At Edward Jones, every strategy we offer and every solution we recommend is based on what’s most important to you. Once we understand your priorities, we can help you identify specific financial goals and develop strategies to help you work toward achieving them.
In 2014, I came to Edward Jones because I wanted to help individual investors work toward achieving their financial goals. Prior to joining Edward Jones, I served as a nuclear submarine officer in the Navy. My military service included deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
I attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated with merit in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. I earned an MBA degree from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2010.
Originally from Baltimore, MD, I have resided in Belleville since 2006. I am a member of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, volunteer as a local admissions representative for the U.S. Naval Academy, and serve as an officer in the Navy Reserves. However, my most gratifying role is that of a family man. My spouse, Kaila, is an elementary school teacher and we have three young daughters, Natalie, Chelsea and Halle.
My branch office administrator, Tricia, joined Edward Jones in 2018 and also has prior financial service industry experience. She is dedicated to providing families with the highest level of service possible. Please don’t hesitate to call her with questions concerning your statement, dividends, distributions, or your account in general.
Edward Jones provides highly personalized service. All aspects of our business are aligned to help us better understand and meet our clients’ unique goals and needs.
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