Meet Lenny


Leonard T.A. Hirst II is the Founder and Wealth Manager of Hirst Financial Independence Planning, Inc. Lenny has been advising clients since 1984. He received his Bachelor degree in Finance from UMass Dartmouth in 1983, his MBA from UMass Dartmouth in 1988 and earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation in 1996. He then pursued his Juris Doctorate graduating from UMass School of Law in 2002 and was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. Lenny is a proponent of education!

Lenny uses his extensive education to provide clients with a complete menu of services that includes, but is not limited to, financial planning, portfolio management and estate planning.

Lenny’s business passion involves finding the right solution for each individual client. No two situations are the same. He enjoys personal relationships with his clients that allow him to better aid them in making the necessary life choices involving their and their children’s financial futures.

Lenny’s personal passion is the welfare and happiness of his family. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Mary, and children, Alex and Victoria, at home in Westport, MA.



Favorite food:

Chicken Picatta

Best piece of financial advice received:

Never touch the principal

If Lenny could meet anyone, past or present, it would be:


Favorite author:

David Baldacci

Favorite car:

Porsche 911 S4

Favorite movie:

The Godfather

What motivates Lenny:

Finding solutions to peoples’ problems

Biggest accomplishment:

It hasn’t happened yet. The best is yet to come!

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