About Us

We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives.

Our Founders

From humble beginnings, Anthony and Maria Wright’s vision was simple. They wanted the ability to offer their clients well-rounded, thorough, and complete retirement plans.

Started in a small bedroom in their home, Anthony and Maria could not feel more blessed to see their dream become a reality. Anthony and Maria maintain the standard that people don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care about them and their personal situation.

Anthony Wright

President, CEO

Anthony Wright is the president and CEO of RSG. Born and raised in Tennessee, his dedication to faith, family and meaningful work are the result of his tight-knit family upbringing. Anthony attended Motlow Community College and earned a ministerial degree from Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. After graduation, Anthony built several highly successful businesses. In 2002, after spending several years assisting friends and family with their financial needs, he decided to take the next step and founded RSG.

As a published author, notable speaker and insurance agent, Anthony is committed to developing longterm relationships with all his clients and helping them protect their retirement for the future. He is life insurance licensed in Tennessee and Arizona. Anthony and his wife, Maria, have four children and three grandchildren. They reside in their hometown of Sparta, Tennessee.

Maria Wright

Vice President, Accounting

Maria Wright is co-founder of RSG along with her husband, Anthony Wright. Prior to starting RSG, she worked in the regional office of Farm Bureau Financial Services in Gilbert, Arizona, in the Property & Casualty Department.

With over 15 years’ experience in the administrative and financial services industry, her strong work ethic and dedication to her husband and family have strongly contributed to the growth of RSG.
She and her husband live in Sparta, Tennessee, with their youngest son, Kody. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, hiking, traveling and working on their 18 acres. Maria is a licensed insurance agent and is currently pursuing her 65 Licensing.

Strategies for Financial Independence

To schedule a time to discuss your financial future and the possible role of insurance or investments in your financial strategy, contact us at info@retirementspecialtygroup.com or call us at 931-RETIRED (738-4733) today!

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Corporate Office:

1125 Perimeter Park Drive, Ste. 301
Cookeville, TN 38501
PH: 931-RETIRED (738-4733)
Fax: 931-837-4705
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Knoxville Office:

9080 Barbee Lane, Ste. 104B
Knoxville, TN 37923
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Chattanooga Office:

2158 Northgate Park Lane, Ste 235
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 591-5619
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We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives.

Todd Pence and Timothy Tubbs offer investment advisory services through AE Wealth Management, LLC (AEWM). AEWM and Retirement Specialty Group are not affiliated entities.

Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principal. No investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against loss in periods of declining values. None of the information contained on this website shall constitute an offer to sell or solicit any offer to buy a security or any insurance product. *Any references to protection benefits or steady and reliable income streams on this website refer only to fixed insurance products. They do not refer, in any way, to securities or investment advisory products. Annuity guarantees are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. Annuities are insurance products that may be subject to fees, surrender charges and holding periods which vary by insurance company. Annuities are not FDIC insured.

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