About William O. Wright, CFP


William O. Wright is the President and founder of 34 year old Guidance Financial & Life Planning Services, Inc., a Hawaii Based financial services and life planning firm.  He attended Wichita State University from 1970 to 1973 with a major in business.  After helping introduce and establish three of Wall Streets largest investment firms in the Wichita area, serving a tenure as a Vice President for  Shearson Loeb Rhodes, he incorporated GFC in 1982.  There he currently oversees oversees numerous private multi-million dollar client portfolios for select clients, their families and businesses.  He and his firm have repeatedly provided numerous high caliber multi-sessioned comprehensive personal financial planning training programs for the members of the Boeing Management Club, Wichita Engineering Association, IBM Management Club, KU School of Medicine at Wichita, The Kansas Corporation Commission and USD 259 since 1984.   He was one of the first financial professionals in Kansas to achieve the Certified Financial Planner™ certification in 1980, as granted from the College For Financial Planning of Denver, and has since continuously been a member in good standing with the Financial Planning Association.  He has also annually chaired or held various board positions with the Kansas Financial Planning Association.  Accordingly his direct experience with hundreds of case studies, years of experience as a board member of three different publicly traded companies, cumulative experience and commitment to continuing education make him an oft used speaker and interview candidate for various financial and life planning topics.  He has been published or quoted in many different area and occasionally national print media publications.  He has produced several educational and public service financial television programs which have been repeatedly aired on area cable, television and network TV.


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP (with flame logo) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.