About Us


John W. Osborn - Principal

John has been in the financial services industry for 34 years and was one of the founding partners of The Pension Professionals 20 years ago. His designations include a PhD (Business Administration), CFP® (Certified Financial Planner), CFS (Certified Funds Specialist), ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), BCS (Board Certified in Securities), and an AIF (Accredited Investment Fiduciary). He also holds the Series 7, 63, and 24 securities licenses. Additionally, John is an Advisor for the State of Texas Public School Fund.


  Brian Craft - Principal 

Brian has been in the retirement planning industry for 17 years and joined The Pension Professionals in 2010. He holds the AIF (Accredited Investment Fiduciary) designation and is Series 7, 66, and 24 securities licensed. He spent 10 years with VALIC managing retirement plans representing over $2 billion in assets across 50,000 + clients. As Principal of The Pension Professionals, he specializes in the non-profit market with 403(b), 457(b) and 401(a) retirement plans. Additionally, he is the Investment Advisor Representative for the Houston Police Department 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan.






Securities offered through registered representatives of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.,
a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. Supervisory Office: 1710 State Street, Houston, TX 77007, (713) 489-8205.
Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor.
Cambridge and The Pension Professionals are not affiliated.  Licensed in AR, CA, CO, FL, IL, LA, MA, MI, NM, OK, PA, and TX.



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