Al Whalen is Chief Executive Officer of the Whalen Group.
Al is a Certified Financial Planner and is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. He has lectured at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and at the College of Southern Nevada on taxation and investment strategies.
For over 26 years, Al hosted a twice weekly radio show, “Let’s Talk Money”, were listeners could ask questions about; stocks, bonds, mutual funds, the markets, the economy, income and estate taxation, retirement planning, social security or any money related issues and Al would answer their questions.
Mr. Whalen is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, the National Society of Accountants, and the Financial Planning Association. Al is a national speaker on taxation and recognized authority on estate and charitable planning concepts.
Consumers Research Council of America recognized Al in the 2005-2008 editions as one of the Nation’s best Financial Planners. Al is a board member of the Panguitch Foundation for Education and the Whalen Foundation for Education. He is a Board member emeritus of the College of Southern Nevada Foundation and one of the founding board members for the Institute for Real Estate Studies Foundation at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In 2000 Al received honorary degree of Humanities from the College of Southern Nevada for his commitment to education. In 2001 the Association of Fund raising Professionals recognized Mr. Whalen as a “Spirit of Giving Honoree”. In 2010 both Al and his wife Jeanne were recognized as Legacy of Lifetime Achievement Honorees by the CSN Board of Trustees.
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