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Industry Advisory Board

The Personal Financial Planning Industry Advisory Board is composed of high-level industry leaders representing a variety of segments in the field.

The purpose of the Personal Financial Planning Industry Advisory Board is to help the PFP program to expand its base of support among alumni and industry; to strengthen its teaching, scholarship and outreach activities; to improve its facilities; and to expand opportunities for student internships and careers. Board members actively participate in advancing PFP’s mission and enhancing the program’s effectiveness by providing:

  • Input from the perspective of industry professionals and related professional and business enterprises.
  • Connection between our faculty and students and the various business and professional entities we serve.
  • Leadership in the form of engagement, service and fundraising.

Personal Financial Planning Industry Advisory Board Bylaws (PDF)

Taylor Ahern
Community America Financial Solutions
Vice President, Financial Planning

Matthew E. Bragg
Smith Moore
Vice President

Jesse Bunse
Keen Wealth Advisors
Senior Financial Planner

Jim Deutsch
Smith Moore
President & Chief Executive Officer

Ken Eaton
Stepp & Rothwell, Inc.
Managing Partner

Sheldon Harber
Visionary Wealth Advisors
Sr. Wealth Management Advisor

Steven Herman
ProPartners Wealth
Co-Founder

Ryan Kenney
State Farm Insurance
Sales Leader – Missouri Northeast

Tyler Landes
Tandem Financial Guidance, LLC
Owner

Cody Mendenhall
Pension Consultants, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer

Ed Meyer
Edwards Jones
Leader – Tailored Solutions Strategy

Kristin Thompson Poelker
Renaissance Financial
Financial Advisor

Douglas B. Turnbough
Edward Jones
Financial Advisor

John W. Shaw
Berkowitz Oliver, LLP
Partner