Ernie is a lifelong Kansas City resident. Since 1973, he has enjoyed a rewarding career in Financial Services. He has worked extensively with the public in a variety of daily situations, both as an insurance agent and a financial advisor. He owned a successful Farmers Insurance Group agency from 1973 to 1998. In 1998, Ernie began operating exclusively as an independent financial advisor. His experience is broad in the related financial needs of families and businesses. After extensive research, in 2018, he elected to associate his practice with the John Christy team at Premier Financial Partners. Ernie and his wife, Lu Ann, live in Leawood, Kansas. They have two children and four grandchildren and a lot of fun!