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<strong>John W. Crane, CLU<sup>&#174;</sup>, ChFC<sup>&#174;</sup>, MBA</strong>
<strong>Financial Advisor</strong>

John W. Crane, CLU®, ChFC®, MBA Financial Advisor

2000 Duke Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
P. (703) 635-3300
F. (866) 361-8953

John W. Crane is a financial advisor with more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry. He has devoted his career to providing financial guidance to business professionals, corporate executives of small and mid-sized businesses, and medical specialists. Familiar with the many life events and career milestones these clients face over the years, he utilizes a vision discussion and a comprehensive planning process to identify each client’s unique goals and financial picture. Only once he understands their circumstances and needs does he work on creating a financial strategy designed to help them budget, protect what’s important, build their wealth, and achieve financial balance. He is passionate about the opportunities his career offers to make a difference in people’s lives. He seeks to be the first person his clients call when they receive big news, whether good or bad, serving as a constant and an advocate in their lives.

John believes extensive financial education is the cornerstone for a strong advisor. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations and his life and health insurance licenses. As a Chartered Life Underwriter® and a Chartered Financial Consultant®, he has advanced knowledge and experience in the financial planning, investment management, and insurance fields. He received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management from Susquehanna University and a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University.

John’s commitment to education extends beyond his own credentials. He frequently presents to graduating resident fellows at George Washington Hospital regarding financial planning. He is also a guest speaker at T.C. Williams High School, speaking to the Academy of Finance students about career planning, financial planning, and other topics.

John lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife, Linda, and their daughter, Emma. When he isn’t spending time with his family and attending Emma’s sports games, he enjoys staying active. Along with cycling, he enjoys running and completed the New York City Marathon in 2014.

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