Our Qualifications

I believe education is a never ending proccess. I continually pursue course work that has lead to the achievement of financial designations. Let me put my knowledge and experience to work for you-see short resume:

UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE
1986 St. John`s University-BS Biology Major/Manangement Minor
1993 University of St. Thomas-MBA in Finance
1993 College For Financial. Planning-MS
2004 Mortgage Bankers Association-Certified Mortgage Banker

2011-2012 MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) Powerpoint, Word, Outlook

2012 Villanova University-Six Sigma-Green Belt, Lean, Lean Black Belt Certificate


FINANCIAL DESIGNATIONS

2016 FI360-AIF

2014 American College-RICP
1989 College for Fin. Planning-CFP
1992 American College-CLU
1993 American College-CHFC
1997 IFEBP & Wharton-CEBS
1994 AIMR-passed level 1 of CFA


1986-MN Real Estate license
1988-MN Real Estate Broker license #RA-783657
1991 MN Insurance license #49349
1991 Securities registrations #7,#63,#65
1995 Venture Development Residential Mortgage Originator-formerly licensed  NMLS #373115  

2011 John Mazzara NMLS #332556


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Financial Planning Associates
President
Financial products and services from A-Z
8/93-present

RE/MAX Results- Broker Associate
Residential and Commercial real estate sales-Platinum club and Hall of Fame member
8/95-present
RE/MAX Results is not affiliated with Cetera Advisors LLC

Venture Development Inc
President
Formerly licensed MN mortgage broker-residential & commercial
5/95-present
Venture Development Inc is not affiliated with Cetera Advisors LLC

John Mazzara is a registered representative with, securities and advisory services are offered through Cetera Advisors LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. 

Cetera Advisors LLC does not offer mortgages and is not affiliated with any mortgage company or mortgage business. 

The Prudential
Special Agent
Financial products and services
3/91-3/93

Burnet Realty
Broker associate
Real estate sales
6/86-8/95