Our Associates

Thomas A. Padgett, Sr.

  • President and co-owner of Dasher & Padgett Financial Advisors, Inc.
  • Nearly 46 years experience in many financial areas, including banking, financial counseling and detailed financial analysis.
  • Registered Principal with INVEST Financial Corporation.
  • Registrations include: FINRA Series 7, General Securities Representative, FINRA Series 63, Unified State Securities Law; FINRA Series 65, Uniform Investment Adviser, FINRA Series 24, General Securities Principal, and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF).
  • Independently licensed agent for life and variable life insurance and variable annuities
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics from Georgia Southern University Member and past president of the Dougherty County Kiwanis Club, and active in many other community organizations.
  • Life-long resident of Albany, GA.

Thomas W. Gay

  • Vice President and co-owner of Dasher & Padgett Financial Advisors, Inc.
  • 45 years experience in financial services areas, including banking and financial counseling. Registered representative with INVEST Financial Corporation.
  • Registrations include: FINRA series 7, General Securities Representative; FINRA Series 66, Uniform Rigistered Investment Advisor; FINRA Series 9 and 10, General Securities Sales Supervisor.
  • Independently licensed agent for life and variable life insurance and variable annuities.
  • BBA degree with a major in Finance from Georgia State University; graduate of The Georgia Banking School at The University of Georgia; completed coursework for the Certified Financial Planning certification from Florida State University.
  • Member and Past President of Dougherty County Kiwanis Club; Past Lt Governor of the Georgia District of Kiwanis and active in other community activities.
  • Minister of Music at Lakeside Baptist Church.
  • Born in Sylvester, GA and has worked and lived in Albany since 1979.

Bruce C. Gordon

  • Secretary and Treasurer and co-owner of Dasher & Padgett Financial Advisors, Inc.
  • Nearly 24 years experience in many financial areas, including life insurance, long-term care and managed brokerage accounts.
  • Registered Representative of INVEST Financial Corporation.
  • Registrations include:FINRA Series7, General Securities Representative, FINRA Series 63, Unified State Securities Law, and FINRA Series 65, Uniform Investment Adviser.
  • Independently licensed for long-tern care, life, variable life insurance and variable annuities. Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church for over 22 years.
  • Born in Bainbridge, Georgia and lived in Dougherty County since 1981.