Jeff Chinery is a Principal and the Managing Director of Everyday Steward®, a division of Ronald Blue & Co. He joined the firm in 1996 and became a principal in 2001.
Everyday Steward offers hourly financial planning services and fee-only investment management. Serving as stewardship coaches to many of their clients, they desire to help the everyday steward live a life of purpose, focus on their goals and financial issues that are important, and to experience financial peace of mind.
As the Managing Director of the Everyday Steward division, Jeff oversees the growth and expansion of the department. In addition to his leadership role, Jeff works with multiple clients to develop strategic financial plans and to bring together the necessary expertise to provide clarity and confidence to their financial decisions. The vision of the Everyday Steward division is to assist individuals in meeting their life goals through the proper management of their financial resources.
Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was a Product Manager with NationsBank Advisors, Inc., (a subsidiary of what is now Bank of America) where he was responsible for development of marketing collateral that supported the internal and external distribution of the firm’s investment products. He also served as a Sales Representative with Stephens, Inc. where he supported the NationsFund investment activities of NationsBank Capital Markets and NationsBank Private Bank.
Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University. He is a licensed CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certificant and a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor.
Jeff and his wife, Dianne, are active members of Westminster Presbyterian Church, and enjoy leading individuals and groups in Bible study. Jeff often teaches on the subjects of stewardship and financial planning. They live in Atlanta, Georgia with their six children.