Joni Towles has brought guidance and perspective about the college planning process to hundreds of Atlanta-area students since 2003. A former financial analyst in the banking and brokerage fields and development officer at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Joni graduated from Vanderbilt University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Business Administration. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and received her certificate in college counseling from UCLA in 2006.
Joni is a Certified Educational Planner, which represents the highest level of professional standards in the field of educational planning. As a CEP, she has extensive knowledge, expertise and experience to provide you with the broadest and most informed educational choices for your child. She is one of only six CEP's in the state of Georgia who specialize in college counseling.
Joni is a member of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and the American Institute of Certified Educational Planners. She served on the Board of Directors and as treasurer of HECA from 2010-2013. Joni currently serves on the Loan Committee and Board of the Student Aid Foundation.