Tim Stearns, CFP ®, ChFEBC, MBA, is the president and founder of TJ Stearns, Inc., Financial Planning and Benefits, a financial services and insurance agency located in Arlington Heights, Il. For over 2 decades, Tim has offered financial services for individuals, families and businesses. As a registered Investment Advisor Representative, Tim’s focus is on what is financially best for his clients. Focusing on processes and customization, he and his team guide clients in meeting their investment goals through discussion and understanding. Tim works to provide exceptional service, comprehensive financial planning, and an unbiased perspective in helping guide you to realizing your financial goals. Tim graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Finance, and also earned his MBA (emphasis on Marketing and Finance) from Norther Illinois University. When not at the office, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife of 20 years, Jen Stearns, and their 3 boys; Jake, 17, TJ, 15, and Ryan, 12. He is also active in the Knights of Columbus, and loves coaching and sponsoring local basketball, football and baseball teams.