Providing Professional Oversight to the Financial Planning Curriculum
The Financial Planning and Wealth Management Advisory Board identifies opportunities for enhanced student and faculty development.
The board is comprised of George Mason University alumni, business professionals, individual supporters, and faculty. As a group, the board works to give back to the community; support financial education; share expertise with the next generation of leaders; create a legacy of financial literacy for unique populations such as first generation students; expand students' networks with like-minded professionals; enhance company recognition; and maintain and encourage student engagement with Mason's Certified Financial Planner Board-certified program.
Learn more about the Costello College of Business' Bachelor of Science in Business, Financial Planning and Wealth Management Concentration.
Advisory Board Chair
Partner, VLP Financial Advisors
Chair of the Financial Planning and Wealth Management Advisory BoardDaniel Lash is a partner at VLP Financial Advisors and has been active in the profession for 23 years and has developed a unique ability to talk honestly and directly to his clients, helping guide them past their short term worries and encouraging them to focus on their bigger financial picture.
Advisory Board Members
Regional Vice President, RIA Relationship Manager, Capital GroupAntonio Bass is a relationship manager at Capital Group, home of American Funds, covering RIAs, consultants and bank trusts.
Principal, Armstrong, Fleming & MooreRyan Fleming is a principal at Armstrong, Fleming & Moore, Inc. where he provides comprehensive financial planning services to individuals, couples, and business owners, including guidance on investment, retirement, tax, estate planning, and insurance.
Adjunct Faculty, Finance and Accounting
Past Chair of the Financial Planning and Wealth Management Advisory BoardJason Howell is an adjunct faculty member within the Finance and Accounting Areas in the Costello College of Business at George Mason University. He is also active with the Costello College of Business' Alumni Chapter.
CFP®, Managing Partner and Financial AdvisorFor almost 30 years, Scott has worked with individuals and families in or nearing retirement to provide comprehensive financial planning solutions that help build, manage and distribute their wealth to their next generation.
Partner, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC®
Vice Chair of the Financial Planning and Wealth Management Advisory BoardDavid is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner with more than 25 years’ experience in investment management and estate planning with a focus on advising corporate executives, business owners, multigenerational families and trustees.
Tax and Financial Analyst, PagnatoKarp
Ali Kahil is a Tax & Financial Analyst at PagnatoKarp. In this role, he provides full-cycle tax compliance for ultra-high-net-worth clientele of the multi-family office.
NexGen Board Members
Associate Wealth Advisory, Buckingham Strategic WealthCory Brooks is an Associate Wealth Advisory at Buckingham Strategic Wealth. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from George Mason University in 2018. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional designation and obtained a certificate of financial planning coursework from Northwestern University.
Senior Paraplanner, Armstrong, Fleming, & Moore, Inc.Nicolette Davicino is a Senior Paraplanner at Armstrong, Fleming, & Moore, Inc. Prior to joining AFM, she worked as a policy fellow for the Committee of Appropriations in the U.S. Senate, specializing in small business development and tax reform.
Administrative Associate, VLP Financial AdvisorsNicholas Guidos is an Administrative Associate at VLP Financial Advisors. He graduated from George Mason University’s School of Business with concentrated studies in both Finance and Financial Planning and Wealth Management.
Associate Wealth Advisory, Buckingham Strategic WealthAshley Reichert is an Associate Wealth Advisory at Buckingham Strategic Wealth. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and in marketing from George Mason University and the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional designation.
Friends of the Board
Managing Director, Mariner Wealth AdvisorsBob Glass is Managing Director at Mariner Wealth Advisors. Prior to joining Mariner Wealth Advisors, Bob was the director of Washington, D.C. region for The Mather Group.
Associate Financial Advisor, Bogart WealthPatrick Marcinko is an Associate Financial Advisor at Bogart Wealth. Prior to joining Bogart Wealth, Patrick began his career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Senior Wealth Advisor, XML Financial GroupLauren is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional committed to helping her clients on their life journeys with thorough financial planning.
Founder, VISTA Wealth Strategies LLCJudy L. Redpath specializes in working with entrepreneurs, business owners, professionals and their families, overseeing their family finances, focusing on the accumulation, distribution, preservation and strategic transfer of wealth.
Partner and CEO, FJY Financial, LLCJon P. Yankee, MBA, CFP®, co-founded FJY Financial in January of 2006 with Marjorie Fox. In addition to his duties as a Partner and Senior Financial Advisor, as Chief Executive Officer Jon leads the strategic direction of the firm, and the development and implementation of its well-known human capital strategy.