Frank E. Yozwiak, CFP®, J.D., LL.M. in Taxation


It is truly an honor and a privilege to help our clients achieve their financial goals.  At Ballast I am able to help secure the future not only for our clients, but for their families as well, and I take that very seriously.”

Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, Frank earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business from the Richard T.  Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.   Frank earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.   During his time in law school, Frank served as an Associate Justice of the Moot Court Executive Board and was a finalist in the 2014 Albert R.  Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition.

Frank has passed the Bar Exam and is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Kentucky.   While in Chicago, Frank gained experience and tax knowledge working in the IRS Office of Appeals.   Prior to joining the team at Ballast, Frank worked in a boutique Tax and Estate Planning law firm in Lexington.   Since joining Ballast, Frank has become a CFP® (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner) and has expanded his expertise in investment management and financial planning.

Outside of the office, Frank enjoys spending time with his wife Alyssa, daughter Sadie, and son Jay.   On game-day in the Bluegrass, Frank can be found volunteering at University of Kentucky home Football and Basketball games as a Blue Blazer wearing member of the Committee of 101.

In the industry…

  • Investment Advisor Representative through Ballast
  • Juris Doctor
  • Master of Laws in Tax Law
  • Licensed to practice law in Illinois and Kentucky

In the community…

  • Kentucky Colonel
  • Bluegrass Estate Planning Council Member
  • Committee of 101 Member


Learn more about the Ballast team here.