What are 3 words people use to describe you?
Go-getter, Analytical, Optimistic
What are you most grateful for?
I am grateful to my family for their consistent support and encouragement. I am also grateful for my children who inspire me to be at my best.
What gets you excited about life?
Every day is another day closer towards achieving your goals and dreams while inspiring others to do the same.
What is the best advice you have ever been given?
Live with integrity, know the facts and never give up!
How do you define success?
Success is how well you manage life’s challenges while maintaining a positive attitude. A never quit mindset while making a positive contribution towards those around you.
What life lesson did you learn the hard way?
Learn how to appreciate yourself and to give yourself credit for your contributions while living in gratitude for the contributions others have invested in you.
Ezra Hartsfield is a Business Development Partner with The BluePrint. Ezra’s responsibilities include working with his advisors on retirement and life planning solutions. Ezra’s background with insurance and investment management give him a unique advantage when working with RIAs and comprehensive financial advisors. Ezra specializes in retirement income planning and using insurance in retirement portfolios to lower the risks associated with investing and planning for longevity.
Ezra has been in the financial services business for 27 years with 23 of those years on the investment side as a wholesaler for Scudder Kemper Funds, Citibank, Dreyfus Funds, MFS, Security Benefit and most recently, Saybrus Partners. Ezra founded Brokers Advisory Group in 2009 to help advisors across the country serve their client needs better through a more holistic approach to planning. Ezra has had the opportunity to work closely with some industry leaders such as Ed Butowsky and Dr. Bob Froelich
Ezra lives in Bolingbrook IL and has three children who occupy much of his downtime. He enjoys fitness, international traveling, and Jazz.