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 Meet The Team

At our firm, we have the client—and only the client—in mind.

Our reasons for becoming financial professionals are deeply personal. We repeatedly saw many friends and family struggling to find the help they needed to map out their financial future. We are confident that with our understanding of personal finance, coupled with our training as financial professionals, we can help people better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner so they can grasp personal finance and use those concepts to pursue their financial objectives. We feel a commitment to our community.

At our firm, we have the client—and only the client—in mind.

Over the years, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world. We invite you to discover and experience the power of our services. We believe it has far-reaching benefits for our clients to get opinions from several sources with diverse backgrounds, education, and experience.

No one strategy fits everyone, which is why every client gets our undivided attention—from planning to execution to follow-up. We take a proactive approach to helping you develop a strategy to address your financial goals and objectives, using the most efficient methods available, including tax strategies. 

Junior Dees

President | CEO

(229) 873-4140

Junior Dees has served in the financial services industry for over 25 years. He is the branch owner and president of Independent Retirement Professionals of Tifton. As an Investment Advisor Representative with Kovack Securities and a Registered Representative with Kovack Securities, he holds the Series 6,7, 63, and 66 registrations. Junior takes pride in having a strong work ethic and is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service to his clients. He is committed to finding and implementing custom solutions for every individual’s unique situation—always with the client’s best interest in mind.

Junior and his wife Traci live in Adel, Georgia. They have three children whom they love very much! In his free time, Junior enjoys fishing, working in the yard, and spending time with his family.

Traci Dees

Client Relations Manager

Traci joined our team as the Client Relations Manager. Prior to joining the team at Independent Retirement Professionals, Traci worked as the Business Manager of a Periodontal practice for 17 years. Throughout her career she has worked in the medical, dental, insurance and finance fields and has extensive knowledge of the inner workings of each. Traci’s first job in the financial industry was 1989.

Outside the office Traci enjoys going to the beach, interior design, reading and spending time with her husband and her children, Cameron, Amanda and Jon David.

MaeMae Dees

Welcoming Committee

MaeMae is the office welcoming committee. Her duties include barking, kisses and sniffing. MaeMae enjoys treats and going out to potty way too often.

Client Centered

Client Centered

Whether you are investing to build wealth, protect your family, or preserve your assets, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and long-term goals.

Our team of professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you.