Pete, a Certified Financial Planner® and Certified Wealth Strategist®, spent the first half of his career as a civil servant, supporting the United States submarine force as a design engineer and project leader. Because of that experience, Pete has a special interest in working with federal employees and the military. He is an Independent Advisor Representative of First Financial Advisory Services, Inc., a Registered Representative with First Allied Securities, Inc., an independent securities broker/dealer, and an independent insurance agent. He is also the owner of RC Associates LLC, a privately owned non-CPA Accounting and Tax Preparation service. Pete is a Trustee of the Westerly Library, a Fellow of the Severn Leadership Group, and past President of the Rotary Club of the Stoningtons.