Ishmael Tilialo

Ishmael Tilialo oversees all of the Digital Marketing efforts for Decker Retirement Planning. As a graduate from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management, Ishmael utilizes his analytical mindset, while still being a creative at heart. He finds fulfillment in being able to connect with clients and help them grasp the vision of what a safer retirement really means through all of our digital channels. His day-to-day responsibilities include social media campaigns, email marketing, website management, and producing the Retirement Radio show.

Ishmael was born and raised in New Zealand and loves both his Samoan and Maori culture. He came to the United States to attend school and play rugby at BYU, where he won two national championships and is now an Assistant Coach. Ishmael’s hobbies include sneaker collecting, cooking, barbering, trying new foods, and clothing design. Ishmael’s true joy in life is spending time with his wife, Samara, their two daughters, and his close, extended family.

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