Brandon Archibald
Founder and Principal

Brandon Archibald is the founder of The Ivy League Advisory Group, a registered investment advisory firm providing financial strategies from its headquarters in the Greater Boston area. In his role as the group’s Wealth Manager, Brandon’s developed a process that superimposes an individual’s circumstances & goals and then layers them atop a proprietary system that reveals the majority of opportunities many financial professionals may miss. This process can highlight opportunities to minimize risk and taxation, create more income in retirement and greater financial security.

To reach a wider audience, Brandon frequently writes and lectures on the three central components of his holistic approach to lasting financial success: Tax Minimization, Social Security Optimization, and Wealth and Income Planning. Brandon lives with his wife and daughter in the lakes region of New Hampshire.

Peter Laufenberg
MBA, Investment Advisor

Peter Laufenberg is an investment advisor representative for the Ivy League Advisory Group. Previous to his appointment at the firm, Peter worked for his alma mater Plymouth State University. At PSU, Peter was the Business Liaison Officer in charge of business outreach and development. Peter also was the manager of the business internship program for the College of Business Administration at PSU and several other disciplines. He also served as an adjunct faculty member for the business school.  Peter has been a part of the Ivy League Advisory family since its founding first as a client and now as an advisor.

When not helping clients achieve their financial goals, Peter serves in many roles within his local community. He serves on the Board of Directors for Mid-State Health, the Board of Directors for the Granite State Ambassadors. For his work in the community and at Plymouth State, he was recognized by the Union Leader as one of the 40 under 40 young professions in New Hampshire in 2016. In his free time, Peter also enjoys traveling, skiing and spending time with his family.

Markus Cole
Operations Manager

Markus Cole joined the firm early in 2019 as the Operations Manager. He has experience in business development, account management, digital marketing, and public speaking. As Operations Manager, he oversees the firm’s internal processes, ensuring client information Is kept secure and operations meet a high level of compliance.

Outside of his role within the firm, Markus enjoys many outdoor sports and activities. He also enjoys volunteering, studying different languages, and traveling – having thus far set foot on four different continents and well over a dozen countries (and counting).