Wesley D. Bigler, CFP®, is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of LongView. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and has been a financial services professional since 1983. For six straight years, Wes was named one of Worth Magazine’s “Nation’s Top 250 Financial Advisors.” He was also featured, for ten successive years, as one of the 150 Best Financial Advisors for Doctors by Medical Economics Magazine. Wes is the co-author of Wealth Strategies for Doctors and has been a frequent guest on CNBC’s “Money Club” and Fox News’ “Fox on Money.” He has also been quoted in major publications such as Smart Money, Worth, Nation’s Business, Financial Planning and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Wes graduated cum laude with a degree in Political Science/History from Utah State University and earned an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Wes lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia, with his wife Jan. His son Tyler is married and works with Home Depot corporate. Wes’s daughter Lauren is also married and works as Community Director with the March of Dimes. In his leisure time, Wes enjoys golf, tennis, travel and reading. Throughout the years, Wes has been active in many professional and charitable organizations, including:
- Financial Planning Association – Past President
- Boy Scout Troop 200 – Committee Chairman
- Cobb Pregnancy Services – Chairman
- Mount Paran Church – Elder
- Georgia Epilepsy Foundation – President
- ALS Association
Recipients of The Best Financial Advisors for Doctors were chosen based on their knowledge and experience, items taken into consideration were their certifications, specializing in the physician or medical field and a minimum of 10 years experience. The advisor must represent a broad geographical range for their services, charge either a fee or commission for their services, require a portfolio to have $1 million or less as a minimum and be in good standing, not found guilty of any wrongdoing on a national level, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. This recognition is not representative of investment performance or returns. Worth’s “Leading Wealth & Legal Advisors,” is a guide to some of the nation’s top wealth advisors and attorneys. Every firm and individual featured here has been vetted by Worth researchers and analysts at PaladinRegistry.com. To be considered for the Worth program, these professionals allow our analysts to screen and evaluate their credentials and ethics. The participating advisors help to underwrite the production cost of the magazine. The Worth Leading Wealth Advisor admittance process is based on, but not limited to, the Advisor’s experience, education, certifications, fiduciary status, compliance record, wealth management services, methods of compensation and scope of current business, with all information and data provided to Worth and Paladin Registry by each Advisor.