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We will develop a financial life plan that aligns with your core values and priorities of today and tomorrow so that we are aligning your retirement goals. F4F wants to get to know you and understand what is most important to you and your family so that we can understand your needs and aspirations.

If you are a business owner, we too understand that there is a lot of information out there and numerous financial planners to choose from to support your retirement plans. At FOCUS4Financial, we address the business viability of people not retiring and how that affects your income sheet (i.e. expenses by people not retiring on time). And, we look holistically at the business today and tomorrow. That’s our difference.

Bob Malcolm
Bob Malcolm
Bob Malcolm is a principal of FOCUS4Financial. Bob has worked in the retirement industry since 1992. Bob has provided advisory services to hundreds of companies at FOCUS4Financial, Federated Investors, Principal Financial, The Advisor Group, and BRS-Network. He holds a series 7, 63, 65, 24 securities registrations through LPL Financial and also holds a life/health license. He has created Focus on Finance Literacy, an educational resource that seeks to eradicate financial illiteracy, and is a speaker/presenter for employer-employee workshops on numerous financial topics. He has earned the designations of Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and Professional Plan Consultant (PPC®).

bob.malcolm@lpl.com

Phone: 412-913-7203

Gary Casciola
Gary Casciola
Gary Casciola is a principal of FOCUS4Financial. Gary’s focus is on providing advisory services to companies in conjunction with their qualified retirement plan. Gary partners with employers to help them understand fees, help ensure that they are managing fiduciary obligations along with educating participants. Gary was named to Financial Times Top 401 Advisors list in 2015 and 2016. He has earned the designations of Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®), and Professional Plan Consultant (PPC®). Gary holds the Series 6 and 63 securities registrations through LPL Financial and the Series 65 through Private Advisor Group.

Gary offers Retirement Plan Consulting Program advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor. He offers other advisory services through Private Advisor Group, LLC, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. FT Top 401 Advisors: Awarded to financial advisors advising at least $50 million in defined contribution (DC) plan assets where DC plans represent at least 20% of total AUM. Graded on several criteria, including growth in DC plans and assets, plan participation rates, experience, and industry certifications, and compliance record.

gary.m.casciola@lpl.com

Phone: 412-997-4800

Mark Casciola
Mark Casciola
Mark Casciola is a wealth manager holding the series 7 and 63 securities through LPL Financial, the Series 65 through Private Advisor Group as well a licensed life and annuity agent. Mark provides individuals and businesses a full array of services including financial and insurance planning, asset management, retirement, and estate planning. Mark has over 20 years of extensive industry experience and has earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the John L. Grove School of Business at Shippensburg University in 1996.

Mark offers investment advisory services through Private Advisor Group, LLC, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial.

mark.a.casciola@lpl.com

Phone: 412-445-0512

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