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Thomas Taranto is a Senior Financial Advisor in the Youngstown, Ohio office of HBKS® Wealth Advisors (HBKS®). He joined HBKS® in 2011. Mr. Taranto has extensive experience working with high net-worth families on comprehensive financial planning, estate planning, insurance planning and asset management services.

Additionally, Mr. Taranto has worked with a wide array of clients, including institutional investors, major donors, small businesses and non-profit organizations. He specializes in finding solutions for business and land owners seeking unique financial planning. Specifically, he has helped many clients capitalize on oil, gas and other energy-related investments in order to maximize the yield of their ventures.

Mr. Taranto earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing and Logistics from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business and a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration, also from The Ohio State University. Mr. Taranto is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®. He has also acquired his Life, Annuity and Health Insurance Licenses.

He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and serves on the Finance Committee at Canfield Presbyterian Church. He also serves as Treasurer of the Canfield Soccer Club. He organizes the annual Steve Speece Memorial Triathlon and Picnic and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). Mr. Taranto was also a Staff Assistant on the Columbus State Community College men’s basketball team, which included a National Runner-Up finish in 2008.

Mr. Taranto and his wife, Stephanie, enjoy spending time with their children, Alex, Audrey and Addison, as well as staying active through running, cycling and participating in triathlons. They passionately work to raise awareness of Pancreatic Cancer in their community.

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