Swatzell Wealth Team

Striving to Improve the Financial Lives of Every Client

At the Swatzell Wealth Team, we know that every client has a unique set of circumstances, goals, and priorities. That is why we are intentional in getting to know you and your personal financial goals. This allows us to deliver a personalized comprehensive plan, tailor-made to help you meet your needs. With over two decades of combined experience, we are committed to providing you the highest level of service, along with the education you need to help achieve financial confidence.

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About Us

With a focus on developing personalized, long-term plans, our team is dedicated to building lasting relationships with our clients in order to serve them well. Through our unique planning strategy, we can help provide reassurance and guidance, even throughout today’s rapidly changing financial conditions. We deliver thorough investment strategies to guide our clients in retirement planning, college planning, insurance, and estate planning – all in a tax-efficient manner.* As a team, we are deeply invested in you and we will always be there to walk you and your family through the many milestones of a fulfilling life.

*You should discuss any tax or legal matters with the appropriate professional.

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Meet Our Team

Learn more about each of the dedicated members of the Swatzell Wealth Team.

Lucas Swatzell
Lucas Swatzell

Senior Vice President, SageSpring 

615-861-3518

Dustin Schletzer
Dustin Schletzer

Branch Professional, RJFS 

615-861-6134

Hannah Colbert
Hannah Colbert

Investment Executive, RJFS

931-388-3090
Chelsey Wahlman
Chelsey Wahlman

Branch Professional, RJFS 

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Our Location

Franklin Office
801 Crescent Centre Dr., Suite 600
Franklin, TN 37067
615-861-3518

Columbia Office
816 S. Main Street Columbia, TN 38401
931-388-3090

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Chelsey Wahlman
Chelsey Wahlman

Branch Professional, RJFS

Chelsey Wahlman 

Branch Professional, RJFS

Chelsey Wahlman was born a Navy brat and spent the majority of her childhood travelling the world. After living in Florida, Italy, Virginia, and Germany, her family was stationed in Tennessee and they finally decided to make Tennessee their permanent home.

Chelsey earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Memphis and then decided to pursue a career in finance and earned her Series 7 and 66 licenses. She has over 9 years of financial industry experience and possesses a vast range of financial expertise, from the client support of individual portfolios to the management of a large company’s stock option plan.

In her current role with the Swatzell Wealth Team, Chelsey is instrumental in helping to meet client needs and objectives through executing trades, maintaining client portfolios, and handling all client service needs with a positive and proactive approach.

Outside of the office, Chelsey can be found spending time with her husband, Ben, and their two dogs, Finley and Denver. She enjoys running, hiking, and continues to travel as much as possible. 

Hannah Colbert
Hannah Colbert

Investment Executive, RJFS 
931-388-3090

Hannah Colbert 

Investment Executive, RJFS

Hannah Colbert was born and raised in Lake Tahoe, Nevada and moved to Tennessee in 2012. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2018, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in International Business. While pursuing her degree, she also began working in the insurance industry. She quickly found a passion for helping people through working closely with clients and their families. She joined SageSpring in 2019 as a part of our Client Services team.

As a client services associate, Hannah provides administrative support to our advisors and clients. She maintains and updates client account information, coordinates our events, and manages communications.

When she’s not working, you can find Hannah spending time with her cat Opie and dog Ziggy or trying out the newest restaurant in Columbia.

Dustin Schletzer
Dustin Schletzer

Branch Professional, RJFS 
615-861-6134 

Dustin Schletzer

Branch Professional, RJFS

Dustin Schletzer holds a B.A. in music education from Middle Tennessee State University with a concentration in percussion. After several years as a music educator and performing percussionist, Dustin decided to follow a different passion, as he became licensed in Series 7 and 66, Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), and life and health insurance while pursuing a career in financial services.

In his current role on the Swatzell Wealth Team, Dustin assists financial advisors and provides quality services to clients. He processes trades, schedules and preps meetings, ensures files are up to date, and more.

SageSpring Wealth Partners came highly recommended to Dustin through family members and current clients of the organization. After meeting with several of the group advisors, Dustin immediately felt welcomed and wanted to join the team.

Among the things Dustin loves most about SageSpring are the positive work environment and working alongside experienced professionals who are willing to help in any capacity.

Outside of work, Dustin enjoys golfing, fishing, traveling, and grilling out with his family and friends.

Lucas Swatzell
Lucas Swatzell

Senior Vice President, SageSpring 
615-861-3518

Lucas Swatzell

Senior Vice President, SageSpring

For the last thirteen years, Lucas has been refining his craft as a financial advisor. After graduating from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, he then went on to pursue his Master’s Degree in Personal Financial Planning from the University of Alabama. Wanting to gain as much experience as possible, Lucas interned with Edward Jones in Nashville which led him to dive even deeper into the field by joining VALIC Financial Advisors in Brentwood with a special focus on retirement planning. All the while, Lucas continued his professional education by earning his Series 7, Series 66, Life, Health, and Insurance licenses and participating in the Executive Education Program for Financial Planning at Belmont University. With his passion for financial planning, Lucas joined SageSpring in 2014 as a Financial Advisor and also is an Investment Management Consultant through Raymond James Institute of Investment Management Consulting*.

Today, Lucas utilizes his vast knowledge and experience to help guide his clients through the complexities of retirement planning, investing, tax strategies, and other financial goals. To Lucas, one of the most fulfilling aspects of his career is being an active participant in his clients’ lives- working closely to identify their goals, implementing a plan of action, and celebrating with them as they strive to achieve life’s many milestones.

