Earl Hines is President and CEO of Hines Warner Wealth Management, LLC. Hines Warner is an independent registered investment advisor located in Portland, Oregon, serving clients all over the United States. The firm's mission is to assist affluent families and business owners protect and steward financial assets, and as a fee-only practice, no commissions are received on any investment products or services recommended. Earl is a Certified Estate Advisor® and Accredited Wealth Management Advisor®, and member of the National Ethics Bureau. He has served on several corporate and non-profit boards, is a respected public speaker and author, and has been featured as a financial planning expert in Medicine in Oregon. His first book, Fearless Retirement, was published in 2009. Prior to co-founding Hines Warner, Earl worked for Intel Corporation and IBM Corporation for over 17 years, serving in a variety of executive management roles spanning research, product development, marketing and sales. Earl graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University in 1993, received his AWMA® accreditation from the College of Financial Planning in 2008, and holds Series 63 and 65 securities licenses.