Burnie is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and holds two Master’s degrees; Master of Business Administration and Master in Science. Burnie joined Ahrens Investment Partners after working for Edward Jones.

He has more than twenty years of management experience in operations with profit and loss responsibility and excelled at turning around underperforming businesses. During his 20 years at Cargill he worked in both their national and international divisions, including time in Australia.

Most recently he was involved in launching both bio mass fuel plants and a clean wood chip facility in Louisiana.

Residing in Baton Rouge with his wife, Mary Anne, Burnie enjoys spending time with family, traveling, reading & hunting