For this year’s finalists for Advisor of the Year, each path is unique, but they all wound up in a similar universe—as men who have found success at every level. They are solid producers, but that’s not enough. They also are linchpins of their communities, treat their clients like family and, finally, they have a great story to tell.
BRIAN ADAIR After working in his family’s health-care agency, Brian Adair saw firsthand the need for proper financial planning.
MARTY HIGGINS He once built houses. Now, he builds the blueprint for his clients’ golden years.
CHUCK LAYMAN For Chuck Layman, a second-generation advisor and father to an advisor, creating a family environment is the key to the firm’s success.