ANDREW KOMAROW, MSFS, CFP, CNP | Andrew is the Founder of Planning Across the Spectrum and specializes in helping any self-advocating client or family with autism and intellectual disabilities. Andrew is a passionate advocate for autism awareness in his community and for his work as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certified Neurodiversity Professional (CNP). He has always worked toward helping his clients gain financial security now and for their future. Putting both of these interests together, Andrew was inspired to launch Planning Across the Spectrum. Andrew understands the difficulty and stigma that many individuals with special needs face. Having received his Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis as an adult, many questions about the struggles he had growing up, and as a young adult, were answered.
Andrew earned a Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) and has achieved the distinction of being a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a 2020 ABLE NRC Ambassador. He has certifications as a Behavioral Financial Advisor(BFA), Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC), and an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) among his other designations. As a business owner, husband, and father Andrew does not get much spare time, but when he does, he enjoys tinkering with electronics, travel, and bike rides. He resides in the Farmington Valley with his wife, daughter, and his dog Bentley.