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Ansley E. "Trip" Whatley, III




Trip Whatley is the President at Holman-Whatley & Associates. He joined the firm in 2004 and became a partner in January of 2005.

After graduating from Troy State University, Trip began his financial planning career in Birmingham with New York Life. He was Rookie of the Month for 3 consecutive months and was also a member of New York Life executive council. He returned to Dothan in 2004 and began working with Ann Holman at that time. He is a member of Protective Life's Honors Club and is in the top 20 of Protective's brokerage affiliate, First Protective.

Trip is an active member of the Westgate Church of Christ where he serves on the missions committee, as well as the praise team. He also serves on the Board of Directors for both the Dothan Education Foundation and the Grove Park Community Association. Trip and his wife Staci have a 17 year old son, John Garner and 9 year old twins, Henry and Thomas. Trip enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Becky Smith

Advisor Assistant



Becky Smith grew up in Dothan, where she graduated from Northview High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Troy State University in Dothan. Most people think you need a finance degree to work in this industry, but a psychology degree is just as well. ;) Becky is very good at understanding behavioral tendencies when it comes to clients and the market fluctuation. She has been working with us since May 2005.

Becky has two children, Ella Grace and William. They reside in Dothan where they are active members of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. You can often find her volunteering for and supporting the local kids theater, where her daughter is a member of the theater competition team. 

Griffin Martin

Financial Advisor



Griffin began his career at Morgan Stanley in Montgomery, AL before joining us here at Holman-Whatley & Associates in October 2021. He grew up in Elba, AL, and went on to Murray State University where he played college football. While attending Murray State, he earned a degree in Financial Planning. As a former college athlete, Griffin understands how important a good game plan is in helping clients achieve their goals. He looks forward to helping his clients in any way he can. His hobbies include golf, fishing, and Alabama football.