RidgePath Capital Management was founded on the belief that institutions and accomplished households require a level of service not readily available in the financial industry at large.

Grounded in a dynamic risk management process; we continually strive to adjust and adapt to constantly changing global investment realities. Our asset allocation framework seeks returns through the composition and maintenance of strategically diversified portfolios. At RidgePath Capital our mission is to provide unparalleled transparency and accountability while relentlessly pursing self-improvement in an effort to better serve our client base.

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Danny Pressley


Danny Pressley is President of RidgePath Capital Management, LLC. Danny serves clients by advising them about their business and tax planning. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Tennessee. The focus of his experience has been in taxation, mergers and acquisitions, and financial and estate planning for high net worth individuals, business owners, nonprofit entities, and corporate executives at public and private companies. Prior to arriving at RidgePath, Danny was the founding Partner of the Knoxville, TN office for accounting firm LBMC. Prior to LBMC, he was a Partner at Pugh and Company, P.C. located in Knoxville. Danny has been very active in the accounting profession. Examples include: Past President of the Tennessee Society of CPAs; former National Council Member of the American Institute of CPAs; and former President of the local chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. Danny graduated from the University of Tennessee with honors in business administration. He also has earned an AICPA certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuation. As a resident of Knoxville for most of his life, Danny has been very active in the Knoxville community serving in numerous civic organizations: Trinity Health Foundation, Zoo Knoxville, Leadership Knoxville, University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates, East Tennessee Foundation, and the YMCA. He is an avid golfer and enjoys visiting courses around the country. Danny and his wife, Allison, reside in Knoxville.

Stephanie Townson

Support Services Manager

Stephanie Townson’s Bio here.

Sam Pressley

Managing Director & Founding Principal

Mr. Pressley is the Managing and Founding Principal of RidgePath Capital Management. At RidgePath, Sam oversees all aspects of business operations ensuring quality and consistency. In addition, Sam cultivates and maintains relationships amongst the firm’s client base.  Sam is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Prior to founding RidgePath he spent the last four years with Capital Investment Advisory Services. At Capital, Sam developed a client base of high net worth individuals, and focused his work on both asset management and strategic financial planning. Prior to his time at Capital, he received both a B.A. in Finance and Management and an MBA from Lenoir-Rhyne University where he was a member of the golf team. Sam also spent time as a graduate assistant coach at Lenoir-Rhyne while earning his MBA. Sam has worked with both the Boy Scouts of America and The First Tee of Greater Knoxville on golf related projects in an effort to improve the efficiency and quality of their events. Sam attends St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Knoxville, and works to be an active member of the church community. Sam lives in Knoxville with his wife Chelsea and remains both an avid golfer and a loyal supporter of the University of Tennessee.


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