About the Author
Bryan began his financial career immediately following earning his CPA credentials and Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois. Later he earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois Executive MBA program. His career started as a staff accountant for the State Universities Retirement System of Illinois where he eventually became the Chief Financial Officer. After 19 years of experience in public retirement matters, he worked for 5 years with Benefit Planning Consultants, Inc. – a third party administration corporation overseeing private retirement plans. He is currently associated with Chesser Financial, where he has been assisting individuals in their personal retirement planning for the last 13 years. Bryan earned Million Dollar Round Table membership within four months at Chesser Financial. He earned VIP of the Year award from Ohio National Financial Services that same year. In 2010, Bryan was recognized by Ohio National with their Chairman’s Navigator Award, recognizing him for the personal integrity Bryan exhibits with his clients and business relationships. Bryan and his spouse of 32 years, Pam, live in Champaign, Illinois, and are avid fans of The University of Illinois Fighting Illini. They have two daughters, Callie and Corrie.