Meet the professionals who can help you Pursue Your Goals

We help individuals and families work toward achieving their ideal retirements.

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 President, Chief Executive Officer, Investment Adviser Representative, Master Certified Estate Planner

Ernie M. Burns Jr. has over 25 years’ experience in the retirement income planning industry.

Ernie 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 published or quoted in Fortune magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, Money magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Ernie’s television and radio shows, coupled with his appearance in many publications, have 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.


Chris Burns Certified Retirement Counselor, Financial Advisor


David Burns Master Certified Estate Planner, Investment Adviser Representative


Christian P. Clausen Financial Advisor, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™


Erin Berglund-Burns Annuity and Life Insurance Agent, Certified Estate Planner


Nicole Higgens Smith New Business Processor, Assistant to Erin Berglund-Burns


David Wasson Senior Director of Marketing and Advertising


Ashley Amacker Executive Assistant, Product Manager


Kacey Bonnette Burns Wealth Advisors Assistant and Servicing Specialist


Elizabeth “Liz” Wax Wealth Management Assistant


Angelina Pizani Creative Director

Ready to Take The Next Step?

For more information about any of the products and services listed here, schedule a meeting today or register to attend a seminar.

Or give us a call at 985.345.7114