Doug English

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About Doug English

Founder at ACT Advisors

Doug English has been serving the personal financial analysis and risk management needs of senior executives for more than 20 years.

In the not for profit world he specializes in analyzing and integrating split-dollar plans, 457(b), 457(f), 401(k) and retention bonuses. In the for profit world Doug specializes in the analysis and integration of incentive comp structures such as ISO’s, RSUs, restricted stock, ESPP, 10b-5, and section 16 insiders.

Senior executives and institutions hire Doug to help them make the most of their executive benefits package through optimized benefit coordination and to provide ongoing management of their resources toward their personal goals.

Doug has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner for more than 20 years and has an MBA in finance. He started his career as an employee financial advisor with CUNA Mutual and after 10 years as one of the top advisors in the company, Doug left to create his own firm in 2006.

Doug is the founder of ACT Advisors a fee only financial planning and investment management firm headquartered in Asheville, NC. ACT Advisors mission is to enable clients to pursue their dreams through excellence in investment management, world class financial planning and compassionate engagement.

Doug is a member of LPL Financial’s prestigious Chairman’s Council, a status reserved for the top 2% of all advisors¹. Doug can be heard several times a year on National Public Radio.

Doug and his wife Jennifer live in Asheville, NC with their 3 children.


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