Craig Horner has over 20 years’ experience in the financial planning industry. Craig is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and has Chartered Financial Consultant status, previously with American Express Financial Advisors during his 15 years there. He received the Mentzer Academic Scholarship to study math and music at the University of Iowa and subsequently taught computer music at the college level. Craig is also a member of Mensa.
Craig focuses on estate and business and succession planning, helping clients to establish charitable trusts, Family Foundations, ILITs, GRATs, and FLPs. Having a special needs child, he became an expert in Special Needs Trusts and the accompanying planning. He also worked with businesses in setting up qualified plans and executive compensation arrangements.
Craig served three terms on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Financial Planning and has belonged to the Planned Giving Roundtable since 1989. He’s served on the planned-giving boards of ten charitable organizations. He has frequently been quoted in articles and has made numerous presentations regarding retirement, financial and estate planning.
Craig plays the piano professionally several times a week with his wife Deborah on sax and flute. He is an accomplished runner and routinely wins his age class in local 5k and 10k running events.