Dr. Jamie Lynn Byram earned her Ph.D. in Financial Planning at the University of Georgia (UGA). She graduated with a B.A. in both history and political science from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Byram also holds four master’s degrees: a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Alabama, Birmingham, a fifth year specialist in Education from The University of Alabama, Birmingham, a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary, and a Masters in Science–Financial Planning from the University of Alabama.
Dr. Byram began teaching at the university level in 2007 at The University of Missouri–Columbia, and then at The University of Southern Mississippi, where she served as Program Director of the University’s financial planning program. Dr. Byram has also held teaching positions at the University of Georgia and Virginia Tech.
After seventeen years of teaching, Dr. Byram pivoted to an industry role and is currently a Financial Planner for EVOadvisers. Dr. Byram also owns her own financial counseling practice, Peace Within Financial Counseling, LLC, and serves as the Financial Editor of Top Dollar, a newsletter published by Ebix, Inc. Her research interests include financial psychology, financial behaviors within marriages and partnerships, and financial literacy. Dr. Byram is a Certified Financial PlannerTM professional and an Accredited Financial Counselor® professional.