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Team

How We Work

How We Work

McKnight Advisory Group believes in working collaboratively within our team to provide our clients with guidance that is educational and proactive. After over 30 years in the business, we have developed a reputation for giving our clients  information in an easy-to-understand manner so they can use those concepts to pursue their goals and objectives. Our passion is helping our clients achieve their greatest potential for success. 

Our team approach adds perspective to all we do and provides increased benefits to our clients.

Meet Our Team

Edwin A. McKnight, LUTCF, ChFC®

Investment Advisor Representative

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Edwin began his insurance career in 1985, with licenses for Life, Health, Property and Casualty. Edwin has increased his effectiveness and knowledge through studies with the American College and in 2014 was awarded the ChFC®...

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Edna H. McKnight, R.N.

Director of Compliance and Case Management

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Edna is a registered nurse. She received her nursing degree from MTSU. Edna grew up in the Lascassas area of Rutherford county. Along with her husband, Edwin McKnight, she co-founded McKnight Insurance Group, now McKnight Advisory...

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Hillary Broome

Medicare Solutions Specialist

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Hillary Broome hails from New Smyrna Beach, Florida and was a minister and missionary in Tennessee and Georgia for over 30 years. After making a career shift, Hillary started his work at McKnight Advisory Group in October of 2013...


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Samantha Jackson, REBC®

Benefits Manager and PR Specialist

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Before joining the McKnight team in 2015, Samantha Jackson was an Office Manager for 5 years and brings experience with database management, Microsoft Office, and customer support to her current role as Benefits and Public Relations...

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Donna Lowe

Financial Services Administrative Specialist

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Donna brings a successful 30-year career working in the life insurance industry with Life of Georgia and American General Insurance companies. After losing 2 jobs to downsizing by International companies, Donna wanted to find a job...

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Retha Swanson

Financial Services Administrative Associate

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Retha is originally from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, but has called Murfreesboro home for over 30 years. Prior to establishing permanent residency, Murfreesboro was her home away from home for a few years as she worked her way through...

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Dominic Cespino

Private Wealth and 401(k) Specialist

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Dominic Cespino graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources. He worked in Human Resources for 18 years before he decided to pursue a career in Financial Services. He obtained his Series...

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Michele Estrada

Operations Specialist

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Michele is a Michigan native and moved to Knoxville 20 years ago with her husband, Paul, and their daughter, Marissa. Her and her husband have recently moved here to Murfreesboro to be closer to their daughter, who is a Graduate...

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Dawn Richmond

Operations Associate

Dawn holds an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies and has a thirteen-year background in family law, criminal law, estate planning and real estate law before joining the McKnight team. Dawn brings a welcome attitude...

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Javier Hernandez

Marketing Associate

Javier Hernandez is part of the marketing team and has been with McKnight Advisory Group since February 2022. He has lived in Rutherford County all his life and is currently a senior at Middle Tennessee State University studying...

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Shelli Jessie

Medicare Solutions Specialist

Although born in Minnesota, Shelli lived in Missouri, Florida, Texas before she settled in Tennessee and became the Southern girl she is today.  She went to college at Trevecca University, took classes at Middle Tennessee...

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