John grew up in Granite City, Illinois and graduated from SIUE with a BS in 1970 and MS in Education in 1976.
He married his wife Cheryle in 1970 and has two daughters; Christine and Kelly. Kelly and her husband Kevin has blessed John with 4 grandchildren; Olivia, Harrison, Piper, and Sutton who are the highlight of his life.
John started his practice in April of 1978 while teaching and coaching at Granite City High School. He made a career change in January of 1980 after being recognized as The Franklin Life Rookie of the Year award winner. This gave John an opportunity to be invited into an executive program at the corporate level. In less than a year and a half, John was promoted to Vice President at Franklin Life.
In May of 1984 John was offered an opportunity to return home and serve the Gateway Region as Regional Manager of Franklin Life. In 2000 AIG American General offered John a Regional Vice President job responsible for servicing the Midwest.
Today, John is owner and servant leader of Resource One Advisors. His team has over 25 advisors with 200 years of combined experience in retirement, investments, and insurance planning. Their mission is simple…serve you, their purpose is significant, serve God.
John has the following licenses: life, accident & health, Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 63, is an investment advisory representative (IAR) with LPL Financial and has his CLF degree from The American College.
Andy grew up in Akron, Ohio and graduated from the University of Toledo with a degree in Sports Administration.
Andy married Christine in 1993 and they have six children; Drew, Jake, Avery, Lilly, Hannah, and Noah.
He played professional Football with Milwaukee Mustangs (Arena League), Barcelona Dragons (World League), Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints, Saint Louis Rams, and the Detroit Lions (National Football League).
Andy spent nine seasons with the Rams. As a reliable force on the offensive line, McCollum started every game from 2000 until 2005. During his tenure with the Rams, McCollum was part of an offensive line that blocked for three NFL MVP’s and led the Rams to two Super Bowl contests.
McCollum’s success does not end on the field but can be seen off the field through his volunteer efforts. In 2006, McCollum was a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. He served as the chair for the Rams’ Bowl-a RAM-a event to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Metro St. Louis. McCollum continued in his efforts to support their cause by donating tickets to each home game to the organization. He also worked with the Down Syndrome Association to host a football clinic at Russell Training Center and served as the honorary chair for the organization’s annual golf tournament.
McCollum’s commitment to service did not end there. As a Rams’ center, he was active with the offensive line’s “Linemen in Motion” community efforts. During the holiday season, McCollum, along with other members of the O-line, would serve a Thanksgiving meal to those in need. The group also visited children at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. He works with fellowship of Christian Athletes and helps coach the FCA football camp. He is a volunteer coach with the Eureka High School football team and has coached youth football with Eureka Junior Wildcat Football for several years. He also teaches Sunday school and helps with the children’s/youth program at West County Community Church.
Andy joined Resource One Advisors LLC in 2011 and is life, accident & health licensed, has his series 6, 7, 24, 63, 65, and is an investment advisory representative (IAR) with LPL Financial.
Isaac was born and raised in Washington, Iowa where he graduated high school in 2010. After high school Isaac attended Truman State University, located in Kirksville, Missouri. While in college Isaac was a member of the Men's Basketball team, a leader of the Truman chapter Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and involved with a local church.
Isaac graduated from Truman State in May of 2015 with a degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Marketing and has been with Resource One Advisors LLC since June 2015. He is life, accident & health and series 7 & 66 licensed, and is a investment advisor representative (IAR) with LPL Financial.
Isaac married Ally, his college sweetheart, in 2016.
In his free time Isaac enjoys spending time with friends and family, volunteering with various ministries at his church and attending sporting events.
Andrew was born and raised in Pacific MO and attended Pacific High School, where he graduated second in his class in 2012. Andrew played both soccer and baseball in high school, earning All State honors his senior baseball season. He continued his baseball career at Tufts University in Boston, where Andrew graduated with a double major in History and Classics.
Andrew joined the Resource One team in July 2016 when he moved back to Missouri following his graduation from Tufts. He has his life, accident and health license, is series 7 & 66 licensed, and is a investment advisory representative (IAR)with LPL Financial.
When he's not working, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife, Haleigh whom he married in 2018, hanging out with friends, hiking, or doing anything that involves baseball. Whether it's watching baseball, playing baseball, or winning his many fantasy baseball leagues, baseball is always on the mind.
Austin was raised in Gray Summit, Missouri. He attended Pacific High School where he graduated in 2014. After high school Austin moved on to continue his education at Northern Illinois University, located in DeKalb, Illinois. At Northern Illinois Austin was member for the Wrestling Team until an injury ended his career.
Austin graduated from Northern Illinois in December 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Media Communications and has been with Resource One Advisors LLC since June 2015. He has his Life, Accident & Health license, is series 7 & series 66 licensed, and is an investment advisory representative (IAR) with LPL Financial.
When Austin is not at work helping clients with their financial needs you can find him coaching the Pacific H.S. wrestling team, supporting NIU athletics, and spending time with friends and family.
Danielle grew up in St. Charles, Missouri and graduated summa cum laude from Lindenwood University with a degree in Business Administration.
