Roccy DeFrancesco, JD, CAPP, CMP

Roccy is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. He will be POM Planning’s most utilized resource when it comes to helping answer questions on just about any topic/concept/product for advisors and will be the first option for advisors when they need help putting together comprehensive plans for clients.

Roccy M. DeFrancesco, Jr., JD, CAPP, CMP, is the Founder of The Wealth Preservation Institute, Strategic Marketing Partners LLC, the OnPointe software suite, and is Co-Founder of the Asset Protection Society.

Roccy received his B.S. degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (where he also received his commercial pilot’s license) and his J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. Roccy is licensed to practice law in Michigan (license inactive in Indiana).

Roccy is an educator and mentor to advisors and is known as a zealous consumer advocate. He has also written a number of consumer and industry books listed below:




  • Retiring Without Risk©
  • Bad Advisors: How to Identify Them; How to Avoid Them©
  • The Doctor’s Wealth Preservation Guide©
  • Peace of Mind Planning: Losing Money is No Longer an Option©
  • The Home Equity Acceleration Plan, H.E.A.P© (with accompanying software program)
  • The Home Equity Management Guidebook: How to Achieve Maximum Wealth with Maximum Security©
  • Asset Protection—The Wedge©
  • 21st Century Advisor©
  • 21st Century Attorney© (Co-Author)
  • The Divorce Planning Guidebook© (Co-Author)
  • Editor: The Medicaid Planning Guidebook

Lecturer and Key Note Speaker on Asset Protection

  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
  • California Orthopedic Association
  • The American Academy of Medical Management
  • CPA/Law Forum of Illinois
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • National Society of Accountants
  • The Orthopedic Surgeon Income Symposium
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • California Association of Emergency Physicians
  • CNBC Open Exchange, contributor
  • MI, OH, IN, and KY CPA Societies
  • The National Funeral Home Directors Association
  • Mid-America Orthopedic Association
  • Academy of Medicine, Cincinnati
  • Society of Financial Services Professionals

Professional Journals and Published Articles

  • Physician Money Digest
  • Financial Planning Magazine
  • Life Insurance Selling
  • Strategic Orthopedics
  • Physician News Digest
  • Money Digest
  • OB/GYN Newsletter
  • Today’s CPA
  • American Urological Association News
  • Orthopedics Today
  • The Rake Report, Price Waterhouse
  • Anesthesiology News