Eric Kautzman, RICP®
Eric joined Berger Financial Group as a Financial Advisor in 2022. He has been a financial advisor, focusing on retirement planning, since 2011. Previous to BFG, Eric has spent over two decades in Development and Fundraising for Universities, serving in various roles for the University of Minnesota from 1991-2001 and becoming the Associate VP for Development at St. Cloud State University in 2002. He continues to work with philanthropic individuals to identify gifting options and evaluate non-profit program success. His unique background in both retirement planning and philanthropy provides him with a valuable skillset for helping individuals and couples identify their goals and achieve them. In addition to having his Series 6, 7 and 63, Eric holds a Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP ®) designation from the American College of Financial Services. Eric’s drive, focus and passion for putting clients first make him a great addition to BFG.
Outside of the office, Eric enjoys mountain biking, running and spending time with family. His wife, Deb, is a former school teacher, son Brian is an engineer in the Twin Cities, daughter Anna is studying Physical Therapy at A.T. Still University, and daughter Kate is studying nursing at the University of Minnesota.