Ian Harvey, CFP®
Ian Harvey is a Certified Financial Planner™ excited about the future of the profession. After graduating from the financial planning program at Virginia Tech, Ian began working as an associate planner first in Pennsylvania and then in New York City. Today, he works as a financial planner in the Big Apple, where he’s focused on strategic planning for his firm’s clients. He is also highly involved in FPA’s NexGen efforts, where he has served as President-Elect, President, and Chair.
As a host for You’re a Financial Planner, Now What? Ian is driven to learn from other people’s perspectives. He wants to know who they are, where they are today, and the paths they went down to get there. He enjoys interviewing a diverse group of guests from all career paths within the profession, as he believes that everyone has something to bring to the table. By sharing new stories, ideas, and experiences, Ian is helping the YAFPNW podcast educate the next generation of planners to be the best they can be.
In this episode, we were lucky enough to host financial management consultant Tyrone Ross, Jr. He talks about the current state of the profession in terms of diversity and education, as well as the changes we can make for a successful future.
Brent Weiss, CFP®, ChFC®, is the Chief Evangelist and one of the founding members of Facet Wealth. During this episode, he shares his passion for increasing access to financial planning, the importance of finding your niche as a CFP® professional, and how we can work together to redefine wealth management.
Marina Rodriguez, CFP®, shares her career path from banking and insurance to investments and back to banking. Her story reminds all of us that it doesn’t matter if your financial planning career is a straight path or a winding one — all roads lead to Rome.
In this episode, Molly Balunek gives action items for financial planners to take when they’re looking to be the best CFP® professional – whether they want to develop a career track at their firm or eventually start their own business.
Adam Werner, CFP®, CPWA®, is a wealth advisor and Vice President of EP Wealth Advisors. In this episode, Adam joins Ian Harvey, CFP® to discuss the best ways to pursue leadership opportunities both inside and outside of the office. They also explore how to approach firm owners about ownership conversations and what to expect when you become a partner.
Valerie Adelman is a career changer at heart. In this episode, she guides fellow career changers through how to navigate the switch to financial planning. She walks us through her experience with prospecting, networking, growing two different financial service businesses, and how to leverage your past experiences to succeed in the financial planning profession.
In this episode, Autumn and Jude go over their own experience with the hiring process, and how other advisors can successfully grow their teams in their own practices. They cover the tips and tricks that made their working relationship successful from the get-go, and the mistakes that many advisors fall into when hiring that can hurt the career progression of their new hire as well as the success of their firm.
Yusuf Abugideiri, CFP®, is a Partner and Senior Financial Planner at Yeske Buie®. In this episode, he explores his own career growth, how he has both managed up, and managed employees, and how he’s grown as a financial planner through intentional mentorship.
In this episode, Suzie Eyrich, CFP®, is shares her experiences at both an RIA and a bank that leads with financial planning. She also shows us how to grow your experience as a new planner and the best ways to confidently (and respectfully) advocate for yourself and the career you want.
Brent Beene, CFP®, MS and Matt Masterson, CFP®, CPWA®, are both wealth advisors at Regent Atlantic – a financial planning practice in New York. Whether you’re a new planner who is looking to learn more about how to find a firm with cultivated career tracks, or you’re a firm owner who wants to implement a similar system in your own practice – this episode is a must-listen!
Today we’re introducing our three new #YAFPNW hosts! Ian Harvey, Alexandria Davis, and Matt Fizell, all bring unique perspectives to the table – and we’re thrilled to have them with us this year.
Ian Harvey, CFP(R) shares how important it is to find a firm culture that fits who you are and what you value. He shares his career journey through excellent firms to find the one that was the right fit for him. Ian also outlined how he thinks through working with Millennial clients and how important it is to build a solid business case.