Importance of Credentials

Committed to being the premier provider of trusted financial solutions.

Most investment planners are merely required to be licensed. At SNBT we strive for excellence, which means having the most experience and education under our belts. Our Retirement Experts voluntarily submit to a rigorous certification process that includes demanding education, examination, experience, and ethical requirements.

Higher education expands our primary goal of having the most qualified professional team focused on your interests and ensuring you meet you life goals. We make it a priority to go above and beyond to ensure we are providing you with superior advice and personalized service.


This number of credentialed financial advisors is unmatched in our region, setting SNBT apart for delivering world-class investment solutions.

  • 7 Certified Trust & Fiduciary Advisors (CTFA)
  • 7 Certified IRA Services Professionals (CISP)
  • 3 Certified Financial Planner™ Professionals
  • Paul Aftanas, CFP® • Sam Hofer, CFP® • Michael J. Kolasa CFP®
  • 1 Attorneys
  • 2 Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) Professionals
  • 1 Accredited Investment Fiduciary
  • 1 CFA Charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst)
  • 1 Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy (CAP)
  • 1 Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)
  • 1 Chartered Advisor in Senior Living® (CASL®)
  • 1 Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®)
  • 1 Long-Term Care Professional (LTCP)

Helping You Achieve Your Financial Vision

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