Sev Meneshian Sev Meneshian is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and the Lead Planner at Public Retirement Planners, LLC. He also was an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies where he taught the CFP® Board curriculum. His commentary has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Investopedia. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a BS in Aviation Management and is an aviation and outdoor enthusiast.