John Gallia, CFP(R)
John Gallia, CFP(r), founded Gallia Wealth Management Group LLC in 2015. As a fiduciary, he creates an intimate connection with each client and provides solutions related to retirement planning, investment management, insurance, estate planning and tax planning.
Galia’s research aims to discover new therapeutic options for patients suffering from brain and skull base tumors. She is also an enthusiastic community builder.
Early Life and Education
John Galia was born around 1928 and spent his early childhood years living with his parents, brothers, and sisters in Detroit, Michigan.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan and his master’s from the University of California, Los Angeles. Currently, he serves as an assistant professor at the University of Illinois.
He teaches and develops undergraduate medical fitness and rehabilitation curricula, in addition to serving as the cohort coordinator for the department of special education’s undergraduate teaching program. His research interests encompass health fitness, strength and conditioning, as well as social justice issues. He has published in journals related to sports science, strength & conditioning, medicine, and more – for which he has received several awards. According to public records his annual salary is $68,832
John Galia is an astute and humorous professional with a keen interest in finance. As Certified Financial Planner with Gallia Wealth Management Group LLC, he provides advice to clients on retirement planning, investments, taxation and estate planning. Furthermore, John serves as adjunct professor at Maryville University’s school of business where he teaches various topics related to retirement and investment planning.
He is also an enthusiastic community builder, having created the world’s first natively liquid community currency for underserved communities in Kenya. Bancor, as it’s commonly known, is a blockchain protocol that enables users to purchase and sell ERC20 tokens directly without relying on third party exchanges. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, the company recently raised a substantial amount of capital in order to further their mission.
Achievements and Honors
John Galea, a Norfolk-born singer-songwriter, has collaborated with some of the top producers and writers from around the world. Additionally, he is an accomplished composer and instrumentalist. His work has earned him multiple awards.
He has earned a Grammy Award for his compositions. He has collaborated with artists such as George Sponhaltz, Alan Titus, Beverly Sills and Carol Burnett.
He is currently a member of the New York City Opera Orchestra and has performed at both Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House.
He is also the founder of Bancor, a blockchain protocol that allows users to purchase and sell different ERC20 tokens. It operates independently from third-party exchanges such as Coinbase.
John is a man of few words with an impressive list of accomplishments to his name. These include receiving both his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and doctorate in economics from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as membership in the Society of Financial Services Professionals. Most importantly, John enjoys marriage to an intelligent and supportive wife; they have two sons, a dog, and proud grandfather status! When not working full time or going for walks with his canine buddies, John enjoys fishing or upland bird hunting with them too! John strives for work-life balance while managing to fit in time for family responsibilities – although sometimes finding it difficult to make everything fit around work!