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

Director of Estate Planning & Tax

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 Illinois and Kentucky.   While in Chicago, Frank gained experience and tax knowledge working in the IRS Office of Appeals. He previously worked at a Tax and Estate Planning law firm in Lexington.  After doing legal work for three years, Frank came to Ballast in 2017. Since then, Frank has become a CFP® (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner) and has expanded his expertise in investment management and financial planning.

Frank enjoys spending time with his wife Alyssa, daughter Sadie, and son Jay outside the office.   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. He enjoys golfing, spending time outside, and cooking.

In the community…

  • Kentucky Colonel
  • Council Member of Bluegrass Estate Planning
  • Member of Committee of 101
  • Board Member & Finance Committee Member of Park Early Childhood Center
  • Corporate Council Member of Shriners Children’s Hospital
  • Leadership Lexington, Class of 2023-24
“It is truly an honor and a privilege to help our clients achieve their financial goals. At Ballast, I can help secure the future not only for our clients, but for their families as well, and I take that very seriously.”