John is Vice President of Forney Financial Solutions, LLC and Branch Manager for the Raymond James Financial Services office. He majored in Insurance at Penn State University from 1966 to 1970. John holds his Series 7, 24, 51, 63 and 65 licenses, as well as his health and life insurance license. In addition, he has the professional designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) and has over 40 years in the pension business. John is a 31 year member of The Institute of Management Accountants and has been a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors for 36 years where he was the Pennsylvania Association president in 1995. John is also a 5 year member of the Financial Services Institute and has also served on the Altoona Redevelopment Authority currently holding the position of secretary. He serves on various other local organization boards and committees including the American Cancer Society, Altoona Rotary, Blair Count Arts Foundation and Symphony. He has worked with hundreds of business owners assisting them with personal and business financial planning.