Christian M. Barnett, CFP® joined First Florida Investment Services with over 11 years in the financial services industry and is licensed with Series 7 and Series 66 registrations with LPL Financial. He is also Life/Health/Variable Annuity licensed in Florida, Michigan and Minnesota. He completed Financial Planner coursework through the College of Financial Planning in 2012 and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ practitioner. Prior to joining First Florida Investment Services, Mr. Barnett founded a successful investment services program from inception within a community credit union in Central Minnesota before working in leadership capacities throughout the Upper Midwest.
Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Christian earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the Ohio State University, along with a Master of Educational Administration Degree from The University of Cincinnati. He spent several of his early working years teaching high school advanced placement economics and history while also serving as a varsity football and track and field coach.
Aside from work, Christian’s passions include spending time with his wife, Christina, and their two children, a love for outdoor activities, and pursuit of fitness. He has been actively involved in numerous organizations including Kiwanis International, The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and his church.