"Grandpa? What's in your black book?"

That was my question as a 10-year-old to my grandfather. Every morning he would take a section of the newspaper and his black book. He would make some notations and sometimes a phone call. Then he would put the black book away until the next morning.

"Come here, Brian. Let me show you." Grandpa replied. Thus began my education in the world of investing. Over the years, Grandpa taught me many life lessons. These lessons included things like careful planning to avoid mistakes and returning borrowed items in the same or better condition as they were received. What most of them added to was stewardship.

Stewardship is defined as the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one's care. My team and I take stewardship seriously. Stewardship begins with understanding what is important to you. If we don't know your goals, we can't help you achieve them. Our trusted process allows me to tailor strategies to your specific needs and tolerance for risk. We'll continue to partner throughout your life to help you stay on track to your goals.

When not in the office, you'll find me serving through the Lions Club, the Chamber of Commerce, or with my family at LifePoint Church. You may also catch my boys and I fishing or on the golf course. My wife, Julie, and I also enjoy traveling the world, especially U.S. National Parks.

My team is the backbone of our branch. Senior Branch Office Administrator (BOA), Debbie Schaeffer, joined Edward Jones in 2009 in Austin, TX, after 32 years with AT&T. Her husband's job brought them to Kansas in 2015. She enjoys traveling and serving others through her church.

BOA Contessa Richter is a Valley Center resident. Her first love is her husband, Brad, and their two daughters. Her second love is hiking in mountain forests.

It is our honor and privilege to serve our family of clients.

My Personal Interests

  • Spending Time with Family
  • Golfing
  • Fishing
  • Traveling

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Tue 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Wed 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Thu 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Fri 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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