President & CEO Of Retirement Solutions Group and RSG Investments
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Alan E. Becker, Chief Executive Officer of Retirement Solutions Group (RSG) and RSG Investments, is a leader in the financial services world for pre and current retirees. Alan has passed the Series 65 Securities exam and is insurance licensed in Kansas and Missouri. Along with his team, Alan utilizes superior tools and services to help his clients pursue their financial independence. He implements plans that are in the best interest for his clients as he strives to help them realize their retirement goals and the desired legacy they leave behind.
Alan hosts two radio shows and is the author of “Return on Investment or Reliability of Income? The True Meaning of ROI in Retirement.”
Alan resides in Overland Park, Kansas, with his wife Kristina and their three sons, Dylan, Robert and Logan. He is very involved in the community chambers and charities. Alan is very proud of the fact that Retirement Solutions Group has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
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Investment Adviser Representative
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For over three decades, Mike “Cy” Cajthaml has been known to clients and financial colleagues as “Mike Cy the Investment Guy.” As a fiduciary, he uses a client-centered philosophy and is required to put client interests ahead of his own. Using this philosophy, Cy has helped hundreds of clients prepare financial plans so that they can pursue their retirement dreams and goals.
Cy is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional, a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF®).
Cy and his wife of 40 years, Debbie, relocated to Kansas from the Greater Chicagoland area in 2007 along with their son, Mike Jr., daughter-in-law, Ashley, and their grandsons, Cameron and Carson.
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With over 15 years of industry experience, Sam brings a wealth
of knowledge and a true desire to help our clients realize their
retirement goals. Sam joined the team in March of 2017. Prior to RSG, he spent the majority of the late ’90s and early 2000s in the mutual fund arena before making the move to be a full time insurance and financial professional in 2005. It's this extensive experience that helps him look at our clients’ overall retirement picture and custom tailor solutions and strategies to their unique situations. Sam has passed the Series 65 Securities exam and currently holds life, health, property & casualty insurance licenses in both Missouri and Kansas. Sam and his family currently reside in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.
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Investment Adviser Representative
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John joins Retirement Solutions Group with over 20 years of financial services experience bringing a wealth of financial planning and investment expertise to the team. He is passionate about getting to know his clients and understanding their retirement goals and objectives. He is excited to put together comprehensive plans that address tax efficiency, risk migration, growth and income needs that are unique to each individual’s situation. “I am proud to work for Retirement Solutions Group where we are an independent advisory firm and not restricted to a limited grouping of financial instruments. We always and in every way do what is best for our clients and take the fiduciary responsibility very seriously” John says.
John earned a Ph.D. from Arizona State University and is a CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SPECIALIST (CEBS®) from the International Foundation of Employee Benefits and Wharton University, and a CHARTERED RETIREMENT PLANNING COUNSELOR (CRPC®) from the College for Financial Planning. John has passed the Series 7, 24, 65, 63, 6 and 26 securities exams and currently holds a Life, Accident and Health Insurance license in both Missouri and Kansas.
He currently resides in Lee’s Summit, Missouri with his wife, Kathryn, his son William, and his daughter, Megan. John’s free-time includes fishing, boating and Taekwondo.
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As a 32-year veteran of the financial services industry, Terry is excited to join the RSG team. He started his career in his hometown of Minot, North Dakota, in 1987. In 1991, Terry moved to Denver, Colorado, and worked as a Registered Representative for two nationally recognized organizations. In 2003, he formed his own independent financial planning firm, Summers Retirement Strategies, to put together a completely independent process that would guide his clients through the steps leading up to retirement and then through those golden years. Terry looks forward to meeting the RSG client family and assisting them toward achieving their financial and retirement goals.
In 2013, Terry married a Kansas City woman, Lynne, and they currently reside in Olathe, Kansas. Terry is a golf and baseball enthusiast. He and Lynne enjoy spending time together and spoiling their dog and cat, Hosmi and Jaxson. They are also avid about traveling and spending time working out and hiking in their free time together.
Director of Operations
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Robert, a Minnesota native who has lived all over North America during his business leadership career, joined RSG in March of 2015. He brings an extensive background with many years of executive leadership experience. Robert's main priorities are assisting Alan in the growth of his firms, coaching the team, business planning, human resources and building a company culture to endure the long-term. He has a bachelor's degree business management and currently resides in Gardner, Kansas.
