Peter Burton, ChFC

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What do you love most about being part of burton enright welch?

Working with a group of financial professionals who are committed to helping clients achieve their financial goals.

What qualities of yours makes you best-Suited to what you do?

Empathy and intellectual curiosity.

What do you love to do outside of work?

Fish, mountain bike, and spend time with my family.

What personal accomplishment are you most proud of?

I coached Little League baseball for many years. I am very proud when I run into one of my kids, who are about my size now, and they look me in the eyes and shake my hand.

What do you enjoy most about financial planning?

I love following the everchanging landscape of global markets, taxes, laws, research etc., and applying what I learn to the very unique issues of our clients.

What's the biggest challenge?

How to ensure that your retiring clients live long, healthy, active lifestyles without a pension and with an increasing cost of living.

What is your favorite quote?

"It takes 20 years to build a reputation, and 5 minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you will do things differently."

-Warren Buffett

What were the most influential books you’ve read?

The Bible

Coach Wooden: The 7 Principles That Shaped His Life and Will Change Yours by Pat Williams

Education & Accreditations

  • Auburn University
    • B.A. Finance, 1982
  • American College, ChFC