Eric Powell joined Core Wealth Advisors as a Financial Advisor in 2017. He specializes in the intricacies of the Florida Retirement System, guiding clients to make a suitable decision when choosing their pension and DROP options. Eric’s past experience in the public service sector provides an additional vantage point when designing and implementing effective planning processes for retirement and beyond.

Eric began his financial industry career with a national firm as a Financial Associate from 2015 to 2017. He served the public as a Firefighter with Polk County Fire Rescue from 2006 to 2014, ultimately achieving the rank of Lieutenant.

Eric received his Firefighter Certification in 2005 from Ridge Technical Center. His Fire Officer 1 Certification was obtained from St. Petersburg College in 2010.

Eric is a Rotarian in The Lakeland Rotary Club and is the club administration committee chair. He is also the treasurer of CampFire Sunshine Central Florida, a board member of READ Lakeland and an active volunteer at his church. In his downtime, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and their daughter Adalyn.