Erik O. Klumpp, CFP® Chessie Advisors, LLC

About Erik O. Klumpp, CFP®

A self-proclaimed pizza connoisseur and graduate of Indiana University, Erik O. Klumpp is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ that is passionate about helping others create and realize their American Dream. He believes that financial planning is a process and it requires a long-term relationship to be effective. In addition, unlike many “financial advisors” he believes that investment management is a piece of the financial planning puzzle, not the whole puzzle itself.

In over 13 years in the financial planning industry, he has counseled hundreds of clients from all walks of life, from automotive factory workers, teachers and engineers to high-level executives at some of the nation’s largest companies.

If you’re looking for a second opinion, need assistance figuring out your finances, or would like ongoing one-on-one guidance with your finances or investments, Chessie Advisors can help. Contact Erik at (248) 396-3878 or by email at

Based in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Erik works with clients in Metro Detroit and throughout Michigan. He also works virtually with clients all over the country with a focus on teachers, engineers, and young professionals.

He also provides income tax preparation and planning services through Chessie Tax, LLC.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, two kids, and his Chesapeake Bay Retriever, cheering on his wife’s varsity girls basketball team, perfecting his sourdough pizza dough recipe, and watching the Indiana Hoosiers basketball team.

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  • Engineering Professionals
  • Young Professionals

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