George G. Hoyle
Founding & Managing Partner
George Hoyle, raised in Winston-Salem, is a Founding and Managing Partner of Compass Financial Partners, LLC. Mr. Hoyle received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is a 29-year veteran of the financial services industry. He is a Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS) through the College for Financial Planning, and has received the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation through the Center for Fiduciary Studies, in association with the Center for Executive Education, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. A nationally recognized firm, the team at Compass Financial Partners was named to Barron's 2015 inaugural ranking of Top Institutional Investment Consultants as well as the 2018-2020 listings**, the 2013-2019 Pension & Investments Top Consulting listing***, the PLANADVISER 2013-2018 & 2020 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers listing and was selected as a finalist for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser Team of the Year Award****.
Mr. Hoyle was recently appointed to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Board of Trustees. He was a member of the 1987 UNCG Men's Soccer National Championship team, was inducted into the UNCG Athletics Hall of Fame and is a Past President of the UNCG Spartan Club Executive Committee. Mr. Hoyle was awarded the “2007 UNCG Young Alumni of the Year Award”, was selected to serve on the most recent 5 and 10 Year Strategic Plan Committees and the 2015 Chancellor Search Committee, served on the Board of the UNCG Excellence Foundation, and is Co-Chair of the 2019/2020 “5 for 5 Campaign” ($5 million athletics fundraiser). Most recently, he was named to the UNCG “Light the Way” Steering Committee for the upcoming Capital Campaign.
An active member of the community outside of UNCG, Mr. Hoyle has served as Board Chair for the Carolinas Chapter of Operation Smile, was a Founding Board member of the Greensboro Police Foundation, and is a member of the Greensboro Sports Council. In addition, he was inducted into the Bishop McGuinness High School Athletic Hall of Fame. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, running and spending time with family.
*According to 401kWire, this ranking is based on nominations from across the financial services industry as well as from their editorial staff. The final list was based on more than 120,000 reader votes in 2011 & 75,000 reader votes in 2010 as well as input from distributors working with the advisors, honorees of last year’s 401kWire Top 40 Advisors ranking, and an analysis of objective criteria including statistics about the advisors' practices which was obtained directly from all of the nominated advisors.
CRPS conferred by College for Financial Planning