Get To Know George


George “Lisle” Cheatham was raised in Greensburg, KY and life has given him the opportunity to serve his clients, his State, and his community in a number of capacities through the years.  But the values and traditions of small town Kentucky always led him back home.  It’s this same sense of service that has become a cornerstone of George’s own business.  


After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 1989 with degrees in both economics and political science, George went to work with a Wall Street based investment firm, First Investors Corporation, where he quickly rose to District Manager.  In 1991 he started his own independent financial services company, American Financial Consultants, Inc., the company he leads today.  


Through honest, informed advice and personalized attention, George works to help improve his client’s lives.  George is a Certified Financial Fiduciary®and has received his certification in the Bucket Plan® Best Interest Planning Process.  George has also been a contributor to the widely reported Advisor Confidence Index published by and Rydex Investments.


George carries this same sense of service into other aspects of his life.  He has served on several Boards and Commissions both across Kentucky and in his local area - Leadership Kentucky, Inc., the Lake Cumberland Area Development District, the Kentucky League of Cities and the State of Kentucky Local Distribution Fund Oversight Committee just to name a few.  Through his strong support for education he has also served on the Board of Directors and as chairman of the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.  


George was honored to also have been elected as Mayor of his hometown of Greensburg for four consecutive terms beginning in 2002 and ending in 2018.


George has one daughter, Eva M. Cheatham, JD, currently the Chief Staff Attorney for the 28th Judicial District of Kentucky.