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  Hermening, Kevin J.
NameKevin J. Hermening
Mosinee, Wisconsin , United States
Born Unknown
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 28, 2020 01:22pm
Tags U.S. Marine Corps -
InfoKevin Hermening, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) has operated his own financial planning firm in central Wisconsin since 1989, and is the Branch Manager of the Wausau branch office of First Financial Planners, Inc., and FFP Securities, Inc. The principal of the local Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction, he supervises six brokers statewide who are affiliated with his branch office.

As a Registered Principal with FFP Securities, Inc., a First Financial Planners, Inc. firm, Kevin Hermening has earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation, licensed as a General Securities Representative (S7), and General Securities Principal (S24).

Kevin Hermening is licensed with the National Association of Securities Dealers and registered with the SEC to offer investment securities products and investment advisory services as a fee-based planner, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Kevin is a member, past President, and current Political Action Chair of the Wisconsin Valley Association of Life Underwriters (local), and has served in various capacities as a member of the Wisconsin Association of Life Underwriters (statewide).

FFP Securities, Inc., FFP Advisory Services, Inc., and FFP Estate Plans, Inc., all operate under the First Financial Planners, Inc., umbrella to offer a wide range of investment, insurance, money management, and estate planning services. Kevin Hermening offers mutual funds, annuities, and stocks and bonds, and is a Registered Investment Advisor-Agent with FFP Advisory Services, Inc., through which he manages no-load and no-transaction fee mutual fund and stock portfolios on a fee-only basis. In addition, he is licensed as an independent insurance agent and offers a variety of insurance products from more than 400 companies.

Financial planning is a process by which a family's current and future assets are directed toward the attainment of specific goals.
Mr. Hermening is also a sales trainer and product specialist for business insurance products, business succession planning, and small business retirement programs, including SIMPLE IRA's, 401(k) plans, SEP's, and non-qualified investment plans, among others. Drawing on that background, Kevin teaches "Financial Management / Investment Basics" and "Estate Planning" seminars in a variety of settings.

Prior to opening his practice, he was a regional sales manager with Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc., a Madison-based company lobbying state government on behalf of small business, and worked as the advertising sales manager for Milwaukee Public Television from 1981 - 1986.

Kevin is an accomplished public speaker, having addressed more than 2,700 audiences nationwide over the past 15 years, often about his Marine Corps experiences as the youngest of the 52 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days from 1979 - 1981. He served a total of 13 years in the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve, and was discharged in 1994.

He has been involved in national, state, and local politics for many years, and has twice been a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and the Wisconsin State Legislature. He is a member of several local civic organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement.

Kevin Hermening and his wife of years, Wendy, have two daughters, Kacey (12) and Kaitlyn (9). They reside in Mosinee, Wisconsin.


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