Tampa Bay, FL
Florida Veterinary Advisors
Tom Seeko specializes working with students, veterinarians, and practice owners and speaks nationally. He co-founded Florida Veterinary Advisors (FVA) in 2014 to bring clarity, confidence, control, and contentment to veterinarians. FVA is a RACE approved provider with several complimentary courses available online. Tom is the co-founder and co-host of the Smarter Vet Podcast, a podcast created for veterinarians. Each episode covers different financial topics and periodic interviews with other veterinarians and professionals who work in the industry. Tom is also a Certified Exit Planner (CExP) and works closely with people who want to purchase, sell, and bring partners into their practice.
Topic #1: Jump Start Your Finances
Description: Financial knowledge is invaluable. While you're in school this is the perfect time to get a jump start and prepare for the real world as a veterinarian. Our presentation is designed to provide actionable steps that you can take as a veterinary student and important things to consider when starting your career.
Topic #2: Student Loan Workaround for Starting or Buying a Veterinary Practice
Description: VBMA members have a strong desire to learn about practice ownership. Many are discouraged to own a practice due to the high amount of student loans. The great news is there are lots of opportunities available to start or buy a practice even with student loans. We dive into important things you should be doing to become a practice owner and steps to get there even with student loans.
Topic #3: 3 Financial Things You Can Control as a Graduating Veterinarian
Description: When you graduate it can be scary that now all these financial decisions need to be made (while trying to get acclimated to your career!). We spend our time in this presentation to review the 3 things that you can control and how to ignore all the noise that you have little control over.
Topic #4: Creating Balance Within Your Finances
Description: We discuss what a balance sheet is, how it applies to your personal finances (and business), and what it means to get organized financially.
Topic #5: Your Most Important Asset
Description: During this presentation we cover your most important asset and all the things that you can do to protect that asset with disability insurance, life insurance, auto insurance, and legal documents.
Speaker Fees: Available upon request.
Tom Seeko is a Registered Representatives and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). Securities products and advisory services offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America®️ (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. Florida Veterinary Advisors is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. Florida Veterinary Advisors is not registered in any state or with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Registered Investment Advisor. The individuals associated with Florida Veterinary Advisors do not maintain specialized licenses or qualifications for the financial services provided to veterinary professionals. Tom CA insurance license number 0K80141. 2021-116258 Exp 2/23