VP, Program Manager and Senior Investment Adviser
Brian Hirko, Vice President, Program Manager and Senior Investment Adviser, has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including extensive experience in private banking and investment services. In this role, Brian manages the daily operations of FFL Investment Services located at First Federal Lakewood, as well as coaching and training Investment Adviser Representatives. He also works directly with brokerage and investment clients to develop financial plans that help them pursue their goals, whether retirement, saving for college, buying their dream home and more. He has significant experience helping business owners transition the ownership of their companies, and providing risk and investment management advice.
Previously, Brian was a Financial Adviser at Huntington Financial Advisers in Cleveland, a Wealth Management Adviser and Senior Private Banker for Fifth Third Bank in Cleveland, and a Senior Business Banking Officer at Charter One Financial Corporation (now Citizens Bank). He began his career as a Branch Manager at National City Bank (now PNC).
Brian has a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Cleveland State University. He holds Series 7 and 66 Securities Registration, as well as Life and Health Insurance licenses. He is active in the Solon community, including with the Solon PTA, Boy Scouts of America and coaching sports through the Solon Recreation Department. He has also worked with several adoption organizations, including Adoption Network CLE and Family Adoption Consultants.