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Steve Seward | CFP®, MSFS, CFS®, CES, RICP®

Owner, Founder
513-906-8838

When planning your financial future, it is important that you work with a financial planner who has the experience and education to help you navigate today's financial markets. As owner and founder of Lifepoint Financial Solutions, Steve has assisted numerous individuals, families and business owners in developing plans to achieve their financial goals.

Steve is an individual financial planner with more than 25 years of experience.  He began his career in financial services after completing his bachelor’s degree in finance at the University of Toledo.  After several years of success, Steve felt that his clients would be best served by starting a firm that would reflect his own values and philosophies.  Steve specializes in a number of areas including retirement planning, investing in stocks, bonds and mutual funds, and life and long-term care insurance. Qualifications and licenses Steve has obtained include:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP ® ) - College for Financial Planning, Denver, CO
  • Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) - Institute of Business and Finance, La Jolla, CA
  • Retirement Income Certified Professional®( RICP®) -The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Bachelor of Business Administration specializing in Finance (BBA)  - University of Toledo
  • Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) - Institute of Business and Finance, La Jolla, CA
  • Certified Estate and Trust Specialist (CES) - Institute of Business and Finance, La Jolla, CA
  • Certified Income Specialist (CIS) - Institute of Business and Finance, La Jolla, CA

Steve enjoys golf, camping, boating, and spending time with friends and family.  Steve's primary office is located in the Mason office, but also schedules meeting in the downtown Cincinnati location at 5th/Main as well as the AurGroup Financial Credit Union West Chester branch.

Eric Albright | CFS®

Senior Vice President
513-906-8649

Eric has been a Financial Advisor assisting individuals, families, and business owners for over 17 years and is a valuable guide in wealth management at Lifepoint Financial Solutions. He uses integrated asset allocation with a focus on investing with a lower overall cost than his peers in the industry.  Eric specializes in retirement planning, life and long-term care insurance, and fee-based investing using ETF’s, stocks, and mutual funds.

Eric began his career in financial services after completing his bachelor’s degree in financial planning at Ball State University.  His qualifications and licenses include:

  • Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®) - Institute of Business and Finance, La Jolla, CA. 
  • Registered Representative of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.
  • Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., A Registered Investment Advisor
  • State of Ohio life and health insurance license
  • FINRA Series 66 and Series 7 (General Securities representative)

Eric resides in Loveland, OH with his wife and son.  He enjoys spending time with family and friends, is a sports addict, and is a die-hard fan of the Chicago Cubs.   Eric's primary office is in the Mason office but also meets with members in the AurGroup Financial Credit Union branch located in West Chester, OH.

Amy R Barkalow CFS®

Chief Operations Officer
513-906-8838

Amy has been working in the financial services industry for more than 20 years and is part of the founding team at Lifepoint Financial Solutions.  She handles the behind the scenes duties, administrative and business operations for Lifepoint Financial Solutions.  She also performs client account service, schedule management, marketing, compliance documentation, technical support, account trading, and the preparation of the growing multitude of forms that are required in today’s financial services world.   

Amy began her career in the financial services industry as a regional office business processor in 1996 and has worked closely with Steve since 1998.  Her qualifications and licenses include:

  • Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®) - Institute of Business and Finance, La Jolla, CA. 
  • Registered Representative of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.
  • Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., A Registered Investment Advisor
  • Operations Advisory Council member – Cambridge Investment Research, Inc 
  • State of Ohio life and health insurance license
  • AHIP Medicare certification
  • FINRA Series 63 and Series 7 (General Securities representative)

In addition, she offers Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement insurance plans for residents of Ohio and Kentucky.

Amy resides in Mason with her husband of over 34 years, enjoys traveling, camping and boating in the summer and spending time with her family, friends and her Cocker Spaniel Duke.  Amy's office is located at 3611 Socialville Foster RD. Suite 102, Mason, OH 45040.


 

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