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Certified Financial Planner™, Certified Retirement Counselor®, Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠, Chartered Federal Employee Benefits Consultant℠
The "Not-So-Professional" Bio
A native of Northern California, Matt grew up with an appreciation for family, community, and hard work. Matt's personal mission: Live a compelling vision, balance work and family, celebrate and have fun!
Married to his best friend, Matt and Jill have three adult children that reside in Texas, Florida, and California. They encouraged their children to spread their wings and fly... and fly they have!
Math was Matt's least favorite subject in school. English was his favorite. Music was his passion. Matt continues to sing on occasion and still wonders, what if the Hokey Pokey IS really what it's all about?
Early in his adult life, Matt moonlighted as a professional Disc Jockey. In fact, Matt's first dance with his wife Jill occurred at a party she hired him for! Now, 30+ years later... they're still dancing!
Matt has a history of helping young women pursue success in the sport of fastpitch softball and in life. Character, not talent, determines one’s destiny. Talent will get you to first base, but character will get you home.
The Professional Bio
Matt is founder of Etzler Financial Advisors, LLC and for more than 30 years, has helped to shape the well-being of others by providing seasoned guidance and solutions.
Matt values education as a way to better serve others and has earned the following designations:
Matt’s dedication as a professional advisor carries over to the community as well. Over the years, his leadership has touched a number of community organizations including service as a governing member for both an elementary and secondary school district, an arts council, county fair, city commission, and various youth organizations.
Maison Etzler, FPQP®
Born in Northern California, Maison was raised to believe that anything in life that you want you can achieve through hard work and perseverance. Admittedly a dreamer, Maison is not afraid to make mistakes in pursuit of his dreams. He loves living spontaneously and in 2014, Maison packed up all of his possessions and drove across the country in his "99" Chevy Lumina to create a life in Orlando, Florida without a job or a home.
Still a resident of Florida, Maison enjoys sunshine year around and spending time on the beach with his friends and his four-legged child, Thaddeus. Maison also enjoys recording podcasts, playing video-games, and a good debate regarding any subject he is passionate about.
Maison's work experience includes positions with American Express, the Walt Disney Company, and Best Buy. Maison obtained the Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ (FPQP®) designation and uses his analytical and problem-solving skills to support the financial planning process and client deliverables.
Karen was born and raised in rural Alabama. (Roll Tide!) At a young age she learned that giving and serving others with a kind and loving heart is what life is truly about. Although Karen has lived in many cities, towns, and communities, she never left Alabama. It is truly her “Home Sweet Home.”
Karen grew up around farms with fields of cotton, corn, and hay, where her family grew their own food and shared with friends and neighbors in the community. Karen prefers the rural area over living in a city or town. After all, she is a down to earth country girl.
During her free time, Karen delights in gardening, crafting, cooking, and spending time with her daughter, family, and friends.
Karen enjoys working and serving others and brings over twenty years of experience working in the financial industry.
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