Biography

Leasha West, known as America’s Retirement Authority, is a highly decorated Marine Corps veteran and respected community leader. With the explosive success of her firm West Financial Group, Inc., she is now recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in retirement planning.
As an award-winning and multiple best-selling author, Leasha was selected as one of America’s PremierExperts® and is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, and Inc. Magazine, as well as featured in several publications and news outlets commenting on retirement issues. She has shared the stage at distinguished conferences across the country with legends of business, Hollywood, politics and sports – such as Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, Eric Trump, NFL Hall of Famer and 3-time Super Bowl Champion Michael Irvin, Fashion Mogul Donna Karan, Oprah’s life partner Stedman Graham, Supermodel turned Supermogul Kathy Ireland, George Ross of the Donald Trump Organization and Celebrity Apprentice, NY Times #1 Best-Selling Author Dr. John Gray, the lingerie tycoon of Europe Michelle Mone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the World’s #1 Wealth Coach, JT Foxx.
Leasha’s combined knowledge and celebrity status has solidified her as a retirement planning guru, as she is frequently called on by local and national media for her ability to communicate, teach and transfer her innovative and rarefied financial skills.
Leasha’s leadership skills have made her a powerful force in her community; she serves on the Boards of Directors for numerous non-profit and for-profit organizations. As a result of Leasha’s outstanding volunteerism, she was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award by President Barack Obama.
In addition to her community involvement, she is a multi-year member of the Million Dollar Round Table, was named to the Circle of Excellence by the Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS), is a member of the National Ethics Association and was chosen as one of North America’s Elite Women in Insurance by Insurance Business America Magazine.
Educationally, Leasha holds a Masters Degree in Financial Services and the prestigious designations of Chartered Financial Consultant®, Certified Long Term Care, National Social Security Advisor® and Chartered Advisor for Senior Living®. She is the official spokeswoman for The American College.
Leasha has intensity, contagious enthusiasm and amazing passion for helping baby boomers, seniors, and retirees preserve and protect their portfolios, maximize their Social Security income, make sense of Medicare, generate income through solid cashflow and use growth to offset inflation.
Through Leasha’s strategies and inspiration, retirees are likely to avoid probate court and protect their assets, investments and savings from losses due to volatile markets, needless taxation or an extended illness. She has personally helped thousands of clients retire in the comfort of their homes rather than being cared for in a nursing home.
If you are retired or retiring soon, and would like to learn more about securing your retirement in any economy, visit Leasha’s websites to read articles, watch videos and receive free special reports:
www.westfinancialgroup.com or
www.americasretirementauthority.com
You can connect with Leasha at: leasha@westfinancialgroup.com www.twitter.com/LeashaWest www.facebook.com/LeashaWest https://www.linkedin.com/in/leashawest https://plus.google.com/+LeashaWest