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Tom Ackmann

A man with short dark hair and glasses stands smiling. He is wearing a light gray checkered suit jacket over a blue and white checkered shirt. He is standing in an indoor setting with wooden door frames and a wall lamp in the background.

Thomas Ackmann

Principal, Senior Retirement Plan Advisor

Tom’s professional experience positions him to understand the rewards and challenges of offering a qualified retirement plan.

His two decades of experience in all aspects of recordkeeping, compliance, design, and participant education provides a unique perspective that considers the sponsor, the plan and the participants.


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Bachelor of Arts, Communications, Cum Laude – Concordia University, River Forest, IL


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Member, Board of Directors, Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

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Member, Board of Directors, Concordia Lutheran High School

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Member, Board of Directors, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Northeast Indiana

Words to Live By

Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some type of battle.  J.M.Barrie

Favorite Book

“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens

Personal Pursuits

Tom enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, gardening, reading and generally being outside.

Get Thomas Ackmann's Help

As life events and stages demand adjustments to your financial plan, SYM’s mission is to proactively attend to your financial realities as your advocate so that you can focus on relationships and enjoying life. To have SYM Financial Advisors Fort Wayne work for you call 800-888-7968 or email info@sym.com.