Why I Became a Financial Advisor (Video)

By Andrew (Andy) Young, CPA/PFS, CFP®

Are you looking for a financial advisor you can trust? In this video, Andy Young of Galecki Financial Management explains how an episode from his childhood led him to become a financial advisor. Now he helps his clients by offering more than just advice. He recently was honored as one of the Forty under 40, recognized by Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly as one of the top professionals in business in all of Northeast Indiana. Watch the video to learn more.

About Andy

Andrew (Andy) Young, CPA/PFS, CFP® is a Senior Financial Planner and Owner / Principal with Galecki Financial Management. Andy’s CPA designation and previous tax experience makes him a great resource for individuals and families with complex tax situations, such as small business owners and high-income taxpayers. 

Andy joined Galecki Financial Management in 2013 and became a shareholder in 2019. Overall, he has more than 10 years of experience in tax strategy and wealth management.  

Andy earned his bachelor’s degrees in Accounting (2010) and Finance (2011) from Indiana University Fort Wayne. While at IPFW, Andy ran cross country and also was a volunteer assistant coach in his final year. During school and after graduation, Andy worked at a local CPA firm. In 2011, Andy decided to change paths and focus on asset management and financial planning. Andy accepted a position with Ameriprise Financial where he worked with clients to help manage their investment portfolios.

Outside of work, Andy is board treasurer for Crossroad Child and Family Services and chair of the organization’s finance committee. In his spare time, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife Mollee and their dog, Toby. He and Mollee have three nieces and one nephew. They enjoy playing golf and being outdoors in warm weather. Andy is an avid sports fan.


  • Bachelor’s Degrees in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University Fort Wayne
  • Earned Certified Public Accountant designation
  • Earned Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 2014
  • Serves as Board Treasurer for Crossroad Child and Family Services

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