Leadership

KFG Enterprises is led by experienced financial professionals.

Mr. Ernest A. Sampson, ChFC, CLU, CFP®, AEP

Chairman


Ernest began his financial services career in 1978. He is the majority shareholder of KFG Enterprises, Inc., the holding company for Private Client Services and Kentucky Financial Group. Private Client Services is a independent broker dealer / securities firm and an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. KFG Enterprises, Inc. maintains its corporate headquarters in Louisville, KY.

In addition to being Chairman, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Private Client Services, an independent Registered Investment Advisor and broker / dealer securities firm and has his own individual estate and financial planning practice. Over the years, he has become noted for his work in the estate and tax planning areas. He has been recognized by the National Association of Estate Planners as an Accredited Estate Planner.

Ernest received the prestigious Chartered Financial Consultant designation from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. Additionally, he has received the CLU designation, which denotes a preparedness to render competent advice in the area of insurance matters. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, having earned this preeminent mark of professional preparedness for financial counseling.

Ernest has passed the following examinations: General Securities Principal (Series 24), General Securities Representative (Series 7), Municipal securities Principal  (Series 53),  Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative (Series 6), Uniform Securities Agent State Law (Series 63) and life and health insurance. He attended Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY.

He has authored several articles for industry publications and been featured in a number of newspapers and magazines. He has appeared on both radio and television as a recognized leader in the financial planning field. He has been recognized for the work he has done with high net-worth individuals on charitable giving.

Mr. Sampson has served on the boards of several civic and professional organizations. His peers have elected him to serve as president for several industry organizations. He has taught classes in financial planning, charitable giving, taxation and economics.