Meet the team
The team behind Burns Estate Planning & Wealth Advisors is made up of qualified financial professionals who are passionate about helping individuals and families achieve their ideal retirements.
ERNIE BURNS, MCEP® President, CEO, Financial Advisor
President, CEO, Master Certified Estate Planner, LA Resident Life & Health Insurance License (#163870), Registered Investment Advisor, Series 65 Securities Registered
Ernie has over 25 years of experience in the retirement income planning industry.
He hosts “Total Retirement,” a TV show in which he and his team of financial professionals cover all things financial while focusing on conservative retirement strategies. He has been quoted in Fortune magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, Money magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Ernie’s television and radio presence, coupled with his appearance in many publications, has led Ernie to be a prominent authority in retirement planning along the Gulf Coast. He has informed the public with his seminars across Southern Louisiana, working with over 2,000 individuals, and has coached over 100 financial advisors.
Erin Berglund-Burns, CEP®
Certified Estate Planner, LA Resident Life & Health Insurance Agent
J. Scott Gwatney, ChFC®, CPFA®
Chief Financial Analyst, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager
David Wasson, CEP®
Certified Estate Planner, FL Life and Health Insurance Agent, Marketing Event Coordinator
Nicholas Taylor Burns
Honoring the eldest son of Ernie & Erin Burns. In loving memory of an exceptional human being, who will forever be missed by all who were privileged to know him.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
- Matthew 5:8
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