John Brooks CLF President of Resource One Advisors LLC

John Brooks CLF 

President of Resource One Advisors LLC

LPL Registered Principal

John grew up in Granite City, Illinois and graduated from SIUE with a BS in 1970 and MS in Education in 1976.

He married Cheryle in 1970 and has two daughters; Christine and Kelly. Kelly and her husband Kevin have 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 of Franklin Life as Regional Manager.  In 2000 AIG American General offered John a Regional Vice President job responsible for servicing the Midwest.

Today, John is President 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 a investment advisory representative (IAR) with LPL Financial and has his CLF degree from The American College.

*Presented in recognition of the most exceptional sales and manpower development performance in an initial year of total commitment to Franklin Life.