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Aleksandr S. Seleznev, MBA, CFP®, CFA

Senior Investment Advisor and Chief Operating Officer, MBI LLC

Aleksandr Seleznev is a Senior Investment Advisor at CBM – Councilor, Buchanan and Mitchell, P.C. who specializes in translating complex financial planning and investment challenges into a simple set of actions. Alex’s passion for financial planning comes from his desire to support people in their efforts to meet their goals and lead the kind of life they want to lead.

As a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) professional with more than 10 years of experience, Alex collaborates with clients on development and implementation of a strategy that accounts for their short- and long-term objectives. Alex understands the major concerns facing individuals and families that become a critical part of the planning process such as education, savings, insurance and other life events such as transition to retirement, receipt of inheritance, birth of a child or divorce.

Alex utilizes the cash-flow based approach for holistic decision making when it comes to major decisions ranging from a house purchase and insurance planning to asset allocation and specific investment selection. This approach helps clients to understand and reduce the emotional aspects and unnecessary ambiguity in their financial and life choices.

Alex works with a diverse group of clients including business owners, retirees, doctors, attorneys, young professionals and newly divorced individuals. This multifaceted experience provides him with ample opportunities to stay current in today’s rapidly changing environment.

Alex also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of CBM’s subsidiary, May Barnhard Investments LLC, an SEC registered investment advisory firm, with five active registered investment advisors.

In his free time Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and son. Alex is an avid tennis player. He helped his semi-professional team to advance to the 3rd position in the USTA National 5.0+ league.

Professional Qualifications and Education

  • MBA, Old Dominion University, Concentration in Business Valuation and Investments
  • B.A., Old Dominion University, Finance and Decision Sciences

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Member, National Capital Association of Financial Planners
  • Member, CFA Society of Washington D.C.

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