Chuck Kegler Honored with SFSP Hall of Fame AwardSeptember 12, 2013
Chuck Kegler has been honored with the Society of Financial Service Professionals’ (FSP) Sam A. Chickerella CLU Hall of Fame Award.
He was selected based on his outstanding service to the financial industry, the community and to Kegler Brown’s clients. Chuck’s outstanding commitment to high ethical standards and integrity made him the ideal candidate for this award.
For more than four decades, Chuck has been advising private companies and their owners regarding estate and succession planning. As chair of the tax area, Chuck has extensive experience with advising clients regarding corporate and business planning, including implementing transactions with tax planning implications relating to C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships.
Paul Ward, partner at Ward & Connolly, described Chuck as a “true visionary who passionately believes in building lasting relationships with his clients, sharing their goals and providing effective counsel.”
The Columbus Chapter of the Society of FSP established the Hall of Fame Award in 1979 to honor those outstanding individuals in the financial services industry who have shown leadership and dedication to the insurance profession.
Chuck has been practicing law for more than 45 years and began his career with Kegler Brown. He has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer® by Law & Politics magazine since 2004. Chuck was also an honoree in the Central Ohio Business Hall of Fame in 2012, recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® and has a Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV, which indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the bar.
With a strong commitment to providing financial services with integrity, the Society's nearly 20,000 members nationwide are uniquely qualified to assist the public in reaching their short- and long-term financial goals. Society members can provide expert advice on wealth accumulation, wealth preservation, and wealth transfer, as well as a wide variety of other financial topics, from business compensation planning and employee benefits to charitable planning and tax issues. Society members have earned – or are working towards – one or more of the most highly respected professional credentials in the financial services industry. They belong to a multidisciplinary organization of financial professionals that requires career-long education and adherence to high ethical standards, and they agree to be bound by a code of conduct that puts the interests of their clients above their own. To learn more about FSP, visit their website.