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Kort R. McCulley, AIF, BFA, MBA, is the President and

Founder of McCulley Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisor in the State of Illinois.  He holds various state insurance and securities licenses including

the FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65, held through Triad Advisors.  He has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (or AIF®) professional designation, awarded by the Center for Fiduciary Studies, which is associated with the University of Pittsburgh.  He has received formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility. 


He was also awarded the Behavioral Financial Advisor™ designation by The Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education in conjunction with Think2Perform®. The BFA™ designation represents Kort has received additional training on the integration of behavioral techniques that are founded in traditional finance, psychology and neuroscience.


He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from Western Illinois University then went on to complete his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with emphasis in Finance and International Business.  He also has a Professional Insurance Sales Associate (PISA) designation from the Katie School of Insurance at Illinois State University. In 2014, Kort authored his first book, Your Bigger Future, about how to begin your journey and start dreaming again.


He is passionate about giving back to his community and is the co-founder of Champions for Cures, a IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to create awareness and raise money for the fight against cancer.


A Minute With Kort McCulley


Currently Reading:

Not Impossible by Mick Ebeling, Scaling Up by Verne Harnish, and Business Golf by Pat Summerall


Currently Listening To:

Pandora Radio Station that jumps from Mumford & Sons to Pearl Jam to Florida Georgia Line and everything in between


Currently Watching:

Golf Channel's "Morning Drive" and Saturday morning cartoons with lil man


Currently Following:

@scottishgolfpodcast,  @golfchannel,  @golfdigest


Currently Eating:

Somerset, local Mexican spots, and BBQ


Currently Supporting:

Birdies for Cures,  ALS,  The American Cancer Society, St. Jude's and the list goes on.


Currently Playing:

Golf,  paddle, and ping pong


Currently Dreaming About:

 Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. and World, Playing golf with my son, and next trip to Kiawah

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