Our education specialists conduct FREE seminars and one-on-one consultations throughout the year at numerous locations across the state. With more than 65 years of combined service with the State of Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan, their experience, knowledge and dedication to serving you are what help make the deferred compensation plan a valuable employee benefit. Education specialists do NOT earn commissions on the money you contribute to the deferred comp plan or the investment options you choose.
Each education specialist serves a specific territory or, in the case of Cole County, department. Download the Education Specialist Territory Map to see who represents your area or department, or view the listings below to learn more about your education specialist.
Don Wilson, CFP®, serves the central and south-central portion of the state. He is also the education specialist for the following Cole County agencies:
- Attorney General
- Dept of Agriculture
- House of Representatives
- Lt Governor
- Mental Health
- Public Defender
- Secretary of State
Callie Simmons is the education specialist for the west-central, central, and northeastern portion of the state. She is also the education specialist for the following Cole County agencies:
- Dept of Health
- Higher Education
- Social Services
Dale Rippelmeyer is the education specialist for the eastern portion of the state.
A combination of several education specialists will serve the southeastern portion of the state until this position is filled. This territory also includes the following Cole County agencies:
- Dept of Insurance
- Economic Development
- Lincoln University
- Public Safety
- State Auditor
Deborah Taylor, CLU, ChFC, is the education specialist for the southwest portion of the state.
David Gibson is the education specialist for the northwest portion of the state.