Brain Nelson Ford – Author, Workplace Finance Expert & Financial Literacy Advocate

 Brian Nelson Ford workplace financial literacy event

Personal Notes

“True Financial Greatness is more than outward prosperity and has less to do with dollar signs than it does with how money affects your life and your relationships.”
Brian Nelson Ford


Brian Nelson Ford Bio

Brian Nelson Ford is the Founder and President of 8 Pillars Financial Education Company. His goal is to rejuvenate the country’s financial health one person at a time. He is also the “Financial Well-Being Executive” at Suntrust, a financial services company.

Brian is an accomplished and well-respected author. In addition to The 8 Pillars of Financial Greatness, he has authored an award-winning children’s book titled Marshmallows and Bikes – Teaching Children (and Adults) Personal Finance.

The New York Times had this to say: “The 8 Pillars of Financial Greatness hits the nail on the head. Brian Nelson Ford breaks the trend and delivers and educational, enjoyable, and refreshing read for anyone who wants to get serious about money.”

Brian received Bachelors Degrees in Business Management as well as Marriage, Family & Human Development from Brigham Young University. Further, he received a Masters Degree in Personal Finance from the College for Financial Planning.

Brian’s experience as a finance speaker and expert combined with his background in business and education uniquely qualify him to impact people’s lives for good. For these reasons, Utah Valley Magazine has listed him on their Fabulous 50 list – recognizing some of the most accomplished individuals in Utah. In addition, Business Q Magazine has recently named Brian as one of the top 10 entrepreneurs in Utah!