Personal Advisors - Missouri
Private Wealth Advisor
As a Wealth Advisor Planner, Rodney empowers clients with the knowledge, support, skills and confidence needed to meet their financial goals, big or small. His primary goal is to understand each client’s unique situation and provide them the expertise needed for them to navigate their own financial path.
Joining Busey Wealth Management in 2015, Rodney specializes in Trust and Estate Administration and Financial Planning. Originally from Galesburg, Illinois, Rodney moved to Champaign-Urbana in 2010 to attend the University of Illinois. After obtaining his BS in Agriculture and Consumer Economics with a concentration in Consumer Economics and Finance, he stayed in town, met his wife Hyein, and became actively involved in the community.
Rodney is a member of the Eastern Illinois Estate Planning Council, a graduate of the United Way of Champaign County Emerging Community Leaders program, and serves as an InSync Committee Member for Carle Foundation Hospital. He volunteers at the Illinois Marathon – Busey Youth Run and was named the 2016 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon Volunteer of the Year.
Aron has over 20 years of experience helping affluent families, business owners and professionals effectively manage their wealth, guiding them through important financial decisions with skill and confidence. He offers extensive knowledge and objective advice on matters involving insurance, investments, portfolio management, financial planning, retirement planning, estate planning, and trust and estate administration. His comprehensive approach to wealth management, personal dedication to serving his clients, and strong commitment to the fiduciary principles that prioritize the needs and goals of his clients, ensures that they have a trusted advocate on their side.
Aron joined Busey Wealth Management in 2006 and serves on the Investment Team that oversees the investment process for Busey Wealth Management. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), and an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®). He received his bachelors of science degree in Finance from Millikin University's Tabor School of Business, and has completed professional training through the College of Financial Planning, and the Cannon Financial Institute's Comprehensive Wealth Management School, and Personal Trust School I, II and III. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a Leadership Certificate from the esteemed Wharton School of Business.
Aron is a member of the Eastern Illinois Estate Planning Council, serving as its President in 2012-2013, and the Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. He is also actively involved in the community through his volunteer efforts with the Champaign West Rotary Club and service on the board of directors for the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Outside of the office, Aron enjoys spending time with his wife, Laurie, and daughter, Sarah, and spending summer vacations at their family cabin in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota. He is a marathon runner and avid outdoor enthusiast.