I had the good fortune to grow up in Sterling, CO. During the summers, I spent my time on a tractor or combine on my dad's dry land wheat farm, and in winters, I attended school. I graduated from Sterling High School in 1972, from Northeastern Junior College in 1974 and from the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley, in 1976.
In 1977, I found a job in Lodgepole, NE, teaching American History and English to junior high students. After two years of teaching, I decided to seek a business education. I attended the American Graduate School of International Management, in Glendale, AZ, and received a master's degree in business, with an emphasis on international management, in 1980.
Lacking a decent job prospect, I returned to Sterling in the fall of 1980. There, I worked days and studied accounting, taxes and investments at night. I passed all five parts of the CPA examination in 1988. For five years, I completed tax returns and audits. In 1993, Edward Jones invited me to join the firm, and assigned me the Sidney, NE branch.
If your goal is to retire soon, educate your children, manage your retirement income or save on your tax bill, I will meet with you and discuss your unique situation. I encourage my clients to consolidate their holdings in the Sidney branch when appropriate.
I married my wife, Vickie, in 1986 and we have two daughters, Lindsay and Emily. I am a longtime member of the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce. Since 1992, I have written a biweekly newspaper column that now runs in three newspapers. In 2014, I published my first book, a comparative biography of two men from the Colonial America era.
Helping me serve clients are my two branch partners, Sharon Knudson and Ashlee Sintler. They are dedicated to serving our branch's clients with the highest level of service possible. If interested, please call them today.
My Personal Interests
- Book Collecting
- History and Museums
Office Address1121 10th Avenue
Sidney, NE 69162 opens in a new window
Mailing AddressPo Box 466
Sidney, NE 69162
Phone NumberBill Benson at (308) 254-5608
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