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List of Qualified Financial Advisors in Ohio
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Brian Mills
Mills Financial Planning,Inc.
545 Metro Place South,
Dublin, OH  43017
(614) 504-0402
Shon Anderson
Anderson Financial Strategies
2500 Stratacache Tower,
Dayton, OH  45423
(937) 610-9388
Doug Corp
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1449 Boardman-Canfield Rd Suite 170,
Boardman, OH  44512
(330) 726-3100
Maria Santiago
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
Summit Woods I Building,
Cincinnati, OH  45241
(513) 985-0100
Mose Richardson Jr.
UBS Financial Services
8044 Montgomery Road, Suite 100,
Cincinnati, OH  45236
(513) 792-3771
Karla Stanton CFP®, AIF®
Engler, Garrow & Roth, Ltd
1645 Indian Wood Circle,
Maumee, OH  43537
(419) 794-0550
Doug Kinsey
Artifex Financial Group, LLC
2305 Far Hills Avenue,
Dayton, OH  45419
(885) 752-6644
Kevin Kroskey, CFP®, MBA
True Wealth Design, LLC
700 Ghent Road, Suite 100,
Akron, OH  44333
(330) 777-0688
Dave Wilder
Total Wealth Planning LLC.
4665 Cornell Rd,
Cincinnati, OH  45241
(513) 984-6696

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Ohio

Qualifications CRD# 2071799
Series 6, 7, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Commissions, Hourly


Office Location 545 Metro Place South,
Suite 100,
Dublin,
OH 
43017
Phone Number (614) 5040402

About Mills Financial Planning,Inc.

We provide comprehensive financial planning services for those retired or planning to retire in the next 5 to 10 years. Brian has more than 28 years of experience and is an Investment Advisor Representative with Cetera Advisors. He holds the following securities registrations: Series 6, 7, and 63, as well as Ohio Life/Health insurance licenses. He has over 20 years of experience in personal financial planning with individuals and families. Brian completed his Certified Financial Planning designation (CFP®) in 1992. Brian has extensive experience in wealth accumulation, education, family legacy, and retirement planning. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Financial Counseling and Planning from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning from the College for Financial Planning. He is a member of the Central Ohio FPA. For several years, he?s been a treasurer for the Worthington Kilbourne High School Baseball Diamond Club, a Boy Scouts of America volunteer, and Elder for his church.



Qualifications CRD# 5276913
FirmCRD# 290343
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 2500 Stratacache Tower,
Dayton,
OH 
45423
Phone Number (937) 6109388

Shon began his financial career in 2003. He is a two time graduate of Wright State University earning both a Bachelors degree in financial services as well as an M.B.A. in finance. Shon has also earned the distinguished designations of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" and Chartered Financial Analyst. Shon is the current President of the CFA Board of Dayton. Shon is also involved with the Wright State chapter of Delta Tau Delta as an alumni advisor. In the past, Shon has volunteered his time with the Dayton chapter of SCORE, Counselor's to America's Small Business and St. Vincent DePaul gateway shelter. On a personal note, both Shon and his wife Jess grew up in the lake community of Shawnee Hills near the small town of Jamestown, Ohio. Presently, they reside in Beavercreek, Ohio with their three daughters and son.

About Anderson Financial Strategies

Anderson Financial Strategies, LLC is an independently owned financial planning and investment management firm located in Dayton, Ohio. Our mission is to provide both individual and business clients with boutique level attention along with the most advanced financial strategies to help them achieve their goals. We embrace serving as a fiduciary to our clients by placing their needs first. Our focus is on providing unbiased, objective advice that is customized to fit the unique needs of our clients. As a client, you will be plugged into an "ecosystem" of financial advice that is designed to give you confidence about your financial decisions.



