Lance Hocutt, M.S., CRPC®, AIF®, has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry. He established his practice in 1997, which became the Lance Hocutt Financial Group in September 2015. Lance's firm joined Progress Financial Services in early 2021.
Lance earned a bachelor’s degree in financial planning from the University of Alabama and a master’s degree in financial planning from Texas Tech University. He is now seeking his doctorate in financial planning and is currently in the dissertation stage with an expected completion of December 2020. Lance carries the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation, which empowers him with the fiduciary knowledge and tools needed to serve his clients’ best interests. As a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), Lance has in-depth knowledge of the needs of individuals both before and after retirement, and he engages in retirement planning for a variety of important issues; some of these issues include sources of retirement income, employer-sponsored retirement plans, tax planning, retirement cash flow, asset management, estate planning and more.
Dedicated to giving back, Lance has given his time and support to many different community events and organizations, including the DCH Breast Cancer Foundation, DCH Sports Medicine Fun Run, DCH Pastoral Care Fund, Tuscaloosa Mayor’s Cup, Read Bama Read, Tuscaloosa Half Marathon and the Tuscaloosa County School System. He is a benefactor of Wine Women & Shoes for the Shelton State Community College Foundation. He is also an Adopt-A-School partner with Hale County High School through the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, providing support for the faculty, staff and students of the school system. He serves on the board of directors for the University of Alabama Medalist Club, Sweet Water Outreach and the Police Athletic League of Tuscaloosa.
Lance has been married to his high school sweetheart, Celeste, for more than 30 years and together they have four children: Maggie, Laney, Will and Jamie. Lance is also a member and deacon of the Five Mile Primitive Baptist Church.