Chad L. Starliper, CFP®

Chad L. Starliper, CFP®


Ph: 865-218-8407

Chad is a Senior Advisor with Rather & Kittrell.   He helps individuals and families achieve what is important to them with their money by developing a structured plan to guide them on their journey. He values an ongoing, collaborative partnership with his clients so they can feel reassured they are on track and are well informed to make smart financial choices as their journey evolves over time.

Chad takes seriously the trust clients place in him and the firm and believes that requires a commitment to professional education. In addition to his professional designations and credentials, Chad enjoys staying on top of the latest trends and research in the profession.

He has been interviewed and quoted in Investment News, Financial Planning Magazine, Boomer Advisor, Knoxville News Sentinel, and various news outlets. He has spent time as a professional moderator for Financial Planning Interactive, which has won a Gold Award from The American Society of Business Publication Editors and is a leading online forum for financial planners worldwide. Chad has also been invited to speak to numerous organizations on various financial topics.

A long-time advocate of advancing the profession, he has served on the boards of the East Tennessee Chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and is a member of the Knoxville Estate Planning Council.

Chad was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, by two wonderful parents. He played college golf for Clemson University with current PGA Tour stars Lucas Glover, Jonathan Byrd, and Charles Warren (who were so good Chad decided to get a real job). He pulled off a major coupe when his now wife, Wendy, agreed to marry him. Together they are the proud parents of twin boys, Mason and Carter, and daughter, Presley Ann.