Social Security planning is both an area of specialty and passion for Brian. For more than 10 years, Brian has trained hundreds of fellow professionals and guided thousands of investors towards better retirement by helping to increase Social Security benefits. As a Certified Financial Planner ™, Accredited Investment Fiduciary ®, Retirement Income Certified Professional® and Certified Life Underwriter®, Brian brings a wealth of insights on Social Security, financial planning, and overall market knowledge. Prior to joining HPK, Brian enjoyed 25 years of success as a representative at several large asset management firms where financial advisors were his clients. He now has the opportunity to implement on your behalf some of the most successful strategies he learned (and taught) nationwide. A graduate of Boston College, Brian was raised in Washington, PA and now resides in Carnegie, PA with his wife and three children.