Chief Planning Officer Brian Houts, CFP®, CFS

Brian has over 15 years of financial service experience and joined Frazier Financial in early 2018. He spent the 10 years prior serving clients in various roles as Vice President for PNC Investments & PNC Bank. He works with clients in all areas of wealth management including investment management, budgeting, small business matters, estate and tax planning, insurance solutions and risk management. Brian’s background includes time as a senior manager for a national mortgage lender. Brian is a Columbus & Powell native, earning dual degrees in Business Management and Financial Planning from Franklin University. Brian earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designations. Brian is an active member of the Worthington Estate Planning Council and the Columbus Chapter of the Financial Planning Association. Brian enjoys being active in the kitchen and outside, including walking golf rounds, hours of lawncare and Houts Handyman projects. Brian lives in Upper Arlington with his wife Melanie and twin 3rd graders Izzy & Owen. Brian especially enjoys serving our nation’s Military Veterans, previously serving on the Board of Honor Flight Columbus as well as serving Veterans in a variety of volunteer capacities. Brian currently serves as a volunteer and Board Member for the Eyes of Freedom-Lima Company Memorial.