Qualifications

In 2007, David W. Hanson & David B. Fisher, two accomplished financial services veterans, combined their financial practices and formed the Hanson-Fisher Wealth Management Group.  With over 50 years in combined experience in finance, Dave Hanson & Dave Fisher understand the importance of developing trust and long-term relationships. 

David Hanson is a graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Accounting.  Dave had nearly 30 years of experience with the investment firm A.G. Edwards (now Wells Fargo Advisors) prior to joining Benjamin F. Edwards in March of 2010.  Dave earned his CFP®certification in 1982. 

David Fisher joined A.G. Edwards in 1998 after spending nearly 10 years at a Fortune 500 company working in corporate finance and marketing.  David earned an advanced degree in economics and finance from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business after receiving undergraduate and advanced engineering degrees from Iowa State University and the University of Texas at Austin. 

Brian VanderLugt began his career in the financial services industry with A.G. Edwards in Edina, Minnesota back in 2005 before transferring to the Roselle, Illinois office in 2007.   Brian graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Marketing.  In 2012 he attained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

The Hanson-Fisher Wealth Management Group opened up the seventh branch of Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., in March of 2010 in Wheaton, Illinois.   The company has since grown to over 50 offices and is a company  that is passionate about client service striving to put its clients’ interests first while providing personalized investment advice based on a relationship of mutual understanding and trust. The firm was founded in 2008 by Benjamin F. (Tad) Edwards IV, a 30-year securities industry veteran and son of Benjamin F. Edwards III, the legendary chairman of A.G. Edwards – a 120-year-old securities firm led by five generations of the Edwards family and known for its client-first business model.  With a tagline of “Investments for Generations,” Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. is a privately-held financial services firm, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., which offers a wide array of investment products and services.  For more information, please visit our website at www.benjaminfedwards.com