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John FarmerFinancial Advisor, AIF®

John Farmer
Financial Advisor, AIF®

John's background showcases his diverse background and passion for teaching, adventure, and helping others. John, a native of Shreveport, Louisiana, ventured to Prescott, Arizona in 1987 to pursue his education at Prescott College. In 1992, he graduated with an undergraduate degree in Education and later obtained his Masters of Arts in Education. For nearly two decades, John immersed himself in the field of education and wilderness guiding. He led groups  individuals on exhilarating outdoor adventures, including backpacking, skiing, rafting, climbing, mountaineering, and fishing expeditions. He was also a classroom instructor. This hands-on experience fueled his love for teaching and cemented his role as an educator. In 2007, John made a career transition into the financial services industry, driven by his passion for teaching and assisting others. He currently holds a Series 7 license, Series 66 license, Arizona Life, Accident, and Health license, and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®). With his credentials, he is approved to conduct business in 15 states. Serving hundreds of individuals and households across the United States, John continues to empower people through financial education and guidance.  In addition to his financial services endeavors, John shares his knowledge as a teacher at Yavapai College in Finance in Prescott, Arizona. He also actively contributes to various organizations. He serves on the board of directors with the Arizona Community Foundation (Yavapai) and the Natural History Institute. Previously, he held the position of vice president at the Central Arizona Land Trust and played a pivotal role as one of the founding members of the Granite Dells Preservation Foundation (later expanding into Save the Dells). During his leisure time, John indulges in hiking, mountain biking, and fly fishing. However, his most cherished moments are spent with his daughter and two dogs, soaking in the joys of family and companionship.  John's multifaceted background, dedication to education, and commitment to helping others make him a well-rounded and compassionate individual in both his personal and professional life.