About Frank L Nelson

Frank L. Nelson, LFACHE, RTRP, CFP® is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP™) and has been advising clients, family and friends on planning for their financial futures for over 30 years. Frank is the President of Nelson Financial Planning Services, LLC (NFPS), which he founded in 2001. NFPS is a Fee-Only Registered Investment Advisory firm serving individuals and small businesses in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC metropolitan area.

Frank is also a Registered Tax Preparer (RTRP), as well as a Certified Healthcare Executive and Life Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He holds a Master of Science degree in Management and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business Administration.

After 36 years of proud service to his country Frank retired from the United States Air Force (AF) in 2005, having attained the rank of Colonel. After holding several key leadership positions in the Medical Service Corps, Frank ended his career by serving for more than five years as the Director, AF Medical Service Corps. In this position, he formulated and implemented policy and established programs supporting recruitment, training, total force development and assignments for more than 1,000 Air Force officers worldwide.

Subsequent to his AF career, and in addition to providing financial planning services, Frank served as Vice President of Health Services, at Axiom Resource Management, Inc. There he was the senior healthcare consultant, coaching and mentoring staff and clients; and he identified new business opportunities in the federal and commercial healthcare arenas. He then served as Chief of Staff for the Department of Defense (DoD)/ Veterans Affairs (VA) Integrated Program Office (IPO) where he led the organization in the development and application of processes and tools to effectively meet its Congressionally mandated role as the single point of accountability for the interoperability of health and benefits systems between DoD and VA.

Frank is a native of Albany, NY and currently resides with his wife and two spoiled dogs in Maryland.