Louis Barajas, CFP®, has 30+ years of experience in the profession. As a business and wealth manager, author, and a national speaker to boot, he had lots of insight to share in our newest episode of YAFPNW. Alexandria and Louis discuss his background, the profession, his pro bono work, and much more.
Ready to be inspired? This week on YAFPNW, we talk to Soraya Morris, lead trainer at financial planning software firm Envestnet MoneyGuide and jill-of-all-trades. Soraya and I talked about what she does at Envestnet MoneyGuide, her education and career journey, and what you can usually find her doing when she’s not working.
Emily Purdon, CFP®, EA. is a Financial Planning and Process Coach at XY Planning Network. In this episode, Emily discussed the importance of advocating for yourself in your career, the many paths of financial planning, and how to elevate a firm through onboarding. She also shares insights on trends in the profession and their impacts.
Kevin Clark, CFP®, Central Ohio NexGen Director, is currently working for Ameriprise as a Certified Financial Planner™. In this episode, he shares how he “fell backwards” into a career in financial planning, how he started his career at a call center, and why different personality types in the financial planning profession are so important.
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.
Preston Cherry, MS, CFP®, is the founder and president of Concurrent Financial Planning Center, LLC, as well as mentor and soon-to-be author. In this episode, he talks about his career goals, starting his virtual firm, mentoring NexGen financial planners, and the winding road that has been his career.