After spending 14 years in the financial industry working for a local bank and savings and loan in Independence, in 2001, I was offered the opportunity to join Edward Jones. I had always loved working with investments and had wished I would have pursued a career as a financial advisor. I did not realize I would be able to fulfill that dream here in the community I love and have raised my family in, Independence. I accepted that offer in 2001 and it has been the best decision, other than marrying my wife, that I have made.

As an Edward Jones financial advisor, I have the opportunity to work with my clients to understand and achieve their financial goals. It is important to understand not only the level of risk of the investments, but also how those investments compliment other outside incomes and investments to reach those goals.

I am very lucky to work with and meet great people every day. My branch office administrators, Dana Clapp and Lauren Ysusi, and I strive to create an ideal client experience for all our clients. We also enjoy serving our community by being involved in or sponsoring several local organizations. We love Independence and Southeast Kansas.

Personally, my wife, Sandy, and I have lived in Independence since 1987. We have raised our three sons, Grant, Garrett and Gavin, here. We are also fortunate that as adults, they all three have chosen to live and work in Independence. So, we get to spend a lot of time with our kids, their wives, and hopefully, grandkids someday enjoying the many activities in our local community.

Edward Jones has established processes that our branch team uses to develop personalized strategies to reach our clients' goals. We would love the opportunity to show you how we can make a difference.

My Personal Interests

  • Golfing
  • Skiing
  • Spending Time with Family
  • Sports Enthusiast
  • Traveling

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Mon 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Tue 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri 08:00AM - 04:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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