Our reasons for becoming financial professionals are deeply personal. We repeatedly saw many friends and family struggling to find the help they needed to map out their financial future. We are confident that with our understanding of personal finance, coupled with our training as financial professionals, we can help people better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner so they can grasp personal finance and use those concepts to pursue their financial objectives. We feel a commitment to our community.
President – Financial Planner
Brad W. Young serves as president and CEO of Maryland Financial Planners, Ltd, (MFP).
A native of Frederick, Mr. Young has over 30 years of experience in providing investment, insurance and trust services. Prior to joining MFP, Mr. Young was the Senior Vice President and manager of the Asset Management and Trust Division of FCNB Bank, which was acquired by BB&T Corporation of Winston-Salem, N.C. in 2001. Mr. Young has earned the CFP® (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™) certification and a CTFA (Certified Trust and Financial Advisor) designation. He holds a M.B.A. from Frostburg State University, a B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park in Economics, and an A.A. from Frederick Community College in business. He has completed the National Graduate trust school at Northwestern University and the Trust school through Cannon Financial Institute.
An active member of the Frederick Community, currently serving as President of the Board of Frederick County Public Schools. He served on the Advisory Board of the Universities at Shady Grove. Mr. Young is a past chairman of the Board of Trustees for Frederick Community College, past president of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges, and Past-Chair of the Association of Community Colleges board of Directors, (ACCT). Mr. Young also served on the Advisory Board for the Academy of Finance through the Career and Technology Center of Frederick County Public Schools for ten years. Mr. Young is also on the adjunct faculty of Mount Saint Mary's University where he teaches Corporate Finance, Personal Finance and Investments. He coached softball for both Hood College and Walkersville High School softball teams.
Through Maryland Financial Planners and their broker/dealer and registered investment advisor, Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., Mr. Young will be providing comprehensive financial and estate planning strategies and investment advisory services to include personal investments; assets management programs; mutual funds; annuities; and life, disability income and long-term care insurance.