I grew up outside the small town of Mt. Victory, Ohio. I was lucky to have an identical twin brother to play with, as we were so remote, we drove 15 miles to Kenton just for groceries. I went to a very small high school in Ridgeway, Ohio, Ridgemont High School. Yes, the movie, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" was in theatres my senior year!
After high school, I attended Ohio Dominican University to play baseball. The summer after my freshman year, I was hired at Whirlpool Corporation in Marion, Ohio as "summer help" (my father retired from Whirlpool Marion after 43 years of service). I always said, "Reaganomics" took off at that time and my job became "permanent", so I stayed. I transferred to The Ohio State University and spent the next seven years working second shift at the plant while getting my bachelor's degree in psychology from OSU.
While attending college and working, I was blessed to marry my high school sweetheart. I often tell people I "bought up" as I married the Homecoming Queen and the Hardin County Student of the Year for 1984.
After graduation, I worked in human resources for The State of Ohio Department of Health. I left the State of Ohio after seven years and spent the next 15 years in the IT consulting business. Initially, I was hired as a technical recruiter, then an account manager and finally the role of director over Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.
At that time, as an existing client of Edward Jones, I was introduced to the opportunity of becoming an Edward Jones financial advisor by my advisor, and I haven't looked back since. I have been blessed to be at Edward Jones for almost 11 years and look forward to continuing to help our clients plan for their financial futures.
- Retirement Savings Strategies
- Retirement Income Strategies
- Portfolio Reviews
- College Savings
- Insurance & Annuities
- Estate & Legacy Strategies
My Personal Interests
- Spending Time with Family
- Personal Fitness
- Car Restoration
Phone NumberBrent D Harder at (937) 653-3658
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