Joann Barton

Senior Vice President/The Investor Group at TheBANK

EXPERIENCE: Joann Barton serves as Senior Vice President of The Investor Group at TheBANK. She has been in the industry since 1984.

EDUCATION: B.S. in Biology, Quincy University; MBA, University of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL: Joann's credentials include: Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plan Specialists; Professional Financial Planner (PFP) from the Cannon Institute; and Trust Certification from the American Bankers Association.

BELIEFS: Joann believes that The Investor Group team has an obligation to understand their clients' goals and objectives and to present an investment plan that meets those needs.

"We strive to ensure that our clients' goals and objectives are met, whether that's through the investment of their assets or through the administration of their Estate or Trust."

AWAY FROM THE OFFICE: A lifelong resident of Edwardsville, Joann and her husband Greg have two children. She enjoys spending time with her family and participating in various community events.

ORGANIZATIONS: Joann is a member of the Edwardsville Rotary Club, Estate planning Council of St. Louis, Employee Benefit Association of St. Louis, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plan Specialists (IFEBPS), and the St. Louis Chapter of IFEBPS. She's also a Board Member and Treasurer of the Edwardsville YMCA, an Executive Committee Member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis Southwest Division and a Panel Co-Chair of an Allocation's Committee. In addition she is an Executive Board Member for the Boy Scouts of America Lewis and Clark Council.