Parable exists to be a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us to the betterment of clients and their families.

Why Parable?

A parable is a story that imparts wisdom. The 37th parable is the “Parable of the Talents” that Jesus shared with his apostles explaining how to faithfully steward all that is entrusted to us. In the end, every retirement tells a story. Let Parable help yours be a successful one.



Tom Haggerty, CFA®

Tom brings almost two decades of financial services experience as a founding partner of Parable. Prior to starting Parable, he served as Portfolio Manager for Retirement Strategies, Inc, a locally owned Jacksonville Investment Advisory firm that was subsequently purchased by Wealth Enhancement Group. Prior to that, Tom worked as an equity research analyst with Susquehanna International Group in New York.

Tom is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Jacksonville. He is an active member in the community, sitting on the advisory board for both the Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida chapter and the Friends of Atlantic Beach Elementary charity. Out of the office, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife and two children in Atlantic Beach.

John R. Ginn, JD

John R. Ginn serves as a private wealth management advisor to high-net-worth individuals, their families, and their businesses. With a background in law and estate planning, he is able to give clients a unique perspective on the integration of their wealth management, estate planning, and asset protection.

John was first introduced to investing by his grandfather at a young age where they would frequently watch stock prices scroll across the tv screen and discuss his grandfather’s investments, building a fundamental understanding of investing at a young age.

From there, John obtained a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University and studied Finance and Accounting at the London School of Economics. After formal education, John eventually co-founded the law firm Ginn & Patrou PA, which focuses its practice in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, and real estate.

After five years in private practice for Ginn & Patrou PA, John continued to pursue his zeal for investing and co-founded the affiliated Registered Investment Advisory firm (RIA) Parable Wealth Advisors. As an investment professional, John strives to be a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to him by his clients and their families.

Scott M. Patrou, Esq.

Born into a military family, Scott has lived all over the country. After settling into St. Augustine Scott attended Flagler College, where he completed his undergraduate studies in Business Administration, Spanish, and Pre-Law. After graduating from Flagler College, he accepted a scholarship to Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL, where he attained his Juris Doctorate.

After graduating from law school, Scott was accepted into the Florida Bar and the Middle District of Florida. He uses his passion for the law and utmost ethical standards to ensure the best possible results for his clients.

Scott is currently an active member of the Florida Bar and the St. Johns County Bar Association.