Meet Greg



In addition to over thirty-five years of experience in the financial and estate planning industry, some of Greg's professional designations include Certified Estate Planner (CEP®) and the esteemed Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®) designation through the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®), a worldwide network of highly trained financial professionals. These designations required extensive study, passing comprehensive exams in taxation, investments, insurance, estate, trust and retirement, as well as annual continuing education requirements. Greg has held a securities license since 1982 and is an Independent Licensed Insurance Representative focusing on estate planning products.  Being independent has allowed Greg to work for his clients and not a company.   Greg attended Ohio University and completed the College for Financial Planning  Advanced Estate Planning and Trust course.


Greg entered the Financial Services field in 1981, and in 1989, became a National Sales Director of a large National Financial Services Company.  In 1992, Greg formed the well-knownfirm, First City Estate Planning, Inc., that concentrated on estate preservation which served all of Ohio and West Virginia and parts of Pennsylvania.  In early 2002, Greg dissolved his ownership interest in First City Estate Planning Inc. to form a more personal, family estate planning practice, Gregory Gentry & Associates, LLC. In addition to being a regular information source for local news and newspapers, Greg's Opinion is sought after for his innovative concepts by many attorneys and estate and tax planners.


Greg has been very active with the Boy Scouts of America for over 30 years and is President Emeritus for the Allohak Council. He is an Eagle Scout and has three Eagle Scout sons. Greg and his wife, Amy, their 5 kids and 5 grandkids live in Marietta, Ohio.