeville, SC where she attends Lighthouse Baptist Church. She enjoys spending time outdoors exploring nature and traveling with her son Colton and dog Bella.

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Yessi Hilley

Client Service Specialist
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Yessi Hilley

Client Service Specialist

Office:

(864) 227-1024

Email:

yessi.hilley@sanderswm.com

Our newest Client Service Specialist is Yessenia Hilley, who goes by Yessi for short. You may hear Yessi's happy voice as she greets clients, helps with questions they may have, schedules appointments and works to make each client's experience at Sanders Wealth Management the best experience possible.

Yessi believes that every client should feel they are part of the Sanders Wealth Management family. She genuinely enjoys working with every client and learning about clients as they share their life stories.

Yessi speaks fluent Spanish and English. She was born and raised in Huacho, Peru. She moved to the United States when she was nine years old and became a US Citizen. She enjoys spending time with her husband Jason and their little girl Abbey. Yessi likes to read books and travel to new places. She and her family attend Lighthouse Baptist Church. She delights in cooking Peruvian food for her family and learning how to cook new foods from different places.