Our Company Values
For those who are looking for financial advice, we realize the available options are many and deciding who to work with is a challenging problem. Listed below are our Company Values which we hope will give you a better understanding of how we operate.
- People Matter – We believe that each person is innately valuable and worthy of respect and honor. We believe that relationships matter and that business is relational, top to bottom. People First, Money Second is a priority statement that places people and relationships ahead of financial matters.
- Integrity Matters – We believe that integrity and truth matter. We believe we need to conduct our business in such a way that we are “above reproach. We believe suitability and ethical practices come from placing a high value on other people and their needs before our own.
- Communication Matters – We believe that communication with our client partners builds and maintains the trust that is necessary for business relationships to reach their full potential. We believe that our client partners deserve the type of communication that is frequent, timely, truthful, & relevant.
- Service Matters – We believe that good service is practical and that great service is necessary in the pursuit of business excellence. We will pursue perfection and in so doing “catch a little excellence along the way.” (Vince Lombardi)
Daniel Nicolaescu MBA, RFC®
President, Freedom Wealth Asset Management
Thank you for your interest in Freedom Wealth Asset Management. I look forward to discussing how our tailored financial planning, insurance, and investment services can meet you and your family’s needs.
Before we meet personally, I would like to introduce myself. I am a financial advisor for a private high-net-worth and prospective client group. As a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®), I help clients reduce risk, fees, and taxes and increase income through comprehensive wealth management and legacy planning services. !roughout my career, I have combined my expertise and tactical experience with dedication and integrity to firmly build long-term client relationships.
I grew up in New York and attended Pace University in Manhattan, where I received my MBA as one of an exclusive group of 12 students selected to participate in an Accelerated Honors Program. I moved to Florida about 20 years ago and enjoy the warm weather and pleasant opportunities Florida has to offer. I began my finance career as Vice President of a private hedge fund in Orlando, Florida.
I am also a Managing Partner and Executive Vice President at Freedom Wealth Services, an independent financial advisory firm that has helped individuals, families, and businesses attain peace of mind and financial freedom for more than 30 years – quite often increasing clients’ tax-free retirement income by at least $1 million.
To prepare for our consultation, I created this document, which serves as a starting point in our process. We’ll first review your current and future financial goals to help determine if Freedom Wealth Asset Management is the right fit. Then, I’ll provide insight into how we can potentially help you invest for the future and pursue these important goals.
Tom Rozman, CFA®, CAIA®
Mr. Rozman, Chief Investment Officer, is responsible for leading the investment team for Simplicity Wealth. Prior to Simplicity, Mr. Rozman was President and Chief Investment Officer of Sawtooth Solutions. He also worked in Institutional Sales and Trading at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Rozman is a Chartered Financial Analyst®, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst®, and is Series 65 registered. He has previously held Series 7 and 24 securities licenses. He earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A from St. Olaf College.
Mr. Margolies serves as Director of Compliance. Mr. Margolies is responsible for developing and enhancing the compliance protocol across the Group. Mr. Margolies has over 20 years of compliance and supervisory experience, including leading the compliance team at a global life and annuity wealth management insurance company. Mr. Margolies earned a B.A. in Business from Stockton University.
Mr. Leonard serves as Chief Compliance Officer of Simplicity Wealth. He is responsible for implementing the compliance program and assisting financial professionals to meet their compliance obligations. He has been FINRA licensed since 2005 and began his supervisory career in 2007. Mr. Leonard earned a B.A. & B.S. from Boston University.
Plan For Your Future
There is no one “best place” to put your retirement money because each individual and couple has unique requirements, different tolerances for risk, and need their money at different times. Likewise, there is no one place to keep your money that fits everyone for exactly the same reasons. Your unique circumstances must be taken into consideration if you seek to find the “most favorable place” for your retirement money. This is where we can be of service.