Our Advisors You don't want to make life's biggest decisions by yourself. It's important to find advisors that value honesty and integrity. Meet the advisors at Financial Benefits. They're here to listen and evaluate. Offer solutions based on your individual circumstances.Bios are always difficult to write. You want to talk about your accomplishments and background without sounding like you're boasting or bragging about yourself. We want you to be comfortable and understand who we are. Our planners have different backgrounds and differing strengths and that's what makes us a good team working for you. Richard W. Stumpf, MBA, CFP®, CEBS Certified Financial Planner® Practitioner, Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (316) 315-0147 I wear many hats at Financial Benefits but providing a vision and direction for our company is the most important. I started this firm in 1988 when financial planning was still a new concept. Over the years, my profession has grown and... Read more Martin W. Thurman, CFP® Certified Financial Planner® Practitioner (316) 315-0147 [email protected] After serving my country for 20 years in the military I have learned some very valuable lessons. One of the most important lessons is, "Don't charge up a hill unless you know what's waiting for you at the top." When I look at managing... Read more Russell E. Hall, CFP® Certified Financial Planner® Practitioner (316) 260-4064 [email protected] I started out as a teacher. One of the first things I realized is that teaching is not so different from financial planning-each client, like my students, is unique with their own strengths, history and life circumstances. To be an... Read more J.D. Thompson, LUTCF Insurance Specialist (316) 722-9070 [email protected] J D has been helping clients with their insurance needs for over 40 years. He is our resident expert on insurance for seniors – everything from Medicare Parts A, B, C and D to dental and vision coverage. J D also works with... Read more Kent Anthony, CIC, CFP, CIC, CFP®, CMFC, RFC® Certified Financial Planner and Property Casualty Specialist 620-278-2191 [email protected] Kent offices in Sterling, Kansas, and has been in business for over 33 years. Kent is our property and casualty insurance specialist. As an independent agent, he can look at multiple insurance companies and find the best homeowners and... Read more Nicholas Oglesby, CFP®, RICP®, CASL® Retirement Planning Strategist 316-315-0147 [email protected] Nick Oglesby is a fourteen year financial industry veteran and has a passion for helping clients through life’s transitions. Whether you are transitioning out of a marriage, or getting ready to retire... Read more Why are we different?