Bob is an award-winning financial planner who joined Carter Financial Management in 1988 after a successful career in executive financial management. The Berg Team includes his son and partner, Joel C. Berg, CFP®. Their practice specializes in serving the needs of corporate executives, business owners and individuals planning for or involved with retirement.
Bob spearheads the Carter Corporate Advantage (CCA) program, a service designed to help leading businesses provide a financial planning perk to their key executives. This strategy helps to improve workplace benefits packages and enhances businesses’ abilities to attract and retain talented leaders. The perk, provided to employees through CCA, includes guidance on stock-related compensation, personalized wealth preservation and risk management, estate planning and tax planning.
Consistently named by D Magazine as one of “The Best Financial Planners in Dallas”1, Bob holds the advanced credential “Investment Management Consultant”², demonstrating his knowledge of planning solutions for high-net-worth individuals. He is a sought-out leader for continuing education workshops on topics including Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management, The Basics of Financial Planning and Small Business Planning.
Bob is past president and chairman of the board for the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP), the largest association of financial planners in the country. Additionally, he was a board member of the Dallas Chapter of The Institute for Certified Financial Planners.
Active in civic and church activities, Bob is a past board member of the Children’s Oral Health Foundation, has served as president of a YMCA chapter, and president of a Little League baseball association. Currently, he serves as a trustee of the Catholic Foundation of Dallas and is a committee member of the Dallas Diocesan Education Endowment Trust. He is a past president of the North Dallas/Park Cities Kiwanis Club.
He graduated from Northland College with a degree in Business Administration.
1 D Magazine asks every wealth management firm and team in the Dallas-Fort Worth chapters of the Financial Planning Association® and the Investment Management Consultants Association® to tell them about their practice. The final list is selected based on these criteria: top firms or teams must have total assets under management for individual clients of at least $100 million; a 95 percent client retention rate in the last two years; no current disciplinary action; and at least five years of experience. They must also be a fiduciary for their clients, and their compensation model cannot be commission-based. A panel of esteemed local wealth managers reviews the final list. Neither the firms nor their employees pay a fee to D Magazine in exchange for inclusion in the list. Inclusion on the list is no guarantee as to future investment success. Raymond James is not affiliated with D Magazine. The inclusion of a financial advisor or practice on the list should not be construed as an endorsement of the financial advisory practice
by D Magazine.
² Completed the Raymond James Institute of Investment Management Consulting Program. Raymond James is not affiliated with and does not endorsement the Carter Corporate Advantage program. Raymond James does not offer tax or legal advice. You should discuss any tax or legal matters with the appropriate professional. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.