John Browning, MBA and CSA®

John Browning, MBA and CSA®

CEO, Principal

As a Certified Financial Advisor, Mr. Browning serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Guardian Rock LLC.  In addition to providing oversight to the activities of the entire firm.  Mr. Browning also leads the investment committee and is directly involved in client interaction and portfolio decisions impacting unique customized portfolios. 

Mr. Browning is a graduate of Cedarville University in Ohio and later obtained his MBA from Northern Illinois University.  John is also a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA®).  John holds multiple securities licenses including Series 6, 7, 63, 65 & 24 among others.  John brings over 27 years of Wall Street experience and analytical, economics and portfolio management background along with many years of leadership and strategy experience.  John has served in various executive-level roles in the financial industry at large Wall Street firms including Morgan Stanley, Invesco, Guggenheim, and Nuveen where he obtained extensive experience managing billions in fixed income and equity portfolios.  John has been seen on Asset TV and has been quoted on Bloomberg News as well as other publications.  John authored the book "Build a Life, not a Portfolio: A Guide to Your Financial Future Based on Your Personal Values" which can be found on Amazon or by contacting Guardian Rock Wealth for a free copy.

Additionally, John has served and continues to serve on many not for profit boards.  John is the father of six, a foster and adoptive parent, serves as a youth leader and is active in the music and youth ministry of Village Green Baptist Church. 

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