JD, CFP®, MBA
Founder & Wealth Manager
Leonard T.A. Hirst II is the Founder and President 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.
Getting to know Lenny
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: Jesus
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!