Our Leadership



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Who We Are

Our Leadership I

Our Clients I


Dean Harman, CFP®
Managing Director

Dean is the founder and managing director of Harman Wealth Management. He has over 17 years of experience working with individuals and families with planning and investment management. Additionally, Dean maintains active leadership in succession planning for business owners and entreprenuers.  

Dean has been cited in numerous publications for his insightful perspective on various financial matters, including The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Newsweek, Kiplinger’s, Smart Money, CBS Market Watch, Men’s Health, Yahoo Finance, Google Financial News, Retire Smart, The Journal of Financial Planning, Investment News, and Investment Advisor Magazine

Dean holds a degree in business from Clemson University, and is a holder of the Certified Financial Planner® designation.

For 2012, Mr. Harman was elected to the Board of Directors of the Financial Services Institute. Additionally, he serves on the advisory board for the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University.


Sam Johnson

As a Client Advisor, Sam specializes in growing and protecting wealth for retirees, accomplished professionals, and business leaders. His extensive experience in financial planning enables him to partner with clients on an array of planning needs, including life insurance, retirement and distribution strategies, as well as wealth preservation investing. 

As Director of Planning and Operations, Sam leads private client planning activities and operational services within Harman Wealth Management.

Sam is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. 


Christopher Riggs, JD

Christopher Riggs works as a Client Advisor, specializing in corporate and institutional services. His distinctive experience with corporate retirement plans allows him to consult on a number of fiduciary topics, including participant behavior, plan governance, provider relationships, and overall plan effectiveness. He has worked in the retirement industry for over 14 years, serving clients from small businesses and non-profits to Fortune 500 organizations.

Christopher supplies additional leadership for the firm in Portfolio Research and Strategy.

He holds a law degree (J.D.) from the University of Houston, as well as a M.A. from Texas A&M University.





CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP(with flame logo)® are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP® Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.