I started my financial career at the Knoxville office of Northwestern Mutual in the fall of 2008, right before the market crashed. I experienced and observed what good planning and poor planning looked like in one the worst economic markets in history. Since then, I have assembled a team that specializes in financial planning for physicians, business owners, and other professionals that are highly skilled and extremely adaptable.

Throughout my lifetime of education, both formal and from experience, I’ve dedicated myself to learning how to help families reach financial security while protecting what is dearest to them. Once we’ve protected your family and assets, we are able to take a look at your life’s vision and construct a plan that allows you to retire at your desired age and live the life you’ve dreamed of, whether that’s sailing the world or simply relaxing every day with your toes in the sand with a margarita in hand.

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2014-2017, 2019

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2012-2016

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry

Jim LaPinska, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

Axiom Wealth Management Group


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