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Henry Spil, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner®  
henry@magellantax.com

Henry is a graduate of Emory University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He later earned his Master of Science in Taxation from Florida International University.

Henry has over 25 years of solid tax experience - working with clients, saving them tax dollars whenever possible and representing them before the IRS when necessary.

Before coming to Magellan Tax, Henry worked with two public accounting firms in Atlanta. He then joined Bank of America where he managed the trust tax department, which prepared over 3,000 trust returns during tax season.

Henry moved back to Atlanta, from his hometown of Miami, in 1997. During the last 12 years, Henry has been active on the Alumni Board at Emory's Business School, headed the Safety Committee for his civic association in Brookhaven, and was a board member and treasurer of his synagogue, Congregation Or Hadash, in Sandy Springs. Henry is also adjunct faculty at Oglethorpe University, where he teaches tax in the Certified Financial Planner® program.

Henry and his wife, Jenise, live in Brookhaven. Henry is fluent in Spanish, having been born in Cuba.

J. Kevin Meaders
J. Kevin Meaders, J.D., CFP®, ChFC, CLU, CEO, founder and managing partner of Magellan Planning Group and a Registered Principal with Voya Financial Advisors.
kevin@magellanplanning.com

An Atlanta native, Kevin's family settled in Georgia in the late 1780's and is widely known for Meaders Pottery, which has some pieces proudly displayed in the Smithsonian.  Kevin graduated from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta with a double B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science.  While at Oglethorpe, Kevin served as class president three out of four years and interned under then Secretary of State Max Cleland and also under then Governor Zell Miller.  Immediately after graduation, Kevin accepted an invitation from the University of Moscow in Russia to pursue further study in post-Cold War Eastern European economic integration.

Kevin graduated from Georgia State University College of Law, focusing on estate planning and trust law.  In addition, upon completion of required studies and a national two-day board examination, he earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).   Kevin has continued his life-long process of education and has also earned the designations of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.  Kevin has passed all required exams, and kept up required continuing education classes to hold General Securities Principal and Registered Representative registration with Voya Financial Advisors (member SIPC). He also has achieved the Registered Investment Advisor Representative registration, under which he is registered with Voya Financial Advisors. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Georgia State Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association.

On a personal note, Kevin has played drums since age 5, picked up trumpet at age 13, and guitar at age 33.  An avid animal lover, Kevin donates some of his time and money to the Atlanta Humane Society, Noah’s Wish, PAWS, and Fur-Kids.  He also currently serves on the President’s Advisory Council of Oglethorpe University, and is active in Oglethorpe’s Alumni committees.  Kevin served as a presenter at Emory University’s Center for Lifelong Learning, has been published in national financial magazines, and seen on TV’s “Atlanta & Co.”

Kevin and his wife Gui, a native of Brazil, live in Brookhaven.

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Leonard F. Bittner, J.D., CFO and managing partner of Magellan Planning Group  
len@magellanplanning.com

Len is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a BS in Business Administration and Accounting.  He was president of the Olympic Club while on campus.  Len also graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he earned Order of the Coif by graduating second in his class.  He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Law Review his senior year and was the Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity Graduate of the Year. 

Len has been practicing law for over thirty years with a primary focus in trust and estate law, and was one of the first attorneys in Georgia to recognize the special needs of our aging population by becoming involved in a newly recognized area of the law known as Elder Law.  He was one of the early members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Georgia State Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association.  In addition, Len is a member of the Cobb County Estate Planning Council, the Georgia Elder Care Network and the Cobb Justice Foundation. Len also serves on the Professional Advisory Board of “Operation Homefront,” which is dedicated to providing assistance to the families of deployed service members fighting the war on terrorism.

On the personal side, Len is a Viet Nam veteran, serving in the U. S. Army until honorably discharged in 1968.  Len has one daughter, Cody, who graduated from the University of Georgia and earned a graduate degree at the University of Colorado.  She is a schoolteacher in Asheville, North Carolina, and made Len a grandfather for the first time in February of ‘07.  Len and his wife Anita, who recently retired after thirty years with BellSouth, live in Indian Hills in Marietta.


Securities and Investment Advisory Services offered through Voya Financial Advisors, member SIPC. Magellan Planning Group is not a subsidiary of nor controlled by Voya Financial Advisors. J. Kevin Meaders is registered to sell securities and licensed to sell insurance in GA, AL, FL, IN, KY, ME, MS, NY, OK, PA and TN. Tax and legal services provided by Magellan Tax, LLC and Magellan Legal, LLC, independent entities not affiliated with Voya Financial Advisors. Neither Voya nor its representatives offer tax or legal advice.