Mr. Barnhill is an attorney, certified public accountant, personal financial specialist and Certified Financial Planner® who practices in the Estate and Retirement Planning areas and is an author of several books covering these and related business areas. He is also an adjunct professor at Texas Tech University in the Personal Financial Planning Department and conducts training sessions for various professional associations throughout the United States.

Robert holds Toastmasters International Accredited Speakers designation for platform excellence and has been named by the AICPA as an Outstanding Discussion Leader. He was the 1996-1997 International President for Toastmasters International, a Past President of the West Texas Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and a member of the American Bar Association, AICPA, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the Society of Financial Service Professionals and the National Speakers Association.