John is a registered representative of LPL Financial where he is recognized as a leader in retirement plan consulting through his position in the firm’s Retirement Partners Group. John is also a member of the LPL Advisor Council. John entered the retirement planning business in 1984 as a consultant with a major insurance company. His expertise in retirement plan design, plan operations, investment monitoring, and employee education is the foundation for the customized strategies that LHD Retirement has become known for.
John graduated from Iowa State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture business finance. He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®) designee, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®), a member of the Global Leadership Council, and has earned the CEFEX** certification from the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence.
John and his wife Laura have three children: Joe, Amanda, and Sydney. John is active in his community as well as in his children’s schools.
*Retirement Partners Group is a network of advisors associated with LPL
** CEFEX certification for advisory services provided through the LPL Financial Retirement Plan Consulting Program. LHD Retirement and LPL Financial are not affiliated with CEFEX.