Josh Null, President and Financial Advisor:
Josh grew up at Wappapello Lake, Missouri, a 8400 acre Corps of Engineer's reservoir situated at the edge of the Ozark Foothills in Southeast MO. Wappapello Lake is a beautiful and rustic place bordered by the Mark Twain National Forest and the Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. When not busy with school or sports, Josh worked along side his Dad H.B. Null in the family excavation business, which involved running heavy equipment, pouring concrete, and, more often than not, having a shovel in his hands.
In 1993, Josh graduated Valedictorian from Puxico High School, and enrolled at Missouri State University (Southwest Missouri State, at the time) in Springfield, MO. Josh attended college on an academic scholarship, as well as earning a Bright Flight scholarship for his ACT score. In 1998, Josh graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in Economics and Business Management, earning his Bachelor of Science degrees in both. After college, Josh spent a couple of years working in a corporate setting, before embarking on an entrepreneurial career that eventually led him to entering the financial services industry in 2009.
In 2018, after many years in the financial services industry, Josh made the decision to go independent and founded Gulf Coast Financial Advisors. Josh believes that the best way to serve his clients is in a transparent fee-for-service environment, with no sales quotas, and in an open and honest relationship where he and the clients are part of a team. Josh also believes that a financial advisor should ultimately have one boss: the client.
Josh is the host of the popular radio show "Coasting in Retirement with Josh Null", heard every Sunday from Noon to 1 PM on FM Talk 106.5. Josh also co-hosts "Wealth in Waves", a limited-series podcast featuring advanced planning concepts for mature business owners along the Gulf Coast.
On a personal level, Josh has three children, Payton, Ashton and Josephine. Oldest son Payton attends Fairhope High School, second son Ashton attends St. Michael's Catholic High School in Fairhope, and daughter Josephine attends Christ the King Catholic in Daphne. Josh and the kids are heavily involved in sports, school and church activities. The family also greatly enjoys boating on all of the wonderful waterways of Lower Alabama and spending as much time as possible outdoors.