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    Meet Jimmy Howard

    Jimmy Howard has been in the financial services industry for nearly 10 years. As an independent financial professional and co-founder of Empower Financial Group, which he founded with Togger Akin in 2010, he is dedicated to serving individuals and business owners with personal attention and integrity. His passion for his clients’ well-being and his desire to help create sound financial strategies for his clients stems, in part, from having a father with a partial disability. Through this experience, Jimmy knows how important it is for clients to have confidence in their financial futures no matter what life throws their way.

    Jimmy studied business management at Eastern Kentucky University and Northern Kentucky University. He holds health, life, property and casualty insurance licenses in Kentucky and Ohio. He is also well-versed in retirement income planning and is pursuing his Series 65 license.

    As a lifelong resident of Northern Kentucky, Jimmy enjoys spending time with close friends and family, including his parents and two sisters. He also likes playing fetch with his Labrador, Lucy, as well as fishing, hunting and enjoying the wonders of nature.

    Meet Togger (John Kyle) Akin

    Togger (John Kyle) Akin has been in the financial services industry for more than a decade, working for nationally known companies before becoming an independent financial professional and forming Empower Financial Group with Jimmy Howard in 2010. He has life and health insurance licenses in Kentucky and Ohio.

    Born and raised in Burlington, Ky., where he still resides, Togger grew up with financially successful parents. This observation, combined with his education at the University of Kentucky, where he studied foreign language and international economics, gave him a desire to help people protect what they’ve worked for and navigate their financial futures. Togger sees himself as a trusted teacher for his clients at Empower Financial Group, helping to translate often-complex insurance topics into easy-to-understand financial strategies.

    Togger and his wife Carmen have two young children, Finnan and Emery. Passionate about nature and the outdoors,

    Togger enjoys gardening, landscaping, hunting and fishing. He also enjoys cultural experiences, including the arts, travel and fine dining. He supports a variety of environmental and humanitarian causes.


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