My Approach

Financial planning provides direction and meaning to your financial decisions. By viewing each financial decision as part of a whole, you can consider the impact on your entire financial situation — no matter where you are in achieving your goals and dreams. Our unique and collaborative Dream> Plan> Track> ® approach to financial planning starts with your dreams, not just the numbers. If you are truly serious about planning to make your dreams come true, then engaging in an ongoing financial planning relationship can be the most valuable investment you can make. Ultimately, it means that you and I have one unified plan to help you bring your dreams to life — one that focuses not just on getting you through the day to day, but on future outcomes you hope to achieve.



I am an avid reader,enjoy travelling, and enjoy spending time with family, friends, and my dog, Bimmer.

I am active in the community through my involvement in non-profit baords.

Alexian Brothers Health System Foundation (
* Alexian Brothers Health System Foundation Board
* Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health Foundation Board

Friendship Village of Schaumburg Board (
* Friendship Senior Options Board
- Finance Commitee
- Audit Commitee
- Investment Commitee
* Friendship Village of Schaumburg Board
* Friendship Senior Options Foundation Board

Community Participation

Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Investments
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies


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Awards & Recognition

  • FIVE STAR Wealth Manager1, 2010-2014
  • Ameriprise Chairman's Advisory Council, 2009-2013


  • ChFC®  Chartered Financial Consultant
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  • Rockford College, B.S. Mathematics, 1994-1998

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    Our Confident Retirement® approach

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    Tommy Lee Jones shares the founding story of Ameriprise and its history of putting clients first.



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Our Team at the "Bradley M. Barrie Nursing Station" at the Alexian Brothers Children's Hospital
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