Ken Stern is President of Lido. Ken is focused on executing Lido’s vision in growing Lido into a nationally recognized leader in advanced wealth management and investment strategy. After working with and helping grow various financial institutions, Ken saw a need for a client-centric financial advisory firm focused on comprehensive planning and dynamic investment management. As a result, he founded both Asset Planning Solutions, Inc. and Ken Stern & Associates. As a Registered Investment Advisor, Ken Stern & Associates focused on portfolio solutions, wealth-planning strategies, and family office services. Ken has authored seven personal finance books and appeared in or been quoted on several TV and radio shows including The Today Show, CNBC, and CNN. Authored books include: To Hell and Back, Pounce, Secrets of the Investment All-Stars, Senior Savvy, Safeguard Your Hard-Earned Savings, and Comprehensive Guide to Social Security and Medicare. Ken holds the Certified Financial Planner® designation and speaks extensively on wealth transfer, alternative investments, and legacy planning. Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, Ken enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, skiing, public speaking, writing, and reading.