Advisor profile

What you can expect when you work with me

 My purpose is to help you feel confident, connected and in control of your financial life. The right financial advice can help prepare you for whatever life brings – both the expected and the unexpected.

When you work with me, you receive:
  • 1:1 financial advice based on your goals and needs.
  • Personalized recommendations for a diversified portfolio, and solutions to help protect you from uncertainty.
  • Regular meetings to review your goals, progress and investments.
  • Anytime access to your investments and digital tools to help you stay on track.
Ready to learn more? Getting started is as easy as meeting for a complimentary initial consultation whenever it’s convenient for you. Request a consultation

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Investments
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Charitable Giving
  • Business Retirement Plans
  • Family Finances
  • Saving for Education
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.




  • Masters of Education, Indiana University, 1985
  • Bachelors of Music Education, Wartburg College, 1983


I have a passion and love for Faith, Family and Friendships. I have a beautiful daughter and a husband who is my best friend and love spending time with Steve and Stephanie. We now have an "interest" in traveling to see Stephanie in her new college home. My interests include: camping with friends Adventure travel, music, theater, the Chicago Cubs, golf and playing the piano. Our family is blessed to be involved in a wonderful community church. We have an interest and passion for natural disaster relief and have assisted in Haiti and several communities post hurricanes and tornadoes.

Community participation

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2009-2014

Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services® Advisors

Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services Advisors are experienced in helping clients achieve their goals. They hold industry recognized financial planning credentials and maintain a high level of client satisfaction. They recognize that as a client’s assets grow, their finances can become more complex and require greater attention and expertise. Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services advisors help clients balance growth and protection through a personalized financial planning approach. Ameriprise Financial provides these advisors prioritized service and a network of expert resources to consult on complex client needs.