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Leadership and Team

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Ted Mulligan, CFP® Financial Advisor 603-821-5366 ted@acornnh.com

In 1996 my wife Shelley accepted a faculty position at the University of New Hampshire and our family moved here from Seattle. We could tell there were fewer places better than New Hampshire to raise a family. Our daughter Jessica is now headed to college and aspires to study chemistry. Our son Scott is a chemical engineer at Lonza in Portsmouth, and our son Eric is an architectural designer in Keene.

In 2014 as Shelley was on sabbatical in Australia she suggested that if I change careers I should do something in personal finance & investments.  After all, several shelves at home are full of books on these topics.  She thought it would be important for me to do something closer to what inspires me.  Jump ahead three years… CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner study and examination passed, and I proudly serve the role of Financial Advisor at Acorn Financial. 

I am proud of the transition I've made to the financial services industry. I am passionate and dedicated to helping people see the possibilities of a well-managed financial world.

In a prior life, I was an occupational therapist and moved up to manager, director, and corporate consultant in the Medicare and eldercare industry.  I have experience helping clients understand the nuances of this stage of life. "Client-Centered Care" is my DNA.

To keep in step with community I sit on the Board of Directors of the Oyster River Youth Association. The organization serves local youth sports. My coaching and umpiring days are behind me since the kids have aged out, but I enjoy the energy sports provide.

An avid golfer, I bring a respectable but uninspiring 11 handicap to the links. A recent trip to Ireland left me in awe of the landscape. I aim to return but tempted to try Scotland first. On Sundays I can be found playing "old guy" tennis. Our goals are modest; get some exercise, hit the occasional good shot, and no injuries.  

Affiliations: Financial Planning Association, member since 2015

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