Brendan was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania but grew up in the Clearwater/Tampa area. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Central Florida with a focus on social science. He has since earned his Series 7, Series 24, Series 66 and Life Insurance and Variable Annuity licenses. He has completed the requirements to receive the designation of a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) and is also a member of the Investments & Wealth Institute. Prior to joining GFA Financial Group, LLC, Brendan worked for Transamerica. He held various positions over his 14 plus year tenure at Transamerica with most of his responsibilities revolving around investment management. His experience and professionalism make him a key member of our team. Brendan is married to Rachel and they have two children.