John is the founder and owner of Beacon Wealth Management. He specializes in helping entrepreneurs, professional practitioners, and retirees overcome the 5 major challenges facing affluent families. As a trusted and friendly financial partner, John delivers a collaborative client experience that empowers and guides people to reach a greater purpose for their wealth and pursue their financial dreams. He understands the multifaceted set of financial worries people face as they become more successful and get within 15 years of retirement. John is well-regarded throughout the business community for his expertise. He has appeared as an expert guest on the "Brian Tracy Show" and "Hollywood live with Jack Canfield", is the co-author of the book, Masters of Success with Brian Tracy, is the host of the WDTV News 5 segment, "Solutions 4 Financial Independence", and has conducted hundreds of educational events on Retirement and Investment Advisory, Tax Reduction, and Wealth Transfer Planning. These include many Universities, Federal Employees, Professional Associations, Large Energy and Utility companies throughout the state of WV. With more than two decades of experience, John is credentialed as a Certified Wealth Strategist, Accredited Investment Fiduciary, Certified Estate Planner, Chartered Federal Employee Benefits Consultant, Professional Plan Consultant, and Registered Financial Consultant. He is also a past member of Ed Slott's Master Elite IRA Study Group. A native of Weston, West Virginia, John served in the United States Air Force prior to becoming a Wealth Advisor.