Director of Accounting
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Sarah is responsible for managing all internal accounting as well as client service work and client investment account processing. Sarah, who joined the RSG team in 2010, graduated with her MBA from Pittsburg State University and has her Certified Tax Specialist (CTS) certification from the Institute of Business & Finance. She is currently working on obtaining her CPA license. She resides in Lenexa, Kansas, with her daughter, who is currently at DePaul University, and enjoys traveling all over the world.
Strategic Planning/Case Design
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Kevin has been in the insurance industry for over 19 years, primarily focusing on the needs of retirees and their long-term planning strategies. “It is our goal at RSG to make every person who walks through our doors receive an experience that is second to none and to provide them with viable retirement planning options,” Kevin says. Kevin grew up in Michigan and attended college at Northern Michigan University. He currently lives in Olathe with his wife, Kristine, and has six children ranging from 13 to 32.
Health Insurance Professional
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Frank became part of Retirement Solutions Group in 2013. As a licensed Health & Life Insurance Professional, he works with a variety of insurance companies and can share many options that may be beneficial to his clients. Frank has lived in the Johnson County area since 1998 and currently resides in Olathe, KS with Linda and has two grown children living in the area as well. Outside of work, you may find Frank enjoying his time off by listening to live music throughout the metro area. Frank’s belief is, “I am not just adding clients to my business, I am adding Friends."
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Even though he was born in California and raised in Texas, Eric considers Kansas, home. A career in television news brought him to Kansas City in 2002. As the breaking news reporter there is very little he hasn't seen and reported on first hand. In 2018, after 25 years in TV and public relations, Eric joined the RSG team in 2018 and is excited to get to know our client family to help get them "to and through” the journey we call retirement! Eric is married to Jeanene and has four kids, Jordyn, Katie, Ainsley and Brody.
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Originally from Maryland, Elizabeth recently paused her travels around the world to be closer to friends and family, now calling Kansas City home. After college, she pursued her passion of travel and worked on a cruise ship, traveling to 6 continents and almost 50 countries. Now she enjoys exploring Kansas City and learning what the Midwest has to offer. With a B.F.A degree in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing from Salisbury University, Elizabeth is excited to grow alongside RSG. She is eager to meet our client family and help them through their retirement journey.
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Diane brought her bubbly personality and enthusiasm to Retirement Solutions Group in February 2019. As the Administrative Coordinator, Diane’s primary role is greeting clients, giving tours and maintaining a very busy calendar. Diane monitors the heartbeat of RSG and always welcomes people into the office with a huge smile. If you ever need anything before, during or after your visit, she is the person to ask!
Diane comes to us from the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The Minnesota native met a native Kansan who stole her heart. Diane and Connor moved to Overland Park in spring 2011 to be closer to his family. Their daughter, Kylie, was born a few months later. The three were inseparable. However, Diane has been raising Kylie on her own since Connor had an unfortunate accident in 2017 and passed away. Family and faith have played a key role since. Diane previously spent time as a Certified Nursing Assistant and an elementary school paraprofessional. Aside from being a great mom to Kylie, she enjoys church on Sunday mornings, being on the lake, reading and hanging out with friends. Diane is also a HUGE sports fan!
Client Service Administrator
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Having lived his entire life in Kansas, Austin is a very proud Kansan and lifelong Jayhawk fan. This summer, Austin had the distinct honor of being the first intern ever to work at RSG. He is set to graduate with a degree in finance from Emporia State University in December 2019. Upon completion of his internship, Austin was offered a permanent position as a Client Service Administrator.
Austin is excited to have found such a welcoming and inviting place to learn and work and aspires to one day become a financial advisor at RSG. He enthusiastically is looking forward to helping the client family “to and through” the journey of retirement. When he’s not attending school or working at RSG, Austin enjoys golf, Major League Baseball and all college sports.
Chief Financial Officer
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Jeff, a long-time Kansas City resident, joined RSG in July 2019 as the CFO. Jeff brings years of expertise in accounting, tax, and business planning and management. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and worked at Deloitte right out of college. He has also worked at several local accounting firms as well as being the Corporate Controller and CFO for several Kansas City businesses as well as owning his own business for the last three years.
He has been married 33 years to Valerie and resides in Overland Park. Jeff has a son, Michael, who is married to Leah. They both live and work in New York City. He also has a daughter, Rebecca, who is a special education teacher in Chicago. Jeff enjoys sports, yoga, travelling and hanging out with friends.
To schedule a time to discuss your financial future and the possible role of insurance or investments in your financial strategy, contact us at email@example.com or call us at (913) 685-9422 today!
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