Nathan J. Hriczo, CDFA®

Managing Partner

Nathan founded Lanier Financial Group in August in 2009 with the vision of creating a comprehensive financial planning and investment advisory firm that works with clients on a fiduciary level. The main goal of Lanier Financial Group is to assist clients in achieving their financial goals by providing transparent, objective, and unbiased advice.

Prior to launching Lanier Financial Group Nathan began his career in Atlanta working as an operations manager for a mutual fund that specialized in commodities. The next progression in his professional career was taking an advisory role in Atlanta with a boutique financial planning firm that was backed by a Fortune 100 company.


Nathan studied finance with a concentration in financial planning at Georgia Southern University’s College of Business Administration in Statesboro. During his time in school he became a student of the financial markets by expanding his education beyond the classroom. He focused his efforts on absorbing as much knowledge as possible regarding investment strategies, market theories, and business and economic cycles. He is a self-proclaimed disciple and follower of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett.


Nathan resides in Athens with his wife, two daughters, and dog. He enjoys spending his time with his family as well as staying active both socially and philanthropically. Nathan is an avid golfer, a board member and endowment committee chairman for the YMCA of Georgia’s Piedmont, and is an actively engaged alumni of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.