As an Edward Jones financial advisor, I believe it’s important to invest my time in understanding what you’re working toward before you invest your money. Working closely with you, your CPA, attorney and other professionals, I can help determine the most appropriate financial strategy for you and your family. I can also help with your retirement savings strategy, so you have more options when you retire.

I was an accountant for 12 years, then became a financial advisor in 2003. I joined Edward Jones in 2008 and became a limited partner with the firm in 2015.

I have been honored with the following awards: Ted Jones Prospecting Award, A.F. McKenzie Award, Regional Leader Award, Leader Board record holder, Jack Phelan Award, Century Award; Pacesetter Award, Edward Jones Senior Founders Award, Eagle Award three times, Visiting Veteran Leader Board record holder, Ed Armstrong Achievement Award (twice), Jim McKenzie Achievement Award (four times), Frank Finnegan Achievement Award and most recently the Jack Phelan Achievement Award.

I graduated from Concordia University in River Forest, IL, with a Bachelor of Arts in management.

My son, Zach, graduated from American University in Washington, DC and lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his wife, Meghan. They will make me a Grandma for the first time in 2021.

I am married to Michael Huckstead who is a graduate and native of Mattoon.

My involvement in our community has included: Mattoon Chamber of Commerce member, Mattoon Exchange Club member, team leader for Habitat for Humanity and Lake Land Foundation Board of Directors. I currently attend The Fields Church.

My senior branch office administrator, Kelly Morgan, joined Edward Jones in 2000. Julie Niemerg joined the team in 2013. As a team, we are focused on what matters most to you. We intend to exceed your expectations with stellar care while establishing and meeting personalized goals for you and your family.

Focus areas

  • Business Retirement Plans
  • Estate & Legacy Strategies
  • Insurance & Annuities
  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Wealth Strategies
  • Intergenerational Planning

My Personal Interests

  • Cooking
  • Spending Time with Family
  • Traveling
  • Home Décor
  • Board Games

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
Mon 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Tue 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Wed 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Thu 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Fri 08:30AM - 03:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Additional Hours

  • Web Conferencing

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