AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President


Asheville, NC, September 1, 2015 - The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Glen Pier as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Asheville, NC Chapter.

Bringing 15 years of experience to the Chapter, Glen is a Master Elite IRA advisor with the Ed Slott Group, he is able to provide the most up to date information on the rules and regulations governing IRAs and other retirement accounts. Glen is a member of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, the National Ethics Bureau, and the Better Business Bureau. Monthly, Glen sponsors complimentary educational luncheons where he educates the local community on various financial topics. Additionally, he was featured as a guest speaker on Yahoo Finance where he was invited to discuss inherited IRAs. He is passionate about empowering people with the education and information necessary to make smart decisions with their money. Attracted to the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Glen and his wife of 25 years, Irene, reside in Arden, North Carolina. Together they enjoy spending time with their daughter and grandson. Glen is also a Yoga enthusiast who appreciates reading philosophy and embraces activities that promote making the world a better place. He believes in living a life of service, and that is what he is here to do.  He is delighted to be working as president of the Asheville Chapter of AFEA where he promotes financial literacy. 

AFEA is thrilled to have Glen join us in our mission to empower Americans to take control of their finances by providing educational classes and workshops in communities nationwide.

As Chapter President, Glen will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the community. The Asheville Chapter will also be fundraising to support other local charities including The Society for Financial Awareness. Fifteen percent of all funds raised by AFEA will be donated to local charities with similar missions and causes within the chapter area.

About the American Financial Education Alliance

AFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and is comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to empower Americans to take control of their finances by providing educational classes in communities nationwide.

For more information on the Asheville, NC Chapter, please visit Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s nominated charity, can be made by going to: or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance
8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201
Charlotte, NC 28211