Robert Votruba, CFS, MBA, Ph.D.
Senior VP, Director of Investments
Dr. Votruba began his career in the financial services industry in 1993. As Director of Investments and Senior Vice President for National Financial Network, Robert oversees the firm’s 65 Registered Representatives and determines the company’s investment recommendations. Dr. Votruba is National Financial Network’s resource for all investment related products/services, including: variable annuities, 529’s, pension design, 401(k)’s, fixed annuities, and separate account programs. He is a licensed instructor in the state of New York and frequently teaches continuing education classes to Certified Public Accounts and other Financial Advisors on advanced financial planning concepts such as pension and retirement planning.
Dr. Votruba’s dedication to his clients and the industry is evident in his ongoing effort to educate himself. Robert earned his Doctorate at Hofstra University where he studied the performance of Financial Advisors. Robert also holds the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designation. The CFS is an intensive program that educates advisors about the various aspects of mutual fund investing and financial planning. Dr. Votruba also holds an MBA in Finance and Investments.
Robert is actively involved in local charities, including the Hance Family Foundation and the Garden City Turkey Trot. He is an avid runner and triathlete, and has completed numerous marathons and triathlons, including the IronMan.
Registered Representative & Investment Advisor of Park Avenue Securities, Financial Representative of Guardian