Qualifications CRD# 5739556
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 1449 Boardman-Canfield Rd Suite 170,
Boardman,
OH 
44512
Phone Number (330) 7263100

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2014. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2009. Successfully completed the Series 7 and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Master's degree in Business Administration and Bachelor's degree in Finance from Kent State University. Married to Ashley. They have three children: Matthew, Mason and Mila.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 5967144
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location Summit Woods I Building,
100 East Business Way Suite 360,
Cincinnati,
OH 
45241
Phone Number (513) 9850100

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2009. Began her career in the financial services industry in 2009. Successfully completed the Series 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®) and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Lifelong resident of Ohio. Has two children: Olivia and Lisette. Maria enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with family and friends.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 5657471
FirmCRD# 8174
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 8044 Montgomery Road, Suite 100,
Cincinnati,
OH 
45236
Phone Number (513) 7923771

It is the important things that connect us. And although making sense of it all can be hard, asking the right questions can make things clearer. So when I talk to you about wealth management, I want to learn about those life questions that are on your mind. Together, I know we can find the answers. Whatever your concerns, I can help you create a comprehensive financial plan to address your important priorities. I put my experience to work for each of my clients, helping them find the best way forward to pursue the goals that truly matter. I deliver comprehensive wealth management and focus on these areas: - Investment Consulting - Wealth Enhancement - Wealth Transfer - Wealth Protection - Charitable Giving Experience to guide you forward - Vice President, Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services Inc., 2014 - Present - Regional Vice President, Disability Resource Group - Regional Vice President, MetLife

About UBS Financial Services

UBS is committed to bringing its global resources to bear on the portfolios of high net worth individuals to help them pursue their wealth management goals. Today, as the world?s largest wealth manager, we are strongly positioned to help our clients address the realities of the global economy and their sophisticated needs. Customized solutions are delivered by dedicated Financial Advisors who are aligned to help give clients confidence in reaching their goals no matter what the environment.



Qualifications CRD# 4885960
FirmCRD# 14303
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Commissions, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 1645 Indian Wood Circle,
Ste.102,
Maumee,
OH 
43537
Phone Number (419) 7940550

Financial planners at our firm focus on several areas of financial planning: retirement planning, goal planning, estate planning, investment planning and management, education planning, charitable giving strategies and planning, insurance planning, business planning, employee benefit analysis, and many more. Each financial planner is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®. John Engler, Matthew Garrow, and Timothy Roth have been guest speakers on financial planning, retirement, and estate planning topics for The Ohio State University Extension for the past several years. Matt and Tim have each served as President of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Toledo Chapter. Tim currently serves on the Board of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. Matt serves on the Morenci, Michigan Downtown Development Authority Board and is actively involved with the Kiwanis Club of Morenci. John is a past board member of the FPA of Northwest Ohio and currently serves as a board member of the Liberty Center/Liberty Township Joint Economic Development District. Outside of the office, Matt farms 534 acres in Northwest Ohio with his brother where they grow corn and soybeans. Karla Stanton understands the challenges families face in balancing daily life while saving for the future, so she focuses her practice on the financial goals of families while still assisting clients who are focused on retirement and other goals. Karla has been actively involved in the Northwest Ohio/Southeast Michigan communities her entire life.

About Engler, Garrow & Roth, Ltd

Engler, Garrow & Roth, Ltd. is a financial planning and wealth management firm with a focus on offering financial planning to the communities we serve. John Engler, Matthew Garrow, Timothy Roth, and Karla Stanton, all CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, have a commitment to principles put forth by the CFP Board. Each planner is registered with Sigma Financial Corporation as a registered representative and is an Investment Advisor Representative of Sigma Planning Corporation. The members of our firm have various active memberships in the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and the Society of Financial Services Professionals (SFSP). Staff members are also active in several area Chambers of Commerce, service groups, and charitable organizations. Engler, Garrow & Roth, Ltd. has a goal to partner with clients who are committed, dedicated and motivated to reaching their financial goals by collaborating with clients to develop personalized comprehensive financial plans. You can find more information by researching each planner at www.finra.org, www.adviserinfo.sec.gov, www.cfp.net and www.insurance.ohio.gov.



Qualifications CRD# 1223159
FirmCRD# 140643


Office Location 2305 Far Hills Avenue,
Dayton,
OH 
45419
Phone Number (885) 7526644

Doug Kinsey CFP®, CIMA®, AIFA® Partner Doug Kinsey is a partner in Artifex Financial Group, a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm based in Dayton, Ohio. Doug has over 25 years experience in financial services, and has been a CFP Certificant since 1999. Additionally, he holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst certifications as well as Certified Investment Management Analyst. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and also completed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Investment Management Education Program Additionally, Doug has completed post-graduate work through the Harvard Business School HBX program. Dougs passion for financial planning is rooted in investments. He read books on investing as a child and has always found the idea of learning about companies, discovering new ideas, and finding hidden values to be extremely exciting. He does not believe in the abuses of Modern Portfolio Theory or an over-reliance on statistics and indexing. Active management is not dead, but the way it is approached should be. Common sense and careful investing are what is required to be a successful investor. Artifex Financial Group was founded in 2007 by Doug and his business partner, Darren Harp. Artifex currently advises over $100,000,000 in assets and serves 180 client households and corporate pension plans. In addition to personal financial advice, AFG provides active investment management, back office solutions, process improvement strategies and employee development consulting to financial advisory firms.

About Artifex Financial Group, LLC

Artifex Financial Group is a Fee-Only Comprehensive Wealth Management firm with offices in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati Ohio. We work with our clients at any of our convenient offices or virtually wherever you are. In addition to general financial planning advice, we provide tax preparation and planning; investment management; pre-retirement readiness planning; business valuation and improvement consulting; college planning and a variety of other services. We are fiduciaries for our clients and place your interests first and foremost. Our team has a wide variety of expertise that we can put to work for you.



Qualifications CRD# 5288710
FirmCRD# 143194
Series 65


Office Location 700 Ghent Road, Suite 100,
Akron,
OH 
44333
Phone Number (330) 7770688

Bio for Kevin Kroskey, CFP, MBA: Kevin grew up in western Pennsylvania (go Steelers!) in a small steel town on the Ohio River. He worked his way through college and graduated from the University of Akron (B.A. Education and M.B.A Finance). He discovered financial services in 2002 and founded True Wealth Design in 2007. Kevin is married to Brandy (truly his better half) who he met while in grad school. They have daughter Aubrey, daughter Cameron, and a couple four-legged family members (all dogs). Kevin and his family live in Bath, Ohio and Naples, Florida. What is something most don't know about you? I worked two newspaper routes as a kid and used some of that money to start a sports card business in my teens. I started my professional career as a high school Physics teacher.

About True Wealth Design, LLC

We strive to help our clients Plan Smarter and Live Better. With our uncommon and deep expertise in... - RETIREMENT PLANNING - TAX PLANNING - INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ... we provide complete integration of your financial life, giving you the clarity and confidence to pursue your dreams while protecting your family's future.



Qualifications CRD# 2063597
FirmCRD# 174434
Series 65 (Not needed as an RIA)

Compensation/Fee Fee Only, Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 4665 Cornell Rd,
Suite 160,
Cincinnati,
OH 
45241
Phone Number (513) 9846696

As Chief Investment Officer, Dave chairs Total Wealth Planning's Investment Policy Committee and leads and manages the investment management team. He is primarily responsible for investment research, preparing and communicating Total Wealth Planning's economic and investment outlook. As Principal, Dave is responsible for investment advice, with extensive client contact and client-relationship management. He has a Master’s in Tax Law (MST) from Villanova University and is a CFP®, a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). Dave’s background and experience includes: 25+ years professional investment management and financial planning experience, including 12 years with The Vanguard Group as a senior investment advisor within the managed account service. Professional Memberships in the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), Financial Planning Association, Cincinnati Estate Planning Council, and the American Bankers Association. Serves on the Finance and Investment Committee for the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired Five-Star Advisor through Paladin Registry; 2008 Reuters Top Advisor; Bloomberg Business Week magazine, a 2011 Top 50 Most Experienced Advisors in the United States. Villanova University Bachelor of Science, Accounting Dave enjoys time with his family of three children. He coaches softball/baseball and spends time outdoors skiing, scuba diving, hiking and running.

About Total Wealth Planning LLC.

For over 30 years, our mission has been to place our clients' interests first, to provide comprehensive financial planning and investment management, and to be a premier provider of innovative and timely strategies that ensure every client meets their established lifetime objectives.



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