Brian Gaertner, CIMA®

Regional Director - Midwest Region

Brian Gaertner

Brian serves as Regional Director for the Midwest division, leading sales efforts for that area and bringing close to two decades experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining RiverFront in 2011, Brian was a Senior Vice President and Business Development Consultant for Robert W. Baird, focusing on advisor best practices. He also worked as a Senior Field Consultant for the Investment Consulting Services Department of Robert W. Baird. Brian's primary focus was promoting the firm's separately managed account platform and advisory services for use with high net worth and institutional investors. While at Baird, Brian was instrumental in the development of the Investment Counsel Program at the University of Chicago. Prior to working at Baird, Brian served as a Regional Marketing Associate for Strong Capital Management. 

Brian earned a BBA in Marketing from the University of Iowa and holds a MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Finance. He is certified as an investment management analyst (CIMA) by the Wharton School of Business and is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association.

The Science:  Brian dedicates his spare time to building a healthy adult and youth community.  He flexes his muscles as a volunteer youth sports coach and as president of the high school Gridiron Club.  Brian also manages to drum up additional community support by serving as co-chair of the 4th of July Independence Day parade.