John B. Zachary

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John B. Zachary – CFP®
Associate Wealth Advisor


Professional Licenses:
FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations
North Carolina Life, Variable Life, and Variable Annuity Insurance Agent

John is an associate wealth advisor at Pathfinder. He specializes in developing financial plans and investment options for the second generation and younger families. John also works closely with folks who are planning for retirement and helping them stay on their financial path. John has been a part of the Pathfinder team for more than eight years, serving various roles in both planning and investments for our clients. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, John has extensive knowledge and experience in comprehensive financial planning.  John graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in May 2009 with a BS in finance and management. Throughout his college career, John worked for Harris Teeter as an accounting assistant and customer service clerk in the accounting department. He also previously owned and operated his own business—an online retail store that sold sporting apparel and accessories. John is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the Surfrider Foundation, and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. John is an alumnus of the 2016-17 class of Leadership Wilmington through the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

John is one of the rare Wilmington residents who was born and has lived here his entire life—he loves all the things that this area has to offer. John is very close to his family, who all still live in Wilmington, including his mother; his twin brother, Chris; older brother, Billy; younger brother, Parker; and sister, Rachel. John and his wife, Allie, welcomed their daughter, Piper, into the world in July 2015. In their free time, they enjoy spending time outdoors with their two dogs, Mya and Boo Radley. John focuses on living an active lifestyle by surfing, hiking, golfing, and traveling.