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Meet the Founders
Kathy Nolan, CRPC® Founding Member | Wealth Management Advisor
Kathleen Nolan, CRPC®, is the President and founder of Family Focus Financial Group, which she started in 2007 with her son, Sean. For more than 40 years, Kathy has dedicated herself to helping others write the next chapter of their lives by guiding individuals and families toward a financial plan that matches their personal and family values. Kathy started her career on Wall Street in 1976, obtained her insurance license in 1991, and passed the Series 65 exam to become an Investment Adviser Representative in 2009. Kathy also holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® (CRPC) designation. By creating retirement strategies that are straightforward, tailored to clients’ individual needs and designed to help provide them with lifetime income in retirement, Kathy and her team help retirees and pre-retirees achieve the independent retirements they deserve.
Kathy recognizes that in today’s investment world, a team approach is the best way to help you protect and manage your life savings. She has the ultimate respect for the years of hard work it takes to acquire one’s wealth.
Kathy has always been especially passionate about empowering other women to become engaged in their financial lives. She also hosts informational seminars at local universities, where she shares retirement planning tips with members of her community.
Forbes Ranks Kathy Nolan as a Top Financial Security Professional
At a time when wealth planning and preservation are essential, Family Focus Financial Group President and Co-Founder Kathy Nolan is more dedicated than ever to helping her clients find the financial confidence they deserve.
In July 2023, Kathy was recognized as a Top Financial Security Professional by Forbes and SHOOK Research. She was ranked No. 32 out of over 1,000 Top Financial Security Professionals.*
*Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals 2023 is a ranking of financial professionals conducted by Forbes through the SHOOK evaluation process. To be considered by Forbes, Kathy Nolan was nominated by an insurance carrier she sells annuities through. Financial Security Professional (FSP) refers to professionals who are properly licensed to sell life insurance and annuities. FSP may also hold other credentials and licenses which would allow them to offer investments and securities products through those licenses. References to security refer only to the benefits of insurance products, not to investments. Insurance products are backed by the financial strength and claims paying ability of the issuing carrier. For more information on the FSP Ranking visit this link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rjshook/2023/07/26/methodology-americas-top-financial-security-professionals-2023/?sh=16bf84293aef
Sean Nolan Founding Member | Wealth Management Advisor
Sean Nolan is a Founding Member and Wealth Management Advisor of Family Focus Financial Group. He has been with the company since its establishment in 2007, when he opened the Wall, New Jersey office with Kathy Nolan. After servicing clients in New Jersey for 15 years, Sean successfully opened a new branch in Bluffton, South Carolina to continue servicing current clients who moved to the area along with new clients in greater Hilton Head, SC.
In addition, Sean is a licensed insurance professional. He not only focuses on assisting clients with their insurance needs, but as Wealth Management Advisor he is able to provide investment advisory services to his clients. He also has a huge role in day-to-day activities, from marketing and operations to human resources. Giving clients confidence is what Sean and Family Focus Financial Group strives for. That is why Sean feels the need to make sure his standards are in place at every part of the business, from the top down.
Something that sets Sean and the FFFG team apart from other financial advisors is that they take the time to truly get to know the families and individuals they serve, so they can be there for them in times of need and celebration.
As a father of three, one of Sean’s favorite activities is spending time with his children. Sean is an avid art creator and he also enjoys traveling, playing music and surfing in his free time.
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