Advisor profile

My approach

Your financial goals are individual, and I can help you achieve them. I take the time to understand what’s truly important to you — whether it’s saving for college, retiring the way you want, making smart investments or anything else. The personalized financial advice I offer can help you prepare for the expected and unexpected things in life. As a result, you can feel more confident, connected and in control of your financial life. With the right financial advice, life can be brilliant.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Investments
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Insurance
  • Saving for Education
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Masters of Public Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa


  • Bicycling and hiking with my wife, Colleen (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Spending time with my two grown children and two grandaughters
  • Golfing
  • Any sporting event (especially St. Louis Cardinals baseball and Iowa State basketball)
  • I still enjoy working in the yard, going to movies and the theater, and cooking on the grill.

Community participation

  • Business Networking International, Member
  • Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Dixon Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Elder at First Presbyterian Church