Bradley W. Books
Brad has been working as a Financial Advisor for more than 15 years. A life-long resident of Springfield, Brad attended Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. He continued his education at Lincoln Land Community College where he quickly earned his Associate Degree in Science. Brad earned his BA in Business Administration and a minor degree of Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois-Springfield where he graduated cum laude. Focusing on the benefits of disciplined investing, independent research, and proper Asset Allocation, Brad assists his clients with retirement plans and their overall financial lives. In addition to his Financial Advisory Practice, Brad is one of the partners in the family business, Capitol Blue Print, Inc., also located in Springfield. Brad is also one of four founders and current President of CJK Charitable Foundation, Ltd. CJK was established to raise donation funds in the name of his deceased best friend, Christopher J. Kohlrus. CJK Charitable Foundation donates all proceeds to Prairie Education & Research Cooperative, located in Springfield. Brad met his wife, Betsy Link, in high school. After many years of courtship, Brad caught Betsy in a weak moment and she accepted his proposal for marriage . They were married in 2005 and currently reside and remain active in the Springfield community. They have three wonderful children, Karigan, Graciella, & Logan and very loyal dog, Maverick.
Brad's email address is [email protected].