About: Joe Pitzl, CFP®
- Joe Pitzl, CFP®, is the Director of Financial Planning at Intelligent Financial Strategies, a fee-only financial planning firm based in Edina, MN. He believes that money is a wonderful servant in life, but a horrible master. His mission is to help people manage and align their financial resources to serve their life’s purpose. Joe is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a degree in Personal Finance. He is heavily involved in the Financial Planning Association as the National President of FPA NexGen. Joe also sits on the FPA’s Professional Development Advisory Group and the Editorial Board for Practice Management Solutions Magazine. He is also a past Board Member of the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota and is a regular contributor to the FPA’s All Things Financial Planning blog. Joe has appeared in numerous publications, including a nationally syndicated column through the Minneapolis Star Tribune titled, “Joe and Your Dough”, the Pioneer Press, Investment News, Financial Planning Solutions Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine, the Journal of Financial Planning and the Chicago Tribune. Outside of the office, Joe is an avid golfer, plays hockey and softball, has completed two marathons, and enjoys cooking and spending time at the lake with his wife, Becky.