Born in the Delhi, IA area in 1970.
Attended Maquoketa Valley School graduating in 1989, where he played Football and Wrestled.
Upon Graduation, Rusty went to Upper Iowa University in Fayette Iowa, Where he earned a degree in Management and a minor in Marketing. This is where he got his start with Life Investors Insurance Company of America (LIICA) as an intern in Feb. 1992 working with the different types of insurance products.
With LIICA he held many different positions,
- Intern Feb. – May 1992
- Fulltime sales rep. & agency recruiter May 1992 – Aug. 1995
- Regional Recruiter on the corporate side for LIICA Aug. 1995 – Feb. 2000
- Associate General Agent - Hiring & training agents besides personally producing for many different insurance companies. Feb. 2000 to Current with Feldman Financial Group.
Rusty earned his LUTCF (Life Underwrite Training Council Fellowship) and his CLU (Chartered Life Underwrite). These advanced designations in the insurance industry gave Rusty the knowledge and expertise to work with clients using advanced financial strategies. Rusty is a Registered Representative with Osaic Wealth, Inc., an independent broker dealer. As an independent agent, Rusty has the ability to help clients find products and strategies that are most suitable to fit their situation.
Today, Rusty puts customer satisfaction first and believes building a strong relationship will help his clients achieve financial success. Rusty and Connie currently live in Marshalltown with their three daughters.