Tom Walker, a Federal Benefits Consultant specializing in Retirement Planning, is the President and Founder of Walker Capital Preservation Group, Inc.  As a Chartered Federal Employee Benefits Consultant℠, Tom is one of only roughly 400 Retirement Planners in the nation to be designated as having this level of expertise in Federal Benefits.  Tom has a passion for sharing this knowledge which has led him to writing as a Featured Author on many of the largest Federal Employee News Syndicates in the country - FedSmith, FederalNewsRadio, and Federal Employee's News Digest.

He is a frequent speaker at educational workshops and seminars for all agencies and branches of the federal government.  Tom believes in a Holistic Approach to Retirement Planning to coordinate your benefits, assets, estate, legacy, and long-term care.  He is among the few professionals trained to cover both the aspects of your Retirement that are unique to the Federal Employee (like the SSB and WEP) as well as ones that apply to Retirees across the board (such as Social Security, Medicare, and aspects of retirement taxation).

As a native of Maryland, Tom currently resides in beautiful Charlotte, NC and splits time between his offices in each location. Tom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where he majored in Marketing and Psychology.  As an avid reader, Tom’s bookshelves are constantly stocked with a wide array of books devoted to topics such as financial planning, retirement preparation strategies, Social Security maximization, and retirement taxation concerns.