Gary leverages close to a decade of financial knowledge and experience. He believes in building a long-term client/advisor relationship, providing the time-honored theme of service and attention to detail. His dedication to his clients and practice led him to create Terrier Financial Group, where he can offer unbiased, knowledgeable advice unique to each client’s situation.
Gary and his wife, Stephanie, have four young sons: Noah 6, Luke 3, Levi 3, Jude 1 and two boston terriers, Hank and Dudley. They were married only weeks after Gary graduated from Wofford College in 2010 and immediately moved to Fort Mill, SC. They are both very involved in their local church, Forest Hill Church, and have built many lasting relationships while serving their local community.
Gary is also active in athletics including Crossfit, snowboarding, and mountain biking. In these endeavors he displays the same passion he does as a successful wealth advisor.
Thomas Barnhart graduated from Western Carolina University. Where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Personal Finance. After a graduating Thomas decided to carry his passion for finance from Western Carolina into the financial services industry. He is dedicated to helping his clients develop a game plan to pursue their financial goals and carries the same passion for finance to his client’s objectives.
Thomas decided to join Terrier Financial Group because he believes in building a long-term and strong client/advisor relationship. His dedication to his clients led him here where he can offer independent and personalized advice to each client.
Thomas has been married, to his lovely wife Carrie, since 2015. They have a cute miniature goldendoodle named Kya. In his free time, Thomas enjoys spending quality time with his wife, playing a variety of team sports and just enjoying the outdoors.
- Valorie has been working with Gary Blount since January of 2014. Being passionate about people and building relationships, she thoroughly enjoys heading up the Client Servicing department for Gary and his team. Her responsibilities include managing Gary’s calendar by scheduling meetings, planning client appreciation and prospecting events, and reaching out to his valued clients on a regular basis. Valorie currently lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband Chad, adorable daughter Ever, and their two dogs, Sherlock and Roxanne. She is also expecting a 2nd baby girl in October of this year! When not in the office, Valorie loves spending time with family and friends, serving at her church, and doing outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and rafting.