After graduation from SIU in 1976, I worked in the banking industry for over 18 years. During that time I furthered my financial education, receiving numerous professional certificates from Bradley University, DePaul University, the University of Virginia and the University of Wisconsin. I began as an operations trainee, and ultimately was named President and Chief Executive Officer of two different banks. I transitioned to the insurance and securities business in 1995, and moved my family in 1996 to open the Edward Jones office.

I have been a member of Lions International since 1976, and have served as President in Salem and Nashville, IL. I have also served as Chairman of the Nashville Fall Festival for four years. Most of my summers have been dedicated to coaching American Legion Baseball, Southwest, and Little League Baseball Teams. You may have also heard one of my broadcasts of Nashville Hornet/Hornette sports on WNSV. I have been active in Ducks Unlimited, having served as Area Chairman, Illinois Advisory Council, Chairman of the Illinois Art Committee and National Trustee.

My wife, Connie, and I have two children, Brian and Allison, both of whom are NCHS graduates. We have been blessed with two grandchildren, and we enjoy spending as much time with them as possible. Most of our other time revolves around church and family. We are also Cardinal baseball fans.

The work we do is fulfilling to me as I am able to help make some dreams come true, whether that dream is for something for my client, or for future generations. The one-on-one approach we utilize is the perfect fit for me, as I want my clients to be as well-informed as possible, and because I view myself not only as an advisor, but as a teacher, a partner and a friend.

Focus areas

  • Business Retirement Plans
  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Insurance & Annuities
  • Wealth Strategies
  • New Investors

My Personal Interests

  • Spending Time with Family
  • Outdoor Enthusiast
  • Cooking
  • Baseball
  • Hunting

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
Mon 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Tue 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat By Appointment Only
Sun Closed

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