During her time at Lindenwood, Danielle partnered with professors in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship when she was invited by the finance department to co-found the university’s first-ever investment club. As a result of great success in the first inaugural year of the club, the university was granted funding to launch the program and further develop the finance department. During her time at Lindenwood, Danielle was a member of Lindenwood’s Honor College and was an active collegiate member in Delta Zeta.
In addition to being involved at Lindenwood, Danielle completed two internships at Edward Jones as a branch office intern. During her time at Edward Jones, Danielle led interns around the country in completing a field study on financial literacy.
Danielle has always had a keen eye for financial planning from growing up in the finance industry. As a result of her experiences at Edward Jones, the investment club at Lindenwood University, and learning from her grandfather who dedicated 50 years to financial planning, Danielle has positioned herself to hit the ground running in the business.
Today, Danielle serves individuals and families in every stage of life, from those just starting out and starting families, to those preparing for retirement or in their post-retirement years. When serving her clients, Danielle believes the values of trust, relationships, and transparency are the core values of delivering financial ease of mind to individuals, families, and small businesses.
David grew up in Chesterfield MO and graduated Valedictorian from Lafayette High School in 1975. He continued his education at Southeast MO State University graduating Summa Cum Laude with majors in Accounting and Management and then obtained an MBA from the University of MO. He married Karen in 1985 and is blessed with two awesome children---Emily and Jonathan.David began providing financial advisory services for clients in 2009 with a focus on educators. David has his Series 7 and Series 66 and 63 securities licenses, is a Investment Adviser Representative (IAR) with LPL Financial, and Certified Public Accountant, with a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation. He also has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation (VICC) since November, 2009. From 1996-2009 he was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Rockwood School District, Missouri’s third largest school district. He was the Associate Superintendent-Finance at Francis Howell School District during the prior five years. Before that time he worked in private industry as a Vice-President at Citicorp and Manager at Price Waterhouse. While serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Rockwood, he oversaw a total budget of over $275 million, an operating budget of over $200 million and payroll for approximately 4,500 employees.
David is the first non-legislator to receive the Lewis and Clark Award from the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association. He chaired the Legislative Affairs Committee of the Association of School Business Officials International, is a past president of the Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO), and is the past president of the St. Louis Area School Business Officials. He has authored articles in School Business Affairs, the MoASBO Journal, two chapters of the MoASBO Manual and was selected as the MoASBO Business Official of the Year in 2008. He was also the first mayor of the City of Wildwood and has served on the local YMCA Board of Directors from 2001-2010, serving as the Board chairperson 2004-2006.
Paul has been in the financial services industry since 1984, serving clients in various capacities from investments, insurance, business and estate planning. Upon graduation from Purdue University in 1975 with a PhD in chemistry, he served on the faculty at McKendree University, leaving in 1985 as Chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics. Today, Paul serves on the Board of Trustees at McKendree University, Metro East Board of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and various committees at his church.
He is married to Carol, has a son and daughter along with three grandsons and resides in Shiloh, Illinois. Hobbies include an interest in time pieces, travel and reading.
Education: BS Chemistry, McKendree University in 1970. PhD Physical Inorganic Chemistry Purdue University, 1975 CLU American College 1996.
Brenda was born and raised in Manchester, MO. While she enjoyed all sports growing up, her focus was typically surrounded by water from swimming and water skiing to just spending the day fishing. Brenda has pursued her love of vocal music throughout her life by participating in various concert choirs and church choirs.
Brenda married her husband John in 1976 and together they are blest with two adult sons, John and Jacob, as well as two daughters-of-the-heart, Lisa and Allysa, and two wonderful grandchildren, Carrie and Jack.
Brenda was introduced to this industry as an administrative assistant in 1998. Here she discovered first-hand the joy of helping families navigate the turbulent waters of life through the aid of financial planning. She quickly recognized the privilege of helping others succeed financially would become her life’s work. In 2008 she purchased the book of business where she began, forming lasting relationships through service and trust. Brenda continues to practice and follow her mission of serving others first.
Brenda has her Life, Accident and Health License, and holds her Series 6 and 63 with LPL Financial.
Brenda also enjoys giving back to her community by leading a weekly Bible Study. In her free time she enjoys spending time on their farm in Ste. Genevieve, MO where the fish are always biting.
Kelly spent her early childhood in Indiana, moved to Tennessee where she graduated high school, then in 1984 she moved to Missouri where she received a Business Administration-Marketing degree from Saint Louis University. Kelly married her husband John in 1989 and they have two daughters Courtney and Ashley (Austin).
In 1985 she began working as an administrative assistant to John Brooks/president of Resource One Advisors LLC. Currently, as Director of Operations she brings 30+ years of knowledge of client service, business processing, and experience of what it takes to run a successful business.
Kelly has her Life, Accident, and Health License, holds her Series 6 and 63 with LPL Financial, and she is a notary republic. When she is not at the office Kelly enjoys gardening, volleyball, and making jewelry.