Our discussion about the meaning of our brand was valuable and will provide benefits for a long time.
-- John, MN Financial Advisor

Developing a menu of services for different client segments and developing standardized processes were among the most helpful processes we completed.
-- Steve, Plymouth MN Financial Advisor"

This work around client profitability and an ideal client profile really helped us to target how we wanted to serve our clients.
-- Jack, Maple Grove MN Financial Advisor

I could not have had made it without your help. You showed me how to differentiate my practice and clearly communicate my message.
-- Gary, NJ Consultant to Financial Advisors


 


John Comer

Areas of Expertise:

Business Coaching
Marketing
Networking
 






John Comer is a principal with Comer Consulting, LLC. John uses his marketing and business experience to help you create a focus for your practice. He uses his technical and relational skills to help you articulate the distinctive elements of your client experience. He uses his creative and project management skills to help you develop communication tools that create powerful first impressions with clients and prospects.
John started his career as a banker in 1980 and began focusing on affluent clients in 1986. After stints in international marketing and retail bank sales, he became a Certified Financial PlannerTM and transitioned to the financial planning industry. Earning experience as a financial planner, a product wholesaler, a trainer, a marketer and a general manager, John has:
  • created target marketing systems for a 10,000 person sales force,
  • developed training in client acquisition and financial planning delivery for affluent clients, and
  • co-developed and co-led an international deposit company that grew to $3.5 billion.
John is an adjunct professor in the Financial Planning Certificate Program at the University of Minnesota, Mankato. He serves on the board of directors for the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. He has written articles for the FPA Solutions magazine, Wealth Manager and the Practice Lifecycle portal of Financial Advisor magazine. He has been quoted in Financial Advisor magazine and the Star Tribune newspaper. John has presented to the FPA, broker dealers and community groups.

John Comer is a principal with Comer Consulting, LLC. John uses his marketing and business experience to help you create a focus for your practice. He uses his technical and relational skills to help you articulate the distinctive elements of your client experience. He uses his creative and project management skills to help you develop communication tools that create powerful first impressions with clients and prospects.
John started his career as a banker in 1980 and began focusing on affluent clients in 1986. After stints in international marketing and retail bank sales, he became a Certified Financial PlannerTM and transitioned to the financial planning industry. Earning experience as a financial planner, a product wholesaler, a trainer, a marketer and a general manager, John has:
  • created target marketing systems for a 10,000 person sales force,
  • developed training in client acquisition and financial planning delivery for affluent clients, and
  • co-developed and co-led an international deposit company that grew to $3.5 billion.
John is an adjunct professor in the Financial Planning Certificate Program at the University of Minnesota, Mankato. He serves on the board of directors for the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. He has written articles for the FPA Solutions magazine, Wealth Manager and the Practice Lifecycle portal of Financial Advisor magazine. He has been quoted in Financial Advisor magazine and the Star Tribune newspaper. John has presented to the FPA, broker dealers and community groups.

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