Joseph M. Gordon is a licensed Certified Financial Planner™ (“CFP®”) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (“CIMA®”) with over 30 years of professional experience in the financial services industry. He is also an active member of leading pension and financial services organizations, including the Financial Planning Association, The American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, The National Association of Plan Advisors, The Forum 400 , AALU, and the Investment Management Consultants Association.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he is the founder and managing member of an independent SEC registered investment advisory firm since 2001, Gordon Asset Management, LLC, which provides wealth management for high net worth and high income individuals, retirement plan consulting for businesses, and exit planning services for retirement and transitional planning needs of closely held business owners. Previously, he was majority owner of both an investment advisory firm and 401(k) daily record keeping firm dating back to the early ‘80’s.
A published co-author of three highly acclaimed financial books covering wealth management, retirement planning and business transition planning; he is a frequent speaker before professional and civic groups. He holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (“AIFA®”) designation from The Center for Fiduciary Studies. He has the ChFC and CLU designations coupled with a Master of Science degree in Financial Services from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He is an Associated Professional Member (“APM”) with The American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.
Todd E. Zempel is a Qualified 401(k) Plan Administrator with nearly a decade of diverse industry experience. Todd began his career as a licensed Financial Advisor in Michigan after
graduating from Northwood University with degrees in Banking & Finance and Business
Management. He then transitioned to Great-West Retirement Services where he served as an
Institutional Account Manager; overseeing the operations of 150 retirement plans.
Prior to joining Gordon Asset Management, LLC., Todd served as Retirement Plan Specialist for
Gilliam Coble & Moser LLP., a Third Party Administrator, where he assisted clients with all
aspects of retirement plan administration including contributions, distributions, compliance
testing, EPCRS consulting, conversions, and new-plan setup. Todd is a member of the American
Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries where he serves on the Legislative Relations