Russell W. Ketron, CFP® has been helping clients make intelligent, informed and healthy financial and life planning decisions since 1972. Russ has offered Financial Planning Services through Ketron Financial, LLC since 1999. He provides independent Advisory services and securities as a Registered Principal through Western International Securities, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. Ketron Financial, LLC and Western International Securities, Inc. are separate and unaffiliated entities. Russ earned his CFP ® (Certified Financial Planner Licensee) designation from the College for Financial Planning in 1977. Russ has taught investment courses at Santa Rosa JC, Sierra Nevada College, the College of Marin and was an accredited instructor for the Center for Continuing Education for CPA’s and CFP’s.
A Financial Planning Association member in good standing since 1973, Russ is a past president of the North Bay Financial Planning Associations (IAFP & ICFP). He is a recipient of the Churchill C. Peters award for “Excellence in Financial Planning”. Russ has served on a mutual fund board and is a contributing author of the financial resource books, Wealth Enhancement & Preservation and Giving. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Novato, Past Rotary District 5150 Governor and a 2016 recipient of a Service Award for a Polio Free World for the Americas. A Silver Beaver and Silver Wolf recipient, Russ currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Endowment Funds for the Marin Council BSA.