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John Marshall, CBEC®




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Contact Information:
The Resource Group
(818) 547-2465
130 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 400
Glendale, CA  91203


Mr. John Marshall is a founding partner of The Resource Group[1]. Over the past 23 years, Mr. Marshall has worked with families and their advisors, designing and implementing plans to transition, grow and protect assets in excess of $1 billion.


In addition to professional experience, John has personal experiences that inform his unique planning approach. Raised in a family that owned private businesses, John has lived through the financial and emotional aspects of selling a family business, and transitioning a family business to the next generation. Additionally, within his family, John has experienced the impact of long term care and planning issues related to stroke, terminal illness, and the unexpected passing of a young family member. These personal experiences drive John to work with a sense of urgency and purpose.


Most often, strategies are created to address risks and uncover opportunities for family business owners, real estate owners, and owners of publicly traded securities.


Utilizing a cross-disciplinary approach (including legal, accounting, insurance and investment strategies), coordination gaps and planning opportunities emerge, often amounting to significant income, capital gain and estate tax savings. As a Certified Business Exit Consultant (CBEC), John works within a proven process to help business owners understand their exit options, whether they desire to transition their business to family, management, a competitor or a financial buyer.


As a result of his achievements, The Resource Group has partnered with Lincoln Financial Group, a 100 year old diversified financial services organization with over $261 billion under management* and the third largest insurance carrier in the world. This alliance has allowed for a pooling of vast intellectual resources and many years of comprehensive financial planning experience.


John speaks nationally and has been a certified continuing education instructor under Lincoln’s providership in all 50 states, always learning and adding new skills and ideas on his client’s behalf. He has appeared on CNBC television, and has been quoted in Business Week and Financial Times.


An All-American water polo player in college and accomplished athlete, John integrates the principles of teamwork and endurance in executing strategy. He is also dedicated to working on behalf of different charities and volunteers at his church. A lifetime California resident, Mr. Marshall lives in Glendale with his wife Kari and their three daughters.


*Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $261 billion as of December 31, 2016. Source: www.lfg.com.

[1] An invitation-only, nationwide network of the top 200 planners within Lincoln Financial Advisors

The Resource Group ▪ John R. Marshall ▪ 130 N. Brand Blvd. Suite 400, Glendale CA 91203

Direct 818.547.2465 ▪ Mobile 818.445.4028 ▪ Fax 260.455.9059 ▪ John.Marshall@LFG.comwww.ResourceGroup.us

John Marshall is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. Securities and advisory services offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. (Member SIPC) a broker/dealer and registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln Marketing and Insurance Agency, LLC and Lincoln Associates Insurance Agency, Inc. and other fine companies. CA Insurance License #0B12349 CRN-2022333-020818