Bill Buslee

Bill Buslee


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William R. Buslee, MS, ABD, CFP®,CLU®, CHFC®

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William R. (Bill) Buslee joined Higher Ground Financial Group as a financial advisor in September 2018. With over 35 years’ experience in the industry, he has extensive experience in advanced sales as well as marketing, illustration software development, product development and sales management.


Prior to joining Higher Ground he was Director of Advanced Sales at Crump Life Insurance Services in Bethesda MD, were he led Crump’s Advanced Sales efforts for Crump’s National Accounts. Bill also managed the company’s continuing education efforts and directed the company’s popular Policy Evaluation Program. Bil retired from Crump in May 2018.


Bill began his career as an agent in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He was the Marketing Systems Manager at Columbian Financial Group in Binghamton, NY and served in a similar capacity for Philadelphia Life in Philadelphia, PA.  Bill served as the Director of Advanced Sales for the ING Life Group. He was also the Director of Universal Life Product Management for the ING Life Group and the Director of Marketing for ING Life Insurance Company of New York.


Bill has authored multiple articles and has spoken before numerous groups on a variety of industry, as well as non-industry related topics.


Bill received his MS and ABD degrees from the University of Michigan. His professional designations include the CLU® and ChFC® designations from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and his CFP® designation from the CFP Board in Washington, DC.


He is a past president of the National Capital Chapter FSP.  He’s also served as a board member of both the Nassau County and the Southern Tier Chapters of the FSP.  He is a 30-year member of the FSP and has been a member of NAIFA for over 20 years.