Skip West is president, CEO, and chief financial advisor at West Financial Group. Skip has more than 35 years of experience in the securities industry and has been with the company since its inception in 2003. West Financial Group is a boutique-sized independent financial planning firm that specializes in helping retirees and pre-retirees develop long-term financial strategies. The firm offers retirement income planning, retirement tax strategies, life insurance and annuities, and legacy and estate planning. Skip is located in The Villages Retirement Community in Sumter County where he enjoys spending time with his wife of 33 years, four children, six grandchildren, and two dogs.