Howard Slater, a certified, independent financial planner, is a Principal and Partner at Cedar Brook Financial Partners and a Partner in the firm’s practice of Mannen, Munday, Slater and Bar-Shain. Mr. Slater specializes in comprehensive financial planning for executives from Fortune 500 companies, closely held businesses and government agencies. Prior to joining Cedar Brook Financial Partners, Mr. Slater served as director of operations and regional director of financial planning for Cleveland Financial Group, as well as lead instructor for the firm’s training and development program.
Mr. Slater received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. He earned a Master’s of Science in Financial Services degree sponsored by The American College. He has served as a (FINRA) panel arbitrator and earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), and Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) certification. Mr. Slater is a Registered Representative with Securities America Inc. and an Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors.
Mr. Slater’s co-authored book, “Plan of Action-Strategies to Help You Build and Preserve Wealth”, is a popular “how to” primer for financial advisors as well as business owners and other executives. Mr. Slater has authored or co-authored several other papers, as well as creating The Cleveland Financial View, a quarterly client financial planning newsletter. He has served on Lincoln Financial Advisor’s National Planning Committee and Securities America’s National Advisory Council. He also has spoken at several, national financial planning conferences and wealth management forums.
An ardent volunteer, Mr. Slater teaches financial literacy courses for youth for various religious and educational organizations.