Staff

I take customer service very seriously. So does my staff. Together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients. If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.

Learn more about my staff below.

 

 
Stephanie J Abernathy

Stephanie J Abernathy

Office 217-355-9390

Stephanie has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2000 and joined Justin Kirby’s team in October 2006. She graduated from the University of Illinois in 2003 with a degree in Finance. Stephanie is life and health licensed and has passed the Series 6, 7, 26, 63, and 66 exams. On November 4, 2009, Stephanie became a CFP® certificant. Stephanie takes care of client service and operations.

She enjoys bowling in her free time. She is married to Cory and they have a daughter, Sydney.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP (with flame logo)® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
 
Richard B Thompson

Richard B Thompson, CFA®

Office 217-355-9390

Rich graduated from the University of Illinois College of Business in 2008 with a degree in Finance with High Honors.  He started working for Justin as an intern in January 2008. Following graduation he started full-time in January 2009.  Rich has his Series 7 and 66, life and health licenses and has earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. 

Rich is a lifelong resident of the Champaign-Urbana area and currently lives in Urbana. He recently got engaged to Kaitlyn. In their free time they enjoy spending time together playing golf, tennis and attending University of Illinois athletic events.

 
Brian Neal Bollman

Brian Neal Bollman

Office 217-355-9390

Brian has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2006 including 5 years as the Retirement Plan Specialist for the McClure Agency. He has been in the financial services arena for more than 12 years including with his own Registered Investment Advisory firm he helped start in 2000. Brian works with individuals in their personal planning, involving their insurance and investment needs, as well as working with companies on their retirement plans and group benefits. He is insurance and investment licensed in several states, as well as having his Series 6, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

Brian is married to Dianne and they have twins, Jordanne and Jakob.  He is active in the community through the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen and his church. He also enjoys golf, volunteering and travel with his family.

 
Jennifer D Kamp

Jennifer D Kamp

Office 217-355-9390

Jennifer joined Justin’s team in July 2015 after working in the financial services industry for many years. Her focus is on client service as well as a variety of other duties. She is life and health insurance licensed and has passed the Series 6 and 63 securities exams.

Jennifer and her husband, Jim, live in Mahomet with their two children, Jack and Peter. Jennifer is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana.

 

Justin Kirby, CLU®, CRPS®, CLTC®
Wealth Management Advisor


Kirby Wealth Management Group

 

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