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About Kevin Pohmer
Kevin Pohmer is the President of Financial Guard, the premier fixed fee “online” investment advisor (Roboadvisor) in America. By leveraging technology and delivering services digitally, Financial Guard provides its clients professional, unbiased, and transparent financial advice for a fraction of the price of your traditional human advisor. Kevin’s leadership has been paramount to the success of Financial Guard. As President and CEO, Kevin’s chief responsibilities include directing the firm’s overall direction, distribution strategy, product development, sales and marketing efforts, and compliance. Kevin’s efforts are geared towards making Financial Guard’s technology accessible to every American seeking assistance and guidance with their investments. Pohmer and Financial Guard have been featured in various publications such as Bloomberg, Huffington Post, and The Business Journals.
Kevin approaches his work with a perspective gained from tremendous experience. Before leading Financial Guard, Kevin contributed significantly to JPMorgan’s Worldwide Securities Services division. Over the course of his 14 year career at JPMorgan Chase Bank he rose to Executive Director and was the leading Institutional Sales Executive within their Pension Sales Group. Throughout his career he held many different positions and earned a variety of internal honors, including the Chairman’s Circle Award in 2010 and 2011. In 2014, he was selected by ExecRank as one of the top 250 Sales Executives in the country. Kevin has established himself as an industry expert when it comes to Retirement, Investments, and Financial Technology and is an active speaker at industry forums and universities throughout the United States.
Kevin earned his undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Law from Binghamton University. Alongside his academics, Kevin played Varsity Basketball for Binghamton University. Kevin received his MBA from Ohio State University and completed Columbia University’s BCI program.
During the merger of JPMorgan Chase and Bank One in 2005, Kevin a life long New Yorker, relocated with his wife Sarah to Columbus, Ohio. The Pohmer’s settled well and are now raising four beautiful daughters in Ohio. In addition, Kevin has become a leader in the Columbus business community and sits on the Small Business Council of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.