A. Duer Pierce, Jr., CLU, ChFC, AEP, CAP
Founder, The Financial House
Bud holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Accredited Estate Planner (AEP), and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) designations.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University.
Bud has been in the financial services industry since 1954, and has held many leadership positions in professional organizations. He is past president of the Life Underwriters Association of New Castle County; the Delaware Chapter of American Society of CLUs and ChFCs; the Estate Planning Council of Delaware; and the Delaware General Agents and Managers Association.
He is a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table, having attended 46 consecutive annual meetings through 2014. For a number of years, he was an instructor in Money Management at West Chester University.
Bud is a lifelong resident of the Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, and Centreville, Delaware areas where he is involved in numerous church and civic activities. He was selected as “Community Hero” to be a Torchbearer for the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay.