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Robert J. Blattel, CFP®

Bob, the founder and President of Blattel & Associates, has been in the business of helping people make smart choices about their money since 1977. With more than three decades of experience in financial planning, Bob offers valuable financial knowledge and insight, helping clients effectively design objective, highly customized financial strategies. More importantly, Bob connects to each of his clients in a personal way that leads to true understanding of his client’s lives and goals.

Committed to financial education, Bob not only strives to educate each client about the planning process and the impact of his or her individual decisions, but he also has hosted community financial seminars since 1979. He taught at Lindenwood College from 1979-1985, and he continues to teach retirement planning at St. Charles Community College, where he has taught regular courses since 1990.

Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. He is a Certified Financial Planner ®(CFP®)and a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). He also has served on the board and is a current member of the Cottleville Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce.

Bob and his wife have four grown children. They have resided in the St. Charles County area for more than 30 years. Bob enjoys many passions and hobbies, including classic cars, movies, astronomy, board games, and trains. He is also a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and likes to perform magic for charity.

Scott A. Blattel

Scott A. Blattel, Vice President of Investment Strategies, joined Blattel & Associates in 2000 and has been helping secure the financial futures of our clients ever since. Scott prepares and presents comprehensive financial plans, performs investment research and analysis, develops individual investment strategies, and handles risk management evaluation. He also maintains ongoing contact with portfolio analysts and managers in support of the firm’s dedication to investment research and due diligence, and works directly with our clients’ CPAs and attorneys to ensure that our long-term strategies are working in concert with their current and future tax and estate strategies.

Scott received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from University of Missouri St. Louis. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 certifications, as well as life Insurance and health insurance licenses. He is also a member of the Financial Planning Association.
 
Scott and his wife live in the Saint Charles County area with their daughter. He enjoys playing in a local roller hockey league and spending time with his family.
Kate Christopher

Kate Christopher, Vice President of Marketing and Personnel, is responsible for client services and communications, event coordination and office management, as well as ensuring that each client receives service that exceeds their expectations. To support outstanding client communication, she creates the web site and newsletter content; handles marketing-related project management; and assists with maintaining the client management database. Kate also plans and executes all aspects of client seminars, community events and private workshops. Behind the scenes, she makes sure the office runs smoothly.

She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Truman State University. Kate has over a decade of experience in marketing and communications, mostly within the financial industry. A member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), she rejoined the family business in 2008.

Kate and her husband live in St. Peters with their two young children and their black lab Maisy. She enjoys taking her kids to every park in the area and making frequent visits to the St. Charles County libraries.

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