Livingston, N.J. (PRWEB) January 31, 2007
Michael Kay, President of Financial Focus, LLC , announced that Hugues Rivard joined the Livingston, New Jersey-based firm as a Financial Life Planner on January 4, 2007. With more than 12 years of experience as a financial services professional, Mr. Rivard will contribute to Financial Focus' rapid growth, and will provide comprehensive financial life planning services to its existing clients.
Mr. Kay said, "I am delighted to welcome Hugues to Financial Focus. His strong experience as a financial planning professional, and more importantly, his approach to Financial Life Planning, are invaluable additions to our practice. We truly share this vision of an integrated, full-service approach to planning one's financial future." Mr. Kay concluded, "In the past months, Financial Focus has solidified its niche as the only true Financial Life Planning firm in Northern New Jersey, and one of the few in the country. With Hugues' support, we will intensify our thrust to become the most innovative, customer-focused financial services firm in the industry."
Prior to joining Financial Focus, LLC, Mr. Rivard spent more than six years as a Private Client Manager at Assante Global Advisors/Loring Ward Capital Management, in New York and Los Angeles. He provided life management services to high-net worth individuals, including financial planning and portfolio management, insurance planning, wealth transfer and charitable giving. He also brings financial services experience as an investment banker with CIBC Wood Gundy in Montreal, and Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York. He earned his M.B.A. in finance and organizational behavior from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and his B.A. in mathematical economics from Colgate University.
Mr. Rivard said, "I am delighted to join Michael Kay and his team at Financial Focus, in what presents itself as a unique and entrepreneurial career opportunity." He concluded, "My excitement comes from the firm's commitment to Financial Life Planning as the cornerstone to planning one's preferred financial future. I am looking forward to expanding the firm's roster of clients and further enhancing its level of service to affluent clients in the New York metropolitan area and around the country."
About Financial Focus, LLC
Financial Focus, LLC is a Livingston, New Jersey-based Financial Life Planning firm. The firm's president, Michael Kay, is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) practitioner, a CPA, and a CSA, who has worked as an executive in the financial industry since 1976. Mr. Kay teaches in the CFP program in Taxation at New York University, also teaches at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Madison, NJ, campus, and is an expert in the areas of financial and tax planning, personal investment strategy and wealth management. He is a registered representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc., Member, NASD/SIPC.