Flip the Script E31
You can’t host a radio program/podcast called Tycoons of Small Biz, without being tycoons yourself, can you? The hosts, Austin Peterson and Landon Mance decided it was time for them to get on the other side of the mic and let Karen Nowicki interview them about the show and what it has meant to them, but she also interviews them about their area of expertise in working with small business owners, the true backbone of the American economy.
If you are a business owner that wants straight forward advice on how to prep your business for an eventual succession and planning along the way that is crucial, then you won’t want to miss this episode where Austin Peterson and Landon Mance reveal the process they go through that sets them apart from your every day financial planner.
Austin Peterson is a Comprehensive Financial Planner and owner of Backbone Financial in Scottsdale, AZ. Austin is a registered rep and investment advisor representative with Lincoln Financial Advisors. Prior to joining Lincoln Financial Advisors, Austin worked in a variety of roles in the financial services industry.
He began his career in financial services in the year 2000 as a personal financial advisor with Independent Capital Management in Santa Ana, CA. Austin then joined Pacific Life Insurance Company as an internal wholesaler for their variable annuity and mutual fund products. After Pacific Life, Austin formed his own financial planning company in Southern California that he built and ran for 6 years and eventually sold when he moved his family to Salt Lake City to pursue his MBA.
After he completed his MBA, Austin joined Crump Life Insurance where he filled a couple of different sales roles and eventually a management role throughout the five years he was with Crump. Most recently before joining Lincoln Financial Advisors in February 2015, Austin spent 2 years as a life insurance field wholesaler with Symetra Life Insurance Company. Austin is a Certified Financial Planner Professional and Chartered Life Underwriter.
Austin and his wife of 21 years, Robin, have two children, AJ (19) and Ella (16) and they reside in Gilbert, Arizona. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in French and of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management with a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in sales and entrepreneurship.
YourFuture Planning Partners is a financial services firm out of Las Vegas, Nevada and came to life in 2020 after operating as Mance Wealth Management since 2015 when Landon broke off from a major bank to start his own practice.
YourFuture Planning Partners helps business owners and their families successfully transition businesses from one owner to the next while focusing on a positive outcome for their employees. Whether you are transitioning a business to family, key employees, or an outside party, they define success as being educated on all of your options. Landon will help you select the option that will make you feel best after the transition, and ensure that you have a comprehensive written plan for what you’re going to do after you’re done running your business.
Landon Mance is a Financial Planner and founder of YourFuture Planning Partners out of Las Vegas, Nevada. His firm came to life in 2020 after operating as Mance Wealth Management since 2015 when Landon broke off from a major bank and started his own “shop.”
In 2019, Landon obtained the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation through the Exit Planning Institute. With this certification, YourFuture Planning Partners assists business owners through an ownership transition to meet business owners’ goals. Landon is also a member of the Business Intelligence Institute (BII) which is a collaborative group that shares tools, resources and personnel, and offers advanced level training and technical support to specifically serve business owners.
Landon received his B.S. from California State University Long Beach in business marketing and gets the rest of his education through the school of hard knocks via his business owner clients. Landon enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, stepson, and new baby twins. He grew up in sunny San Diego and loves visiting his family, playing a round of golf with friends, and many other outdoor activities.
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