Kevin has a strong background in corporate retirement planning, having founded both Empire Retirement Plan Services and Plan Design Partners firms. His deep insight into key areas such as fiduciary best practices and governance, compliance, vendor analysis and selection, plan and fee benchmarking, and employee education make him an invaluable asset.
Due to the vast amount of time Kevin has spent pursuing various industry designations, he is now a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor. In addition, he is an active member in the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) and the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).
Kevin attributes his strong work ethic and client-centric focus to the values instilled while growing up on the family farm. He believes that the combination of hard work, honesty and putting clients’ needs first is instrumental in his success at building both relationships and investment portfolios.
Kevin splits his time between Illinois and his home in Wisconsin, where he has lived all his life and now is raising his teenage daughter, Ainsley. When not working he enjoys watching his daughter play on her school volleyball team and continue to improve her clarinet playing skills.