Ken is a Certified Public Account (CPA) who holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. Ken is a Senior Wealth Advisor and Director of Tax at Peak Financial Management, Inc., Waltham, MA. Previously, he provided accounting and tax services to personal clients for 25 years, and has 10 years of experience as an international tax manager, dealing with large multinational companies such as Degussa, Toshiba, and Colgate-Palmolive. Dean earned his Master of Science in Taxation in 1995, and a State and Local Tax certification in 1999 from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Over the past 15 years, he has taught all sections of the CFP® curriculum for various financial planning programs, banks, and financial service companies. In addition to being an instructor in Boston University’s Financial Planning Program, Ken is a contributing content editor. He is a current member of the AICPA, NJSCPA, the Boston Security Analysis Society, and the CFA Institute.