Curt Anderson & Kevan Melchiorre Among Best-In-State Wealth Advisors


Busey is pleased to announce Curt Anderson, Executive Vice President, President of Busey Wealth Management, and Kevan Melchiorre, Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director, Private Wealth Advisory, were named among Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors as two of the top 118 advisors in Illinois.

Curt and Kevan were selected from more than 32,000 nominees nationwide based on their ability to create a positive impact in their clients’ lives. The 2021 Forbes’ list spotlights more than 5,000 top advisors across the country who collectively manage more than $6 trillion in client assets. The advisors were nominated by their firms—and then researched, interviewed and assigned a ranking within their respective states and markets.

The ranking, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients.

Busey Wealth Management—named a 2018, 2019 and 2020 Best Places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments—has provided asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations since 1922. With assets under care of $10.23 billion, Busey Wealth Management provides trusted advice and tailored solutions—helping clients simplify what they’ve worked so hard to earn.

Curt, who has been with Busey for more than 30 years, is both a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and a member of the Financial Planning Association. An honors graduate from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, Curt earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He is a dedicated community leader and volunteer, giving of his time and resources to countless organizations in Champaign County.

Kevan, who joined Busey in 2012, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner with over a decade of industry experience. Prior to joining Busey Wealth Management, Kevan worked in the asset management and private wealth management arms at Goldman Sachs managing wealth for ultra high-net worth individuals and families. He is a graduate of the University of Miami in Florida with a degree in Finance and is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Illinois.

Congratulations, Curt and Kevan, on this deserving recognition!
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