Scott Schmailzl, ChFC®, CFP®, CLU®
Scott began his background in finance at Central College in Pella, Iowa, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business management with a focus in finance in 2003. Upon graduating, Scott immediately entered the insurance and investment industry and began to build his practice.
Scott quickly achieved several prestigious certifications within the financial services industry including that of a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), and finally CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional (CFP®), perhaps the most advanced certification the industry offers. Each of these programs requires approximately 400 hours of study and a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education every two years.
In 2014, Scott co-founded R² Financial Strategies, an independent financial advisory firm. His business is based on holistic financial planning for individuals, families, and business owners. The scope of his advisory services includes insurance planning, wealth management, retirement income planning, and estate planning.
Outside of the office, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Abby, and their two daughters, Cora and Lola. He enjoys golfing, boating, traveling, and is an avid college sports fan, always cheering on his Cornhuskers.