Neil Brown currently advises clients at Burkett Financial Services (BFS) on a wide variety of personal financial planning issues, including distributions, retirement, income tax, insurance, education, investments, and estate tax. Prior to joining BFS, Mr. Brown headed the financial planning department at a large fee-only financial planning firm. Prior to that, he was a senior consultant with the Carolinas Financial Counseling Services Practice of Deloitte and Touché, where he spent the majority of his time advising executives and employees of a Fortune 500 company on retirement, insurance, investment, income, and estate planning. In addition to his membership in several CPA and financial planner organizations, Mr. Brown was also the Program Coordinator for the CFP ® Certification Education Programs at Midlands Technical College and the University of South Carolina, as well as a national instructor for Keir Educational Resources' CFP ® review. He has also been quoted in and authored articles for various financial-planning publications. Mr. Brown received both his bachelor's degree in business and his Master of Accountancy from the University of South Carolina.