A United States Army veteran, Jeff had a distinguished 25-year military career, attaining the rank of chief warrant officer 4. He served as a specialist in aviation maintenance and as a test pilot in several Army units, including the 160th Special Operations Aviation Group. A graduate of Embry Riddle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Maintenance, Jeff holds Series 6, 63, 65 and 26 securities licenses plus state life, health and property-and-casualty insurance licenses. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association and Financial Services Institute. As a First Command Financial Advisor, Jeff advocates time-tested financial principles, including disciplined, long-term saving and investing, careful debt management, and a thoughtful insurance strategy to manage financial risk. Through a values-centered approach to financial planning and a client-first philosophy, Jeff is committed to helping his clients plan confidently for the future and to accompanying them on their financial journey. Married with five children and twelve grandchildren, Jeff is a member of the Anchorage and Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, the Association of the United States Army (Polar Bear Chapter) and Knights of Columbus, St. Raphaels Council. He enjoys boating and fishing in the summer and is active in community projects. Periodically I post information regarding my employer First Command Financial Services and the social media usage guidelines that apply to First Command also apply to my pages. Please view them here: https://www.firstcommand.com/social-media-guidelines/