Steve Craffen, is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, and recipient of an MBA in Finance from Rutgers, he began his career as an engineer.
He later made the career change to financial services, and joined Prudential in 1988, selling investment and insurance products.
Dissatisfied with that approach, he became a financial planner and investment advisor, and in 1993 founded Stonegate Wealth Management, LLC.
Based in Oakland, NJ. Stonegate
has approximately $130 million in assets under management.
service to NAPFA
and the Northeast Mid-Atlantic Region Board
includes: Member Region Conference Committee
(2007-09), Region Study Group Leader (2008-12), Region Chair (2013-14), Region President (2012-13), member Board of Governors (2012-14), member Relocation Task Force (2014), and member NAPFA Ethics Committee (2014-present).
is a Chartered Financial Analyst® Chartholder, a Chartered Financial Consultant®, and a Chartered Life Underwriter®.
Additionally, he received a Master of Science in Financial Planning with concentrations in estate and retirement planning.
resides with his
wife and daughter, where he
enjoys hobbies that include reading, photography, sports cars, and karate-in which he
holds a black belt in Shotokan.