Chris joined First Allied in October of 2022 and serves as a licensed Securities Agent and Investment Adviser Representative. A resident of Bloomington-Normal since 2004, he grew up in Mt. Vernon, IL and graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (2000) with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Chris spent 20 years in the banking industry as a financial analyst and business lender before a three-year stint in acquisitions with a private equity backed healthcare provider. A desire to be back in front of the client, combined with strong personal interest and experience in personal finance, led Chris to the First Allied team, where he enjoys helping our clients navigate their personal financial goals and objectives.
Chris and his wife, Candice, reside in Bloomington with their daughter, Olive. He is a staunch Cubs fan, a classic literature enthusiast, and enjoys an active lifestyle with friends and family. Chris is a Top 10% graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializes in financial analysis, and has served as a member and director to various clubs and organizations here in McLean County.