Paul founded Prosperity Advisory Group in 1989 and has worked in the securities industry since 1980. He has confidently made a career of helping clients get fit to retire through insightful financial guidance. His passion is reflected in the industry recognitions he has received: awards like the Financial Times 400 Top Advisor from 2015-2018*. Paul also has industry membership such as: Forbes Finance Council, Cetera Advisors President's Advisory Council, Barron's Top Teams, Investment News for Retirement Income Summit, Financial Tech Think Tank and Advisors Panel for the Insured Retirement Institute.
Paul has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ since 1994. He is a member of the Financial Services Institute, and a former board member of the local chapters of the Institute for Certified Financial Advisors and the Financial Planning Association. He is also a former adjunct professor for the College for Financial Planning. Paul is a contributing author of the book, “100 Ways to Get Fit to Retire”.
In addition to his role as CEO and Financial Advisor at Prosperity Advisory Group, Paul also founded and serves as CEO of the Prosperity Network of Advisors, a local registered representative supervisory branch that supports over 140 independent financial professionals who serve clients in 49 states.
Paul is the founding director of Living Waters Canoe Ministry, and spends many summer weekends canoeing with Scouts, families and church groups. He served on the Board of Directors for Overland Park Regional and Christian Youth Theater. He is also a founding Board Member for UP Global and Mission Southside. Paul serves on the District Committee for Soaring Eagle District BSA. Paul is proudest of his wife, Julie, and his four adult sons, Riley, Jackson, Carter and Truman.
*The Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors is an independent listing produced by the Financial Times. The FT 400 is based on data gathered from firms and verified by broker-dealer home offices, regulatory disclosures, and the FT's research. The listing reflects each advisor's performance in six primary areas. The factors are: 1. Assets Under Management; 2. AUM growth rate; 3. Years of experience; 4. Compliance record; 5. Industry certifications; 6. Online accessibility. Neither the brokerages nor the advisors pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 400. Listing in this publication and/or award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client.