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Leadership

Our leadership team possesses decades of proven advisory experience, expertise and success in the financial industry to drive the attainment of goals for the Group and its financial adviser partners.

John C. Goodson

President

JOHN C. GOODSON — President

 

John Goodson brings decades of financial management success to Eudaimonia Group from early advisory experience with Edward Jones, to his role as senior vice president for Wachovia Securities, and as the founder and principal adviser of Goodson Wealth Management based in Middle Tennessee.

 

As an entrepreneur, Mr. Goodson developed and owns the premier gated community of Myers Point located in Sewanee, TN. He is past president and member of both the Monteagle-Sewanee Rotary Club and Sewanee Business Alliance.

 

Mr. Goodson obtained his B.S. in business management from Louisiana State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Dallas.

James A. Parrish, Jr.

Chairman

JAMES A. PARRISH, JR. — Chairman

 

Jim Parrish provides decades of industry experience, wisdom and relationships to his role as Chairman of Eudaimonia Group. He is the former vice chairman of B. Riley Wealth Management (previously Wunderlich Securities) as well as former president of their Private Client Group.

 

Previously, Mr. Parrish held several positions with Morgan Keegan & Co over twenty-three years, serving as president of their Private Client Group, branch manager of the firm’s Nashville, Louisville and Bowling Green offices, as well as regional manager over offices in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Virginia, and North Carolina. He entered the investment industry with EF Hutton following success as a small business owner and commercial banker.

 

Mr. Parrish received his B.S. in economics from Western Kentucky University and earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Kentucky.

Scott Poore, AIF,  AWMA,  APMA

Chief Investment Officer

Scott Poore, AIF®, AWMA®, APMA® — Chief Investment Officer

 

Expertise in strategy and financial planning are primary skills Scott Poore brings to the table for Eudaimonia Group. Mr. Poore’s twenty-two years of client success and impressive list of industry certifications contribute to the team’s value.

 

Prior to joining Eudaimonia in 2019, Mr. Poore served as director of investment services for B. Riley Wealth Management and held similar positions with Wunderlich Securities and Morgan Keegan.

 

Mr. Poore holds a B.A. in political science and history from the University of Tennessee and earned his M.B.A. in finance from Christian Brothers University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of TEN45, Inc. and a past member of the Board of Directors of JDRF of West Tennessee.

AIF® (Accredited Investment Fiduciary)
AWMA® (Accredited Wealth Management Advisor)
APMA® (Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor)

 

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Larry Korchan

Chief Operating Officer

Larry Korchan - Chief Operating Officer

 

As Eudaimonia Group's COO, Larry Korchan's subject matter expertise, demeanor and problem-solving abilities are invaluable.

 

In addition to more than two decades of proven entrepreneurial experience, Mr. Korchan's wealth management industry areas of proficiency include business process management solutions, investment products and trading platforms, as well as OCC and SEC regulations. His skills as an Operations leader were developed at Merrill Lynch, AMVESCAP (INVESCO) and Thrivent Trust in a variety of positions.

 

Mr. Korchan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts and Consumer Economics from State University of New York (SUNY). He has received broad professional development training in Leadership and Coaching.

Nolan Hughes

Chief Compliance Officer

Nolan Hughes - Chief Compliance Officer

 

Nolan Hughes' fifteen-plus years of practice and knowledge in a wide range of compliance roles provides thoughtful, balanced solutions to each individual Adviser firm.

 

Prior to joining Eudaimonia, Mr. Hughes served as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for NewEdge Advisors. His background includes compliance capacities with Morgan Keegan and B Riley Wealth Management (formerly Wunderlich Securities), where he rose to Chief Compliance Officer for Investment Advisory Services.

 

Mr. Hughes earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Insurance and Risk Management from the University of Mississippi. He holds Series 4, 24, 53, 66, and 7 regulatory licenses.