Robert O. Weagley
PhD, CFP®, Cornell University.
Robert O. Weagley, PhD, CFP® is associate professor and Department Chair of the Personal Financial Planning Department at the University of Missouri. Originally from Liberty, MO, he completed both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at the University of Missouri. His doctorate was received from Cornell University in 1985. His research focuses on the areas of household investment and insurance management, with a current focus on college education funding and household portfolio management. He is a member of the editorial boards of Financial Counseling and Planning and the Journal of Family and Economic Issues. He served as Chair of the MU Chancellor’s Resource Advisory Council, and is a member of each of the following: MU Service Learning Advisory Committee, MU Intercollegiate Athletics Strategic Planning Committee, and the NCAA Athletics Certification Self-Study Team, serving as Chair of the Minorities Subcommittee. He is Past-President of the University-YMCA, Past-Chair of Faculty Council, and Past-President of Columbia Northwest Rotary. He has three children: Daniel, Julianne, and Jimmy.