Scott Portlock, CFP®, CLU®
- Financial Consultant in BFG’s Individual Financial Consulting Department
- Investment Adviser Representative Affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network®
- FINRA Series 7 and 63 Securities Registered
- Life, Health, and Variable Insurance Licensed
- CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification
- Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®)
Scott Portlock is a senior financial consultant in BFG’s Individual Financial Consulting department. Scott analyzes each client’s current situation in relation to their goals to develop a written financial plan, which includes action steps to achieve the desired result. He then monitors the financial plan with support from his team to ensure that action is progressing per the timeline identified in the financial plan. In addition to developing and implementing financial plans, Scott’s responsibilities include managing relationships with clients through ongoing communication and review meetings. One of Scott's specialties is business planning, including succession and continuity planning, buy-sell agreements, and executive benefits. He also serves on BFG’s Financial Consulting Committee, which evaluates products and services offered by the firm.
Scott started working at BFG in 2012. Prior to starting with BFG, he had been a financial advisor for 14 years, including 5 years with Merrill Lynch and the remainder with independent financial planning firms in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Scott received a BS in business administration in accounting in 1993 at Georgetown University, where he also ran track as a scholarship athlete. He received an MBA in finance in 1997 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
When he is not at the office, Scott enjoys spending time with his family.