The Hosts

Zebra Smash is a collaboration between two friends in the financial planning business.  We enjoy being a part of the conversations that shape our profession.

 
Ben trying to think of a witty comeback...

Ben trying to think of a witty comeback...

Ben Birken, CFP®

Ben's name comes before Roger's alphabetically, which is why you're reading his bio first.

He is a financial advisor at Woodward Financial Advisors, Inc. in Chapel Hill, NC.

Roger blatantly trying to land an Apple endorsement deal...

Roger blatantly trying to land an Apple endorsement deal...

Roger Pine, CFP®, CFA

Lives in Texas.

He is a financial advisor and partner at Briaud Financial Advisors in College Station, TX.