I joined Edward Jones as a financial advisor in 2007, just prior to the start of what is now called the Great Recession.

Before joining Edward Jones, I attended college at the University of Missouri - Kansas City and transferred to Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, studying agriculture. In 1991, I accepted a position with Tyson Foods and landed in human resources. Newly married, and still married after 30 years, my wife, Denise (nee Winton), and I moved to the Atlanta, GA suburbs. I worked in Cumming, GA and she worked in x-ray at the children's hospital downtown.

I also was serving in the US Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard for eight years, working on Fighters and Bombers and achieving the rank of Staff Sargent until my enlistment expired.

Denise and I moved back to Monett after I accepted a promotion still within HR in 1998. She is a third generation Monettian, and she accepted a position at Cox Hospital in Monett in ultrasound, where she saves lives and stamps out disease.

Denise and I love to travel, and it seems to be our passion. However, we enjoy gardening, reading and hiking together as well. When not at the office, I like distance running, scuba diving, impressionist painting and bee keeping. Also, we teach catechism at St. Lawrence for High School Students.

What inspires me about working at Edward Jones is helping my clients achieve their long term goals. What I have found fascinating is the deep personal relationships we have with our clients, which are more like good friends, or essentially, family.

When you come to my office, you will be greeted by Wanda Pruitt, our Senior Branch Office Administrator who is my partner. Wanda has over 30 years in banking and joined Edward Jones in 2014. She is warm, friendly and very efficient in her career.

Our job is to listen to your needs and coach you through all the trials and tribulations of our time.

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