In 2013 after personally experiencing a lifetime of the vagaries and realities of the financial markets he founded his practice on sturdy principles and no-nonsense strategies to help his clients. As a dually licensed Fiduciary and holistic Advisor Skip is driven to work in the best interests of his clients. He utilizes his experience in finance and real estate while working with market trading organizations, elder law attorneys and certified public accountants. He built Terra Firma Financial Advisory to work with real, hard-working people by providing them with financial education and direction using plain English and common sense. He also incorporated in-house tax strategy and preparation along with Estate Planning to assist our clients in all things related to retirement finance and legal standing conveniently under one roof.
His practice utilizes comprehensive Income Planning which is the only way he knows one can experience the peace of mind one deserves in retirement. Skip now enjoys working with clients and small businesses through one-on-one meetings, dinner seminars and workshops as well as educating the public through his radio and
Skip married his wife Kathleen in 1982 where they raised their family in Bedford NH for 28 years. When the kids went to school Kath went back to work teaching Health and Phys Ed at Bedford High School for a decade before graduating to Grandmotherhood. The Kelley’s have three children, Duke, Ryder and Cody Rose who since graduating have all moved out west to follow their ski dreams out in Lake Tahoe. Cody Rose is the sole returnee who came back to work in finance with her dad. Skip and Kath are now blessed to reside back up in God’s country overlooking the lake once again and chasing their four Grandkids.
As a big time, sports fan, it is only natural that he loves the Sox, Pats, Bruins and Celts along with his beloved Wildcats. A big supporter of children’s athletics, Skip has a long resume of coaching and sat on the board of several local leagues. Nothing is more important to Skip than the family and he relishes every moment, whether it’s boating, water skiing, snow skiing, hiking, golf or flying his little two-seater putt-putt Piper Colt.