Emily began her career with Bluestem as a student intern while studying Financial Planning at the University of Illinois. In 2015, she graduated with double majors in Agricultural and Consumer Economics, and Human Development and Family Studies. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. After graduating, Emily passed the CFP® exam while working at a Chicago area fee-only financial planning firm. In early 2016 Emily returned to Bluestem rejoining the team as an Associate Advisor.
As an Associate, Emily supports Jake Kuebler and Josh Cutler, and works directly with clients to help them reach their financial planning goals. Emily has a passion for inspiring young women interested in Financial Planning, since graduating from the University of Illinois she has returned many times to speak with students and even appeared on a panel for a Women Empowering Women event.
Emily grew up in the Rockford area, and when not at work enjoys spending time with her daughter, Ellie, reading nonfiction and exploring all the great things Central Illinois has to offer. For more information visit Emily’s Linkedin page.