Presenter Bios

Justin Kribs, MS, CFP® is the Director of Financial Planning and Student Loan Services with InsMed. Prior to joining InsMed he spent 5 years as the Manager of Student Debt Counseling and Financial Management at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR. Justin was just 1 of 3 CFP® professionals nationally that worked for a medical university in such a capacity. 
During this time he had over 2,000 meetings with students, residents, practitioners, and faculty helping them get a handle on their financial situations by integrating loan repayment with long term financial goals. Justin has spoken at the national level and brings extensive experience and insights in the specialized areas of student loan repayment strategies.  Justin earned his CFP designation in September of 2009 and earned his Master’s in personal financial planning from Kansas State University in 2014. Justin lives in Camas Washington with his wife Akiko, and their 3 daughters.
Akerman Financial Inc. led by Jacob Akerman is an independent financial and insurance advisory firm dedicated to identifying and addressing the financial security needs of healthcare professionals. As specialists in the industry, Akerman Financial Inc. has a unique, client-driven approach that combines intellectual capital, industry expertise, and a commitment to consultative, personalized service. We offer a suite of products and services that can be individually and directly tailored to address your specific needs. Since its inception in 2005, Akerman Financial Inc. has demonstrated its depth of experience by devising innovative solutions to meet the challenges of today’s medical students, nurses, residents and practicing healthcare professionals, and providing the best security and protection while managing costs. Currently, Akerman Financial Inc. serves clients in 16 states. With our growing practice of financial planning professionals, we take a team-based, client-driven approach to provide the highest levels of professional advice, service and products.