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Brian Hood, CFP®

Partner & Financial Advisor

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Meet Brian J. Hood, a distinguished partner at Legacy Financial Group with a wealth of experience in financial planning and investment management spanning back to 1988. Brian’s career has been marked by a deep commitment to helping individuals pursue their financial goals through meticulous management of their cash flow, taxes, investments, and insurance.

Brian’s passion for his work is evident as he describes the comprehensive and organized process that Legacy offers to clients. His enthusiasm shines through as he emphasizes the importance of tailoring financial strategies to align with each client’s unique aspirations and needs.

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, Brian places great value on the freedom of thought when it comes to investment selection and philosophy. His dedication to his clients is unwavering, and he strives to deliver truly personalized solutions that align with their best interests.

Brian’s expertise extends beyond client relationships as he brings his advisory experience into the classroom. He is a recognized speaker and is frequently invited to conduct educational workshops for major employers and their employees across Iowa, as well as for several professional organizations. His commitment to financial education underscores his belief in empowering individuals with the knowledge they need to make informed financial decisions.

Outside of his professional life, Brian finds relaxation and adventure in various pursuits. He hones his skills as a pilot, taking to the skies to explore new horizons. Spending quality time with his family is a cherished priority, and he revels in participating in a wide range of outdoor activities. Brian and his wife, Kim, along with their three daughters, call the Des Moines area home.

Brian’s role as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional comes with a fiduciary responsibility to always act in his clients’ best interests, adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards in financial planning. His academic journey began with an Associate Degree in Business Administration & Financial Management from the American Institute of Business in Des Moines, Iowa.

In summary, Brian’s extensive experience, unwavering dedication to client success, and commitment to financial education make him a highly respected figure in the field of financial planning. His multifaceted interests, including aviation, family, and outdoor adventures, highlight the richness of his life and his genuine love for helping others achieve financial well-being.