Zach Hurst CFP®

Director, Financial Planning

Zach Hurst is the Director of Financial Planning for our partner, Valmark Financial Group. In his role, he is responsible for aspects of design, marketing and implementation of Valmark’s unique financial planning processes. He oversees a team that assists with accumulation, income distribution and legacy planning through various processes designed to best meet the unique needs of clients.  Mr. Hurst earned a BSBA in Financial Services from The University of Akron, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional and holds Series 7, 24 and 66 registrations. Additionally, he holds Ohio Life, Health, Accident and Variable Life Insurance licenses and is a Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®). In 2014, he was recognized for Outstanding Work and Accomplishment in the Field of Financial Planning from The University of Akron’s Finance Advisory Board. Mr. Hurst has also presented on financial planning topics at Valmark’s Member Summit, as well as at various College of Business courses and panels with the University of Akron. He has been quoted in an Investment News article titled, “What Advisors Need to Know About Popular Long-Term-Care Products.”