August "Augie" Bugge has been an instrumental part of the growth of IFP. In addition to running his own branch office in Florida, Augie serves in the capacity as OSJ Designee for IFP. He has tirelessly offered his time and expertise to setting up systems and offering guidance where need be both for the development of IFP and the MoneyEdge financial software program.
Augie started his professional career as a Project Engineer and later Project Manager for Power Generation projects with Westinghouse Electric after his graduation from Georgia Tech with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Building on a lifelong interest in finance and investments, he embarked upon his second career, financial services, 13 years ago. He has truly loved being able to help families become better prepared for their future, especially in the areas of investment portfolio design, retirement planning and the integration of Long Term Care insurance into their total financial picture.
Augie holds life and health licenses along with the Series 6, 63, 65 and 26 securities licenses. In addition to his home state of Florida, he is also securities licensed in Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.
Augie and Geri, his wife of 37 years, are the very proud parents of two wonderful daughters; Eran who is a graduate of the University of Hartford and now dances with the Paul Taylor Dance Company in New York, and Patricia who is an economics graduate of Suffolk University and works with the Share Our Strength program in Massachusetts.