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Julio Barahona Director of Operations Click To Learn My “Why”

Julio has more than 20 years of wealth management experience, which he leverages to help advance the clients of Smith + Howard Wealth Management.

Julio joined Smith + Howard Wealth Management in 2018. He has more than two decades of wealth management experience, having previously worked with SunTrust Bank (now Truist) and a small IRA in Atlanta. Julio’s robust experience combines investment operations and portfolio management, offering a unique ability to create efficiencies while emphasizing a better client experience.

Throughout his career, Julio has served as a liaison between business analysts, developers and third-party vendors. He managed over $1.2 billion in assets in trusts and investment management accounts as an investment portfolio manager for SunTrust Bank (now Truist).

Julio and his family are residents of Atlanta.

I strive to do everything with integrity. I always try to do the right thing regardless of whether the firm or I can be elevated; it is just part of who I am.

Georgia State University – Bachelor of Business Administration

  • CFA Institute – Affiliate Member
  • Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals

Atlanta, Georgia

Interests + Hobbies
  • Walking
  • Squash
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Getting people on the dance floor at weddings
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Jace Brooks Wealth Advisor
Lisa Curles Senior Client Service Specialist
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Robert L. Kaercher Wealth Manager
Michael Mueller Senior Financial Planner
Valerie Nichols Director of Investments
Stephanie Roberts Senior Client Service Specialist
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