Drew Blackston


Drew Blackston, CRC®

A native of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Drew is registered as an Investment Adviser Representative and has earned the certifications of Certified Retirement Counselor®, licensed insurance agent and notary public for the state of Florida.

Drew has worked in the financial services industry since graduating from the University of South Florida in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He began his career focusing on market research, analysis and financial strategies and gained valuable experience in asset preservation and retirement planning. Drew hosts the “Your Financial EKG” podcast weekly and has created and trademarked his propriety retirement process called the “Retirement EKG.” Drew has been published in Kiplinger Investment Magazine and featured in Forbes.

Drew has passed the Series 65 securities exam and holds life and health insurance license in his home state Florida and many other states.

Drew resides in Tampa with his wife Valerie, two daughters, and 2 furry companions. Away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and taking them to the many beaches in the Tampa Bay Area. Drew is also a lover of music, an avid reader, and home gardener.