Registered Representative, Registered Investment Advisor
Craig has lived in Quincy for over 60 years and attended Quincy High School and Quincy College (now Quincy University) where he attained a Bachelor's in Business Administration (1971) and Physical Education/Human Anatomy and Physiology (1977). He served as Assistant Director of Admissions for QU for three years, served as Assistant Coach for the men's basketball team for three years, and held the position of Co-Head Coach of the women's basketball team for five years.
Craig began his career in the financial industry in December 1979 with IDS/American Express (now Ameriprise) and became a District Manager in three years. He joined Bates Group in April of 1985 to open and manage the Quincy office. His 40+ years of experience have served his large client base very well with his being highly versed in investments, retirement plans, taxation, insurance, and estate planning. Craig holds a Series 7 General Securities license, a Series 66 Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) license, and a life insurance license.
Craig and his beautiful wife Erin have been married since 1984, and have two daughters and six grandchildren. After his family and working with clients, Craig's greates passions are golf, St. Louis Cardinals baseball, St. Louis Blues hockey, and University of Illinois basketball.