Ronald Ouwenga, CFP®

First Vice President/Investments

Ronald develops and helps manage his clients’ wealth management plans using risk mitigation strategies while seeking to generate wealth throughout multiple generations.

For more than 15 years, Ronald has been a committed and vital advisor to individuals and families needing a professional to help them pursue their financial goals. Understanding that each client is unique, he takes the time to create detailed wealth management plans for his clients that are tailored to their goals and needs. Through experience and education, he has acquired the skills to create customized strategies for a broad array of clients; from younger clients who need an investment plan to build wealth, to clients nearing, or in retirement who require a comprehensive plan to guide them from the accumulation to distribution phase of their financial life.

Prior to becoming a financial advisor, Ronald and his family spent 14 years building a successful food services business, which they ultimately sold to a publicly traded company. His experience as a business owner provides a unique perspective and strong understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by small business owners. Having attained and maintained the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) certification, he has received training on the duties of good faith and standards of care, insurance reviews, tax strategies, as well as estate planning issues and retirement planning. He also earned a B.S. in Agricultural Sales and Marketing from Purdue University.

Ronald, a life-long resident of Kankakee County, and his wife have six children and four beautiful grandchildren. He is a well-known leader in the community and has actively volunteered his time and leadership skills by coaching youth sports and serving on the board of directors for the International Fresh-Cut Processors Association, Youth for Christ, and the Bible League International.