John D. Seitzer, CFP, CFA
John D. Seitzer is the President and Founder of Everest Wealth Management, a premier financial planning and investment management firm. After seeing the need for independent financial advisors with extensive investment experience, John founded his company to pursue his passion of helping individuals achieve their financial goals. He has worked in the financial industry since 1989, including over 11 years for a leading mutual fund company where he was Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Prior to this, he was a Senior Tax Specialist with a large, international accounting firm.
John graduated magna cum laude from Kansas State University with a dual major in finance and accounting. Additionally, he obtained his MBA from Indiana University, a top-ten MBA program as designated by BusinessWeek magazine at that time, with an emphasis in finance and investments; he graduated in the top 10% of his class.
In addition to extensive education and experience, John has achieved the designations of Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Charted Financial Analyst (CFA), and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), but he is not currently a licensed, practicing CPA. He has been recognized in a wide range of publications including Money Magazine, Newsweek, Kiplinger's, USA Today, Investors Business Daily, Wall Street Journal and Employee Benefits News.
John lives in Leawood, Kansas with his wife and four children. He enjoys weightlifting, coaching youth soccer and reading and is actively involved at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church.
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“I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles: the character of an Honest Man.” ~ George Washington