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About PSG

Robert Hayes Carson, MBA

Robert Hayes Carson, MBA

Managing Partner

Robert has been a financial planner to the affluent since 1993. He specializes in providing comprehensive financial planning solutions to individuals and business owners. His primary focus is to provide advanced strategies for estate preservation, business succession planning, and asset management.

In addition to his focus on clients, he also oversees a group of financial planners and an administrative support team for Planning Solutions Group. In 2001, the partners nominated Bob to act as the Managing Partner for the firm. As the Managing Partner, Bob leads the strategic direction of the firm and implements new business initiatives to improve PSG’s planning, client service, and communication. Bob is a five-time winner of the Five Star Wealth Manager Award and has been featured as a guest speaker at the Lincoln Financial advisors Planning Forum and the Triad Advisors National Conference. In addition, Bob is sought out as a trusted advisor by several CPA firms, attorneys, and banks to offer sophisticated planning strategies to their affluent clients.

Bob earned his Bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of Baltimore. He received his Masters of Business Administration from the same institution.

Meet Bob’s Team: Melinda Boyd, Zulpikar Iskander, Laura Sokolowski

Maryland Office
8161 Maple Lawn Blvd, Suite 400
Fulton, MD 20759

Phone 301.543.6001
Toll Free 888.740.3501
Fax 301.543.6030

Timothy J. Kvech, CMFC

Timothy J. Kvech, CMFC

Partner

Tim has been a Financial Planner since 1991 and is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). He is a Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC) and specializes in providing advanced estate planning strategies, business succession solutions, and objective wealth management advice to business owners and high level executives, with specific expertise in the automobile industry. Tim is sought out as a strategic partner by several accounting firms to provide comprehensive financial planning solutions to their top clients. Tim has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager and has been a featured speaker at automobile dealer association meetings.

Tim is a Board Member of the Howard County Estate Planning Council which promotes philanthropy in estate and wealth management planning in a way that creates a lasting legacy for the public good.  He is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s College where he earned his Bachelor degree. Tim is active in his community and was a Western Howard County youth soccer coach for many years. Tim is married with two kids and as a family they support the TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors with both time and funding, as well as several other philanthropic causes.

Meet Tim’s Team: Kathleen Nolan, Heather Donhauser, Laura Sokolowski

Maryland Office
8161 Maple Lawn Blvd, Suite 400
Fulton, MD 20759
Phone 301.543.6002
Toll Free 888.740.3501
Fax 301.543.6030

Donald S. Hannahs, CFP®

Donald S. Hannahs, CFP®

Founding Partner

Don is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and has been in the advisory business since 1987. He is a founding partner of Planning Solutions Group, which was formed in 2001. Planning Solutions Group is a leader in family wealth management and is comprised of 30 employees and over 1,500 clients with offices in Maryland and Virginia Beach. Don’s practice focuses in the areas of wealth management, business continuity planning, fringe benefit design, and estate planning.

Don is a frequent speaker/educator who empowers high net worth business owners. He provides educational workshops and seminars throughout the nation at Colleges, Universities, Clubs, and Associations including Christopher Newport University, Montgomery College, and Johns Hopkins University. He has been a featured speaker for many trade associations including, the DC Bar, Associated Builders & Contractors, Johns Hopkins University-Physicians, Maryland Dental Association, Intermodal Association, National Electrical Contractors Association, Printing and Graphics Association, Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals, and Air Conditioning Contractors Association, and Northeast Equipment Dealers Association. Don is a regular instructor at the NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) Academy helping dealer candidates and family businesses transition to the next generation. He has been a guest on CNNFN’s TV show for Entrepreneurs Only, as well as a radio guest on WTOP, WEAA, WPGC and on WBAL Radio’s Ron Smith Show.

Don sits on the Board of Hampton Roads Financial Planning Association. He volunteers for the “500 Financially Fit Families Program” in Virginia Beach helping mentor citizens on budgeting and paying off debt. He formerly sat on the Board of Directors for the Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center and is a former Board Member of the Easter Seals Foundation of Central Maryland. He is also the past president of the board of trustees at his church. Don has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager for five consecutive years.

Don is a graduate of Elizabethtown College where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He is married to Debbie and has two grown sons.

Meet Don’s Team: Malinda Vance, Alexander Cochran, Laura Sokolowski

Virginia Office
2247 W. Great Neck Rd, Suite 201
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Maryland Office
8161 Maple Lawn Blvd, Suite 400
Fulton, MD 20759

Phone 757.271.8824
Phone 301.543.6003
Toll Free 888.740.3501
Fax 301.543.6030

Maryland Office
8161 Maple Lawn Blvd, Ste 400, Fulton, MD 20759
Phone: 301-543-6000 Toll Free: 888-740-3501

Virginia Office
2247 W. Great Neck Rd, Ste 201, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: 757-271-8824 Toll Free: 888-740-3501

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Planning Solutions Group, LLC