Outside of the office, Lucas can be found spending time with his wife, Kayla, and their three children. He is an avid mountain biker and exercise enthusiast and loves being outdoors. This is where he feels most at home as he was raised on a tobacco farm in rural Christian County, Kentucky.

*The Investment Management Consultant title is awarded to those who complete the Raymond James Institute of Investment Management Consulting program. 

Laurie Snively
Laurie Snively

Financial Advisor, SageSpring, RJFS 
615.861.6117

Laurie Snively

Financial Advisor, SageSpring, RJFS

Laurie Snively brings a unique perspective to financial planning. She has been lucky enough to work in several industries, adding to the overall experience she brings to the team. She has worked as an entrepreneur and owned her own marketing firm. She also spent several years working as a wholesaler, where she worked with advisors on everything from crafting portfolios to behavioral education, as well as overall best practices for advisors focused on providing great service to their clients.

Based on her varied experience, Laurie wanted to prioritize joining a practice that takes client relationships and planning to the next level. Upon learning about SageSpring’s commitment to its clients financial planning, she knew immediately this was the organization she wanted to call home.

Laurie is passionate about helping people feel they can retire with confidence. Her clients inspire her every day as she helps them reach new goals they have long been working towards. As a Financial Advisor with SageSpring, Laurie currently holds Series 7, Series 66, and Health and Life insurance licenses. Outside of work, Laurie loves spending time with her family, all of whom live here in Tennessee. She also loves going for long walks with her rescue dog, Lucy.

Jeffrey Dobyns
Jeffrey T. Dobyns

CFP®, CLU, CHFC

President, SageSpring | Financial Advisor, RJFS 
615-861-6102

Jeffrey T. Dobyns

President, SageSpring | Financial Advisor, RJFS

Jeff Dobyns has enjoyed extraordinary success providing comprehensive financial planning to retirees, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and executives by taking the time to truly know his clients, understand their goals and develop and execute their ongoing, strategic, financial plans.

Jeff earned his finance degree in business administration from Ohio University and has held executive positions with financial planning firms for more than two decades. After serving as Vice President of Investments of Lykins Financial Group, CPA’s, in his hometown of Westerville, Ohio, Jeff moved to Nashville, Tennessee to found SageSpring Wealth Partners in 2002. As its President, Jeff has led SageSpring to remarkable success, holding the distinction of being one of Raymond James’ top independent contractor offices, and a member of its Chairman’s Council*, every year since 2008.

Jeff’s true calling, however, is working directly with clients, helping them plan their financial futures in a manner that aligns with their values and helps provide them with financial confidence. To help meet these goals, Jeff leads the team of Dobyns Wealth Team and also incorporates the expertise of attorneys, accountants and other professionals to provide quality financial, tax and estate planning, and ongoing asset and risk management.

As independent advisory businesses, neither SageSpring Wealth Partners nor Dobyns Wealth Team hold any assets on behalf of clients, with such custodial and brokerage services being provided by Raymond James. As a leader in wealth management, Raymond James has an exemplary reputation and today serves more than $930 billion in client assets through 8,200 financial advisors worldwide (as of 9/30/2020).

In order to meet the highest standards of professionalism and ethics in the industry, Jeff is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM practitioner**, a Chartered Life Underwriter and a Chartered Financial Consultant. Jeff is also a participant of the Dave Ramsey SmartVestor program.

Jeff’s work and personal life are both guided by his faith and the Christian principles of honesty, generosity, compassion, and integrity. Accordingly, Jeff devotes considerable time and resources to a number of causes, including serving as a board member of Men of Valor, a prison ministry and mentoring program. He is also on the advisory board of The Signatry of Middle Tennessee, which works with families to increase their charitable giving to their favorite causes. Additionally, Jeff is on the advisory board for Halftime Institute, an organization that coaches marketplace leaders to discern and engage in their life purpose. Lastly, Jeff serves on the board of the Legacy Center of Nashville, a collaboration of independent coaching resources. He is a past board member of Porter’s Call, a Nashville charity that provides free counseling for musicians and their families, and the Martha O’Bryan Center, which empowers those in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment, and fellowship.

Jeff and his wife, Amy, are raising their family in Brentwood where they are members of the Brentwood Baptist Church, and their children, Gracyn, Hunter, and twins Tanner and Logan, attend the Christ Presbyterian Academy. For recreation, Jeff enjoys hunting, fishing and just being outdoors.

* Membership is based on prior fiscal year production. Re-qualification is required annually.

**Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

SmartVestor is an advertising and referral service for investing professionals (“SmartVestor Pros”) operated by The Lampo Group, LLC d/b/a Ramsey Solutions (“Ramsey Solutions”). Pursuant to an arrangement between Ramsey Solutions, SageSpring Wealth Partners and your advisor, your advisor pays Ramsey Solutions a flat monthly fee to: (a) be a SmartVestor Pro, (b) advertise services through the SmartVestor website, and (c) receive client referrals in the form of an initial introduction to interested consumers who are located in your advisor’s Pros geographic region. SageSpring Wealth Partners does not endorse and are not affiliated with Ramsey Solutions, except with respect to the arrangement described above, and neither Ramsey Solutions nor its agents are officers or employees of SageSpring Wealth Partners. Further, neither Ramsey Solutions nor its agents are authorized to provide investment advice or act in any way on behalf of SageSpring Wealth Partners, except in connection with providing your contact information to your advisor.

Ramsey Solutions’ relationship and agreement is between SageSpring Wealth Partners only. Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. is not affiliated with the solicitor arrangement between Ramsey Solutions and SageSpring Wealth Partners.

Raymond James is not affiliated with any of the organizations mentioned above.