Gary J. Deardorff, CFP®, EA
Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner CFP®, Enrolled Agent
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner: Gary has completed a comprehensive course of study through the College for Financial Planning. To maintain the CFP® certification Gary must complete a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education every two years and commit to the CFP® Board's strict Code of Ethics and Practice Standards.
To better serve his clients Gary has also achieved Enrolled Agent (EA) status. Enrolled agents are the only federally licensed tax practitioners and they have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS. An EA is required to perform 30 hours of continuing education every year with six of those hours devoted to ethics.
Gary resides in Glendale, Arizona with his wife, Laurel. They have been married since 1971 and have five children, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. Gary and Laurel are members of The Gideon’s International and their local church. Gary is a runner and he is ‘always’ training for the next Marathon and he hopes to qualify to run the Boston Marathon.
CFP, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully completed the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Kyle D. O'Brien, EA