Wes serves as a Business Development Principal for Benefit Plans Plus and joined the firm when Qualified Plan Services, Ltd. (QPS) and BPP merged in May 2009.
With more than 18 years of experience, Wes is responsible for growing the firm’s sales footprint by helping financial advisors and business owners impact their bottom line through innovative retirement plan designs and strategies across Missouri, Southern Illinois, Kansas, Western Kentucky and Northern Arkansas. As a Retirement Plan Consultant, Wes supports financial advisors and other partners in working with businesses to design the most effective retirement plan available to accomplish the goals of the business and its owners. Additionally, he serves as dean over the firm’s ongoing education initiatives.
Wes earned a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is an Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant (ARPC) as granted by the Society of Professional Asset-Managers and Record Keepers (SPARK), and a Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS), as designated by the College for Financial Planning.
Wes builds on experience gained early in his career, serving on a U.S. Navy Submarine and working in public accounting. He is active in his community and resides in Vandalia, Illinois, with his family.
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville