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Howard Barker

Howard Barker

Financial Advisor

Howard F. Barker is a Financial Adviser with Invicta Financial Group, an independent, fee-for-service financial services firm.

Invicta Financial Group, formerly BDT & Associates, Inc., was founded in 2008 and continues to successfully assist their clients in learning and maintaining balance in their financial lives, maintaining discipline, and fostering trust between themselves and their clients.

Howard's goal is to maintain a community of Ideal Clients that benefit from the enduring effectiveness and efficiency of a stable adviser team that provides the highest fiduciary standards of advice and service to each Ideal Client Family.

A second-generation Marine, Howard was born and raised at numerous locations around the country. Admitted to the United States Naval Academy, he learned to scuba dive, rowed crew, and raced on the USNA Luders Yawls. Howard graduated as a member of the Class of 1980 receiving a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Marines and then trained as a pilot. Howard met his lovely bride to be, Tamra Neely of Rock Hill, SC in 1983.

Howard retired from the United States Marine Corps in 2007 with over 20 years of honorable service to include squadron and group command. He then joined Northrop Grumman as an engineer in North San Diego County until his retirement after 10 years of service so he could pursue his passion to help others with finances. In June 2018, Howard joined BDT & Associates, Inc., now Invicta Financial Group, to continue serving a select worldwide client community.

Professional Designations:

  • Series 65 - Uniform Investment Advisor Law
  • Life and Health Insurance Licenses


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  • Scuba diving
  • Golf