Ron Carson is founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, with nearly $6 billion in assets under advisement. He also founded Carson Institutional Advisory and Peak Advisor Alliance—partnership and coaching programs, respectively, for financial advisors—and co-founded both registered-investor advisor study group aRIA and consulting firm Advisor Growth Strategies. He is also a registered principal at LPL Financial.
A certified financial planner, certified fund specialist and chartered financial consultant with more than 30 years' experience, Carson authored "Tested in the Trenches" and co-authored The New York Times best-seller "Avalanche: The 9 Principles for Uncovering True Wealth."
Active in philanthropy, Carson founded the nonprofit Dreamweaver Foundation, fulfilling end-of-life wishes for seniors with terminal illnesses. He also founded the American Charitable Foundation and served as past president of the Child Saving Institute. Carson attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
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