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J. Brian W. Horn, CLU, ChFC

Chairman & CEO

Brian Horn, CLU, ChFC, is Founder, Chairman and CEO of Newport Financial Group, Inc., a nationally recognized comprehensive estate and income tax mitigation firm.  With over 30 years experience Brian enjoys an effective career in tax mitigation, estate and financial planning, insurance, and business management.

Brian is a recognized keynote speaker at industry conferences and client seminars regarding income and estate tax mitigation, insurance and premium finance issues.  He was recognized by and qualified for top honors with many different industry organizations.

In addition, Brian is a Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, Registered Investment Advisor, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.  He is an active member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Brian serves on the Hoag Charity Sports Board and the Hoag 552 Board, both of which directly benefit Hoag Hospital, Presbyterian. 

Brian resides in Newport Beach, CA with his wife of 30 years, Sheri. They have two daughters, Kayleigh and Kendall Horn.

Kayleigh Horn, CFP

Executive Director, Wealth & Risk Management

As Executive Director of Wealth and Risk Management at Newport Financial Group, Inc. Kayleigh Horn has over five years of experience in assisting families and business owners who are currently in the wealth accumulation stages of their lives and careers. She provides her clients with a broad range of services and consultation on everything from insurance and succession plans to retirement strategies and college savings plans.

Prior to joining Newport Financial Group, Inc., Kayleigh worked as a Financial Representative at one of Fortune 500’s most successful companies, where she trained and excelled in every aspect of financial advisory.

Kayleigh received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College in New York. In November 2015 Kayleigh earned her CFP designation after 3 years of study through the American College. She is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Kayleigh is also a volunteer chairperson at the Toshiba Senior Classic, as well as an active member of the 552 Club—both of which work to support Hoag Hospital, Presbyterian.

She currently resides in Irvine, California with her husband Andrew Klinzing.

Sheri Horn

Chief Operations Officer

As Chief Operations Officer of Newport Financial Group, Inc. Sheri Horn holds management responsibilities for the company’s finance, information technology, and business services function.  

Sheri has over 21 years of experience in accounting, business management, insurance, human resources, and employee management.

She currently resides in Newport Beach, California with her husband of 30 years, Brian. They have two daughters Kayleigh and Kendall Horn.