Thomas Hardy, AIF®, CRPS®

Senior Retirement Plan Advisor

Designations and Licenses

Thomas is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠.

Experience and Education

Thomas helps plan sponsor clients develop and administer retirement plans. With a focus on plan design and investment monitoring, he provides his clients with ideas to help improve the retirement readiness of their plan participants.

Thomas has more than 13 years of experience in the retirement industry. Prior to Mariner Wealth Advisors, he served as a retirement plan services manager for Arvest Wealth Management. He was also a retirement account manager for Alerus Retirement and Benefits.

Thomas has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota and an MBA from the University of Colorado in Denver.


NAPA has recognized Thomas as a 2019 Young Gun and a 2020 Ace, both of which recognize the Top Retirement Plan Advisors Under 40.

Personal Interests

Thomas’ hobbies include spending time with his wife and three children, golfing and visiting my family’s farm in North Dakota. He is also a Green Bay Packers fan.

Thomas’ Office

For 2019 and 2020, Thomas Hardy is recognized as a “Young Gun,” rebranded as “Aces” on the National Association of Plan Advisors’ (NAPA) list of Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisors Under 40. The 2020 NAPA Aces were selected from over 600 nominations submitted to NAPA, and the 2019 Young Guns were selected from over 500 nominations. The individuals nominated are vetted by a panel of senior advisors from the industry based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative data submitted by the nominees. Securities Offered through MSEC, LLC, Member FINRA & SIPC, 5700 W. 112th Suite 500, Overland Park, KS 66211.

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