Ronald G. Simmer, CFP®, is the owner and principal of Simmer Financial Planning, LLC, a fee-only personal
financial planning firm and Registered Investment Advisor with the state of Washington.
is a Registered Financial Advisor with the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). With
over 2000 members and affiliates in 45 states, NAPFA is the largest professional association of Fee-Only comprehensive
financial planners in the United States.
Ron graduated with a B.S. degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in 1969 majoring in
pulp & paper technology, and subsequently earned an M.B.A. from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1978 majoring
in finance. After retiring from a business career of over 30 years in the pulp and paper
industry, Ron completed the CFP Professional Education Program from the College for Financial Planning
in Greenwood, Colorado, and passed the CFP Board Examination in 2002. The CFP Professional Education
Program indicates successful completion of courses in risk and insurance, tax planning, investments, retirement planning and
employee benefits, and estate planning.