I have been an Edward Jones financial advisor in Holmes County since 1989. I was raised on a family farm in Sandusky County, Ohio. After graduating from Ohio State with a degree in agriculture, I taught high school agricultural education/FFA and then supervised ag teachers for the Ohio Department of Education and coordinated the state FFA organization for five years, before joining Edward Jones.

In my brokerage practice, I advise clients of all ages and financial goals, with particular focus on helping them save for retirement, manage the nest egg during retirement, save for college for children/grandchildren and build savings for the usual joys of life including travel, home improvement, charitable giving and similar dreams.

One of my grandfathers worked 40 years in industry, only to learn at retirement that the pension fund had been borrowed and lost by his employer in a futile attempt to save the company from foreign competition (This was legal at that time.) So, his retirement income was a meager Social Security check and $40 per month from the remaining pension funds, whereas he should have had a generous income. He and my grandmother had to be very frugal during their retirement years. It was unfair, but it was their reality. I am motivated to help keep other households from suffering my grandparents' fate.

In my free time, I enjoy restoring my home built in 1875, reading history - especially about World War II, skiing in winter, fishing and motorcycling in summer, and supporting community and church activities. I enjoy travel and my Bucket List includes visiting as many National Parks as I can! I like to make ice cream, and especially admire people who can bake rhubarb pies and mince pies. Of course, one of the blessings of living in the world's largest Amish community is the endless supply of mashed potatoes and gravy. Amen.

My Personal Interests

  • History and Museums
  • Vintage Cars
  • Skiing
  • Motorcycles
  • Art & Theater

Office Information

Mailing Address

Po Box 287 Millersburg, OH 44654

Office Hours

Office Hours
Mon 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Tue 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Sat By Appointment Only
Sun Closed

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