Randy L. Thurman, CFP®, CPA/PFS, is CEO of Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc.. Since 1986, Randy’s work has helped countless clients reach their retirement goals. Randy is regularly featured on regional and national best-of lists including Worth magazine’s annual list of Top Financial Advisers in the country, Medical Economics’ list of Best Financial Advisers, and he received the Oklahoma Society of CPAs award for Outstanding CPA in Financial Planning.
Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. is a fee-only firm currently managing over $1 billion in assets. As CEO, Randy is deeply involved in the strategies that have earned it a reputation as one of the leading investment firms in the nation—including Bloomberg Wealth Manager Magazine featuring Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. four times on its list of Top Wealth Managers, and twice in its Wealth Manager Top Dog Report.
An in-demand voice on financial planning, Randy is sought-after for comment by news outlets including Fox News network’s Fox on Money and he is the former host of the weekly radio program Money Talks. Randy writes frequently about financial matters with articles published in CPAFocus, Medical Economics Magazine, NW Style Magazine, Slice, Metro Journal, and The Oklahoman, among others. In addition to The All-Weather Retirement Portfolio, Randy is the author of Get Rich Slowly but Surely, One More Step, The Worry-Free Guide to Finding a Trustworthy Financial Advisor, and More Than A Millionaire.
Randy earned his MBA from Oklahoma State University and has over a decade of experience teaching the Fundamentals of Investing at the college level. Beyond his financial career, Randy is a Rotarian and a member of several boards including the Greater Oklahoma City YMCA, Oklahoma City Employees Retirement System, and Oklahoma College Savings Plan.
Randy lives in South Oklahoma City with his wife Pati and their son, Levi.