Jed joined the practice in 2015 and carries the AIF® Designation (Accredited Investment Fiduciary). He holds the Series 7 and 66 Registrations, as well as being a Licensed Producer for Life, Health and Variable Contract Insurance. He is a graduate of Illinois State University with a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences. It is because of his strong desire to help others achieve their life goals and the opportunity to interact with clients daily that Jed decided to enter the business.
In May of 2021, Jed transitioned into the role of CEO for Orchard Financial Group, Inc. He is responsible for implementing the firm's mission and strategy, as well as being in the lead to oversee values and client care. Jed stepped into this role as a second-generation leader after his father Bruce, who held the position for 30 years.
Jed and his wife Lindsay reside in rural Stanford, where they enjoy raising their three children. Jed and Lindsay are active members at Minier Christian Church in Minier, IL.
In his spare time, Jed enjoys coaching youth baseball and basketball, as well as attending their children's sporting events and activities. He also is an avid fan of St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, Chicago Bears Football, and Illinois State University men's basketball.