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Qualified Financial Advisors in Dayton, Ohio
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Shon Anderson
Anderson Financial Strategies
2500 Stratacache Tower,
Dayton, OH  45423
(937) 610-9388
Doug Kinsey
Artifex Financial Group, LLC
2305 Far Hills Avenue,
Dayton, OH  45419
(885) 752-6644
Matt Meister
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
10100 Innovation Drive,
Miamisburg, OH  45342
(937) 431-1925

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Dayton

Qualifications CRD# 5276913
FirmCRD# 290343
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, 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# 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# 5315534
FirmCRD# 104510

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 10100 Innovation Drive,
Suite 160,
Miamisburg,
OH 
45342
Phone Number (937) 4311925

As a financial planner since 2006, I do so much more than help my clients with their investments. I focus on what they hope to achieve and help them get there with a plan that enables them to work toward their long-term goals. Outside of work, I enjoy travelling to new destinations around the globe and listening to live music.

